ClassNK Innovation Endorsement Granted for Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure Endpoint

May 26, 2023 – ClassNK has granted its Innovation Endorsement to Inmarsat’s Fleet Secure Endpoint, verifying the solution’s fulfilment with functional elements that support effective cyber risk management as set out in the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 2021 regulation. The application for certification under the Innovation Endorsement scheme was submitted by Inmarsat’s partner JSAT MOBILE…

Kratos and Clearbox Systems Partner to Develop Advanced Dynamic Satellite Ground and Space Domain Awareness Solutions

May 22, 2023 – Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., a technology company in Defense, National Security and Global Markets, and Clearbox Systems Pty Ltd, the Australian company that uses technology to provide better approaches and techniques for the operations and management of communications networks and the electromagnetic spectrum, have signed a collaboration agreement to…

Inmarsat to Launch I-8 Satellites to Power L-band Network

May 19, 2023 – Inmarsat has announced that SWISSto12, one of Europe’s fastest-growing aerospace providers, will develop its new eighth-generation of spacecraft. The three I-8 satellites will provide additional network resilience, securing the future of Inmarsat’s global L-band safety services. Swissto12, headquartered in Switzerland, will use its HummingSat satellite platform – in conjunction with unique…

MEASAT Connects Malaysian Armed Forces Personnel through High-Speed Satellite Broadband

May 17, 2023 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”) – Malaysia’s Rural Broadband Service Provider will be providing CONNECTme NOW satellite broadband services for free under its Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) programme to frontline Malaysian Armed Forces personnel serving at selected remote border checkpoint posts located across Malaysia. CONNECTme NOW is Malaysia’s leading prepaid satellite broadband…

neXat Expands Further East with KT SAT Partnership

May 17, 2-23 – neXat has entered a partnership with KT SAT to offer the South Korean satellite operator a full suite of managed services and gain access to its coverage in Asia. KT SAT – a subsidiary of KT Corporation and one of South Korea’s largest telecommunications companies – will use the neXat platform…

Hispasat and Intelsat Expand Their Strategic Agreement to Provide Inflight Connectivity through Amazonas Nexus

May 11, 2023 – Hispasat and Intelsat, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, have reached an agreement to expand and extend the agreement reached in 2019 to lease the capacity on Hispasat’s latest satellite, Amazonas Nexus. Specifically, this new partnership includes long-term leasing of the entire satellite capacity available…

SES and TESAT to Develop Payload for Europe’s First Quantum Cryptography LEO Satellite System EAGLE-1

May 11, 2023 – EAGLE-1 consortium lead SES announces a new key partner, TESAT, responsible for developing and integrating the Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) payload for the EAGLE-1 satellite. The SES and TESAT partnership is aimed at achieving the next key milestone in building and implementing Europe’s pioneering quantum secure communications initiative EAGLE-1. Supported by…

SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT to Jointly Provide Ground Station Services to JAXA

May 9, 2023 – By entering into a long-term agreement, SKY Perfect JSAT and KSAT will establish new earth stations globally to provide Near-Earth Tracking and Control Services to JAXA and other Japanese governmental organizations. SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation, Asia’s largest satellite operator, and Kongsberg Satellite Services AS, KSAT, the world-leading ground network operator and…

APSCC Appoints Membership Sales Representative

8 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced the appointment of Vishaal Mathur as membership sales representative, augmenting its reach to the space and satellite industry in South Asia. The appointment is part of the organization’s initiative to substantially expand its membership and to strengthen representation in the region. Vishaal brings with…

May 2023

  • OneWeb Signs Contract with Intellian for Flat Panel User Terminals
  • Astroscale Secures JPY 3 Billion Loan Agreement with Mizuho Bank
  • Perdana Petroleum Berhad Picks MEASAT for Managed Bandwidth Services
  • Ariane 5 Successfully Launches the JUICE Space Probe for ESA

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MEASAT Rolls out Portable Satellite Service with Mont Aero

May 8, 2023 – MEASAT Global Berhad (“MEASAT”), Malaysia’s leading satellite solutions provider, has deployed a portable, Communications-on-the-Pause (“COTP”) service for Mont Aero Sdn Bhd (“Mont Aero”), a technology solutions company that specialises in the oil and gas and maritime industries. The portable COTP service is a quick to deploy mobile satellite broadband solution that…

Profen to Deliver High Performance Networks across Türkiye and beyond with SES’s O3b mPOWER System

May 3, 2023 – The energy companies, government agencies, the telco companies and humanitarian aid organisations in Türkiye, the Middle East and Africa will soon be able to access high-performance, low-latency satellite-based connectivity services, Profen and SES announced today. The combined capacity and infrastructure agreements will see Profen, the global high-tech solutions company, deploy SES’s…

Terry Bleakley Appointed as APSCC President

2 May 2023, Seoul, Korea – In an election taking place over in April, the membership of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has appointed Terry Bleakley as APSCC President. The appointment takes effect immediately and continues through the end of April 2025. Bleakley assumes the leadership of APSCC, succeeding Gregg Daffner in the position.…

OneWeb Signs Contract with Intellian for Flat Panel User Terminals

April 27, 2023 – Intellian Technologies Inc., a global provider of resilient multi-constellation, feature-rich satellite user terminals and communications solutions, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, announce a contract for the supply of Intellian’s OW11FL user terminals with mass-production beginning in Q4 2023. The OW11FL is an Electronically Scanned Array (ESA)…