Viasat and Rocket Lab Partner to Showcase On-Demand, Low-Latency Data Relay Services for LEO Satellites

March 7, 2024 – – Viasat announced it selected Rocket Lab USA, a leading launch and space systems company, to support Viasat’s hybrid space communications networks demonstrations by producing a spacecraft bus and providing mission operation support. The demonstrations will make evident Viasat’s portfolio of multi-band, space-based relay communication services in support of Low Earth…

Thaicom Strengthens its Fleet at 119.5 Degrees East with Thaicom-9, Provided by Astranis

March 6, 2024 – Thaicom Public Company Limited (Thaicom) has announced the selection of Astranis, a fast-growing satellite manufacturer and operator, to provide THAICOM-9, the newest addition to Thaicom’s fleet of high-throughput satellites at 119.5 degrees East. Thaicom’s subsidiary, Space Tech Innovation Limited (STI) and Astranis have signed an agreement for an Astranis MicroGEO satellite…

March 2024

  • Astroscale Successfully Launches World’s First Debris Inspection Spacecraft, ADRAS-J
  • Sateliot Achieved “HELLO WORLD” on NTN 5G, Integrating with KSAT and AWS
  • Telstra and Eutelsat OneWeb Launch Largest Deployment of LEO Backhaul in Australia
  • hiSky Announces Investment and Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Intelsat

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CelcomDigi and SES Sign MoU to Explore MEO Satellite Connectivity Services across Malaysia

March 1, 2024 – CelcomDigi Berhad (CelcomDigi) and SES inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a strategic partnership to explore providing satellite connectivity using SES’s Medium-Earth-Orbit (MEO) and Geosynchronous Equatorial Orbit (GEO) satellites for businesses and communities in Malaysia. Under this MoU, CelcomDigi, through its subsidiaries, will collaborate with SES to explore the development…

Hughes Innovative ESA Enables Low-Latency Connectivity Worldwide

February 28, 2024 – Enterprise businesses require reliable, secure communications that work anywhere and under any conditions to keep customers happy and employees engaged. In some cases, businesses can’t pull cable or fiber to certain locations or natural events, such as hurricanes, cause a disruption in connectivity—but that shouldn’t disrupt business operations or services for…

INRED to Provide Wi-Fi Services to Remote Areas in Colombia via SES Satellites

February 27, 2024 – SES’s Managed Enterprise service will enable INRED to connect thousands of remote sites across Colombia to support the Ministry of Information and Communication Technologies’ digital inclusion projects. Following a series of successful collaborations to close the digital divide, Colombian local connectivity service provider INRED and SES announced today they will deliver…

ST Engineering iDirect and AITELECOM/APCO Expand Strategic Satellite Partnership to Propel Growth and Service Expansion

February 27, 2024 – ST Engineering iDirect and AITELECOM/APCO, a leading satellite and terrestrial communications provider, are expanding their partnership to deploy new cutting-edge technology on the SES 17 network, increasing connectivity services throughout Latin America. Together, the companies have deployed ST Engineering iDirect’s flexible and scalable Dialog multiservice satellite communications platform with hundreds of…

Eutelsat OneWeb Launches ‘Land Mobility’ Connectivity Services

February 26, 2024 – Eutelsat Group has confirmed the launch of Eutelsat OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) mobility services, bringing high-speed communications ‘on the move’ into reality for land-based customers. The launch of Land Mobility services enables Eutelsat OneWeb’s distribution partners to implement comms on the move solutions for customers around the world. The service…

Hanwha Phasor and Lufthansa Technik Forge Partnership for Advanced In-flight Connectivity

February 22, 2024 – Satellite communications company Hanwha Phasor and Lufthansa Technik, one of the leading providers of technical aircraft services in the world, have partnered to deliver advanced in-flight connectivity for commercial flights. A recently signed multi-year agreement will see Lufthansa Technik design, build and supply several hundred fuselage-mounted airborne Satellite Communications (SatCom) radomes…

Sateliot Achieved “HELLO WORLD” on NTN 5G, Integrating with KSAT and AWS

February 21, 2024 – Sateliot, which operates a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) 5G Internet of Things (IoT) satellite constellation acting as a seamless roaming extension of cellular networks, has achieved 5G service messaging connection via the Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT) commercial network, KSATlite, together with Amazon Web Services (AWS). The collaboration between Sateliot and KSAT leverages…

Avanti Communications Signs Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Telesat as Part of New Multi-orbit Strategy

February 21, 2024 – Avanti Communications announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with one of the world’s largest and most innovative satellite operators, Telesat to test and develop LEO services as part of its global strategy to deliver bespoke, multi-orbit solutions to customers at scale. Avanti plans to incorporate Telesat’s Lightspeed™ services…

Eutelsat Group’s ADVANCE Maritime Offer Supporting Universal Satcom to Consolidate and Extend its Service Offering

February 21, 2024 – Eutelsat Group has extended its partnership with Universal Satcom, the Dubai-based satellite communication system integrator. Eutelsat and Universal Satcom have been collaborating for some time, and this recent multi-year deal will enable Universal Satcom to leverage Eutelsat’s Geostationary ADVANCE maritime packaged solutions in Ku-band to extend its coverage in MENA and…

Astroscale Successfully Launches World’s First Debris Inspection Spacecraft, ADRAS-J

February 19, 2024 – Astroscale Japan Inc., a subsidiary of Astroscale Holdings Inc., the market leader in satellite servicing and long-term orbital sustainability across all orbits, confirmed the successful launch of its commercial debris inspection demonstration satellite, Active Debris Removal by Astroscale-Japan (ADRAS-J), from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand on Sunday,…

Intelsat is Awarded Air Force Connectivity Contract

February 14, 2024 – Intelsat, operator of one of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial networks, will develop and test multi-orbit satellite communications (SATCOM) systems on several different Air Force aircraft following the award of a new contract from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. The deal is part of the Defense Experimentation Using…

Viasat Announces First U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Ship Installation

February 13, 2024 – Viasat announced the completion of the first ship installation for the U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command (MSC) under the Next Generation Wideband (NGW) Follow-On (FO) 10-year Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity contract awarded to Inmarsat Government by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) on June 30, 2022. Under the contract, the company maintains…