Galileo Successfully Expands His Fleet with Arianespace

December 6, 2021 – On Saturday, December 4, at 09:19 p.m. local time, a Soyuz launcher lifted off from the CSG in Kourou, French Guiana, and successfully orbited two satellites built by OHB System: Galileo FOC-M9 (23-24), SAT 27-28, as a part of Europe’s Galileo constellation. These two satellites are the 179th and 180th launched…

Turbidite and AsiaSat Announce Partnership in Hosting Services Utilising Satellite and Ground-based Connectivity

December 1, 2021 – Turbidite Limited (“Turbidite”), Asia’s newest edge data center platform and Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (“AsiaSat”), the region’s premier satellite solutions provider, today announced a partnership that will leverage AsiaSat’s existing satellite and ground infrastructure with Turbidite’s dynamic edge data center platform to support the accelerated demand for digital services. The…

Viasat’s Mobility Network in China Now Operational

November 23, 2021 – In cooperation with China Satellite Communications, Co. Ltd. (China Satcom), Viasat Inc. announced the mobility network in China, which uses Viasat’s innovative in-flight connectivity (IFC) equipment working over the Ka-band ChinaSat-16 satellite system, is now operational to meet the IFC needs of domestic and international airlines operating into and out of…

Intelsat’s FlexMaritime Service Expands Into Indian Territorial Waters

November 22, 2021 – Intelsat announces the expansion of its global FlexMaritime service, now enabling connectivity for vessels traveling in Indian territorial waters and immediately enhancing the service coverage for all of Intelsat’s 8,000 existing FlexMaritime vessels. The landmark development also provides access for Indian-registered vessels to Intelsat’s award-winning global high-throughput maritime network. Intelsat’s expansion…

Arianespace to Launch Australian Satellite Optus-11 with Ariane 6

November 17, 2021 – Arianespace and Australian operator SingTel Optus signed the launch contract for the Optus-11 communications satellite. The launch, scheduled for the second half of 2023, will use the Ariane 64 version of the Ariane 6 launcher, with four solid boosters. Optus-11 is a Ku-band communications satellite with a coverage zone encompassing Australia…

SatADSL Unlocks New Southeast Asia Markets with ABS Partnership

November 16, 2021 – SatADSL has announced a new partnership with ABS, a global satellite operator. The partnership represents SatADSL’s continued momentum as it provides satellite services to the four corners of the world. The new partnership is the latest to highlight the industry confidence in SatADSL’s innovative global satellite solutions through its neXat platform.…

ST Engineering iDirect and Hellas Sat Successfully Validate Hybrid 5G Satellite Backhaul Use Cases

November 16, 2021 – ST Engineering iDirect and Hellas Sat have successfully validated hybrid 5G backhauling use cases over satellite. Showcasing a completely seamless transition between terrestrial and satellite-based networks, the demonstration not only confirms the critical role that satellite will play in the 5G ecosystem through its capability to broaden coverage to hard-to-reach areas,…

Kymeta, Intelsat and Fraunhofer IIS Demonstrate Satellite 5G Connectivity for Mobile Communications

November 10, 2021 – Kymeta, the communications company making mobile global, and Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest and most advanced integrated satellite and terrestrial network, announced today the successful demonstration of satellite-enabled 5G services on Kymeta’s electronically steered flat-panel u8 antenna using Intelsat’s global integrated satellite and terrestrial network – the first test of…

Intelsat and OneWeb Demo Global Multi-Orbit Satellite Service to U.S. DoD

November 3, 2021 – Intelsat, operator of the world’s largest integrated satellite and terrestrial network, OneWeb (OWT), a global provider of innovative, secure satellite communications, and Linchpin Solutions, a leader in C5ISR systems and programs, successfully demonstrated a multi-orbit satellite communications solution for representatives of the U.S. Army and Department of Defense (DoD). This is…