Speedcast International Completes Globecomm Acquisition

December 17, 2018 – Speedcast International announced that on December 14, 2018 it completed the acquisition of Globecomm Systems for cash consideration of $134 million (net of cash acquired). Globecomm is a leading provider of remote communications and multi-network infrastructure in over 100 countries and the acquisition strengthens Speedcast’s global leadership with enhanced competitive positions…

APSCC Looks for New Senior Executive

Seong Joong Kim Retires as Executive Director of the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council after Serving Eight Years in Leadership Post   Wednesday, 5 December 2018, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) has announced that Seong Joong Kim, who has led the Organization for 8 years, will retire in early 2019 and the…

Intellian Launches 60cm-class GX Terminal with Increased Power, GX60HP

December 13, 2018 – Intellian, a leading provider of satellite communication antenna systems, introduces the new GX60HP, a 60cm-class compact Global Xpress terminal with higher power output. The GX60HP is a 65cm Ka-band maritime satellite communication terminal with a 10W BUC option, type approved for use on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress network for its maritime Fleet…

Axelspace Selects SKY Perfect JSAT & KSAT Ground Station Service for GRUS

December 12, 2018 – Axelspace selects SKY Perfect JSAT & KSAT Ground Station Service for GRUS, the first commercial Japanese optical EO satellite with KSATLite, a global ground network as a service, optimized for small satellites and big constellations. A high degree of standardization, supporting all the major standards in satellite and launch vehicle space…

SAS Signs Binding Reseller MoU Agreement with Globe Teleservices India

December 11, 2018 – Sky and Space Global Ltd (SAS) announced it has signed a binding Reseller Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement with Globe Teleservices (GTS). Globe Teleservices, a private company and an international telecom services provider offering a comprehensive range of communication services, from wholesale data and voice to mobile video and VoIP in…

LASCOM Awards Gilat for Japan’s Next Generation Disaster Response Platform

December 10, 2018 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced the selection of Gilat for a multi-million-dollar project by the Japanese government agency, Local Authorities Satellite Communication (LASCOM), for delivery of the next generation disaster response platform to Japan’s forty-seven prefectures. Gilat in partnership with JSAT will ensure essential communication services for the people of Japan…

December 2018

  • Inmarsat Enhances Cyber Security Offering for Maritime Industry
  • VT iDirect Joins ESA SATis5 Consortium
  • New SSC Ground Station Established in Thailand
  • Speedcast Aids Digital TV Switchover in Malaysia

and more…

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Arianespace Orbits GSAT-11 and GEO-KOMPSAT-2A for ISRO and KARI

December 5, 2018 – Arianespace has successfully orbited two satellites: GSAT-11 for ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation), and GEO-KOMPSAT-2A for KARI (Korea Aerospace Research Institute). The sixth Ariane 5 launch of the year took place on December 4 from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. GSAT-11 is the 22nd satellite from…

SpaceX Launches Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express

December 3, 2018 – SpaceX successfully launched Spaceflight SSO-A: SmallSat Express to a low Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex 4E (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Carrying 64 payloads, this mission represented the largest single rideshare mission from a U.S.-based launch vehicle to date. A series of six deployments occurred approximately 13 to…

Speedcast Launches Innovative Fleet Xpress Dual Antenna Solution

November 28, 2018 – Speedcast International Limited has successfully launched an innovative dual antenna solution for Fleet Xpress customers. The company also announced two unique promotions to celebrate this first-to-market launch of Fleet Xpress dual Ka-Band antenna systems onboard commercial maritime vessels, adventure cruise ships, and offshore supply vessels. With dual Ka-Band antennas installed onboard,…

Intellian’s Tri-band and Multi-orbit Antenna Endorsed by SES Networks

November 19, 2018 – Intellian, the world’s leading provider of satellite antenna systems, today announced that SES Networks has endorsed the world’s first and only tri-band, multi-orbit, 2.4-meter antenna, the v240MT, for use on its Ku, Ka and C-band satellites. Intellian’s 2.4m multi-band, Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) and Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) broadband antennas provide…

GHGSat Selects Arianespace to Launch GHGSat-C1 on Vega

November 15, 2018 – Arianespace has been selected by GHGSat Inc. to launch the GHGSat-C1 satellite on the Vega launch vehicle as part of the Small Spacecraft Mission Service flight in 2019. Montreal, Canada-based GHGSat is building the GHGSat-C1 spacecraft to measure greenhouse gases emissions from industrial facilities around the world. GHGSat-C1 is a follow-on…