Kymeta Corporation Secures Additional $84 Million in Equity Financing

March 15, 2022 – Kymeta announced the closing of additional equity funding totaling approximately $84 million, led by Bill Gates and participation by Hanwha Systems, among other investors. The multi-million-dollar investment will be used to drive Kymeta’s innovations forward, accelerate the production of its innovative electronically-steered flat panel technology and further evolve the company’s growth…

Intelsat Expands In-flight Connectivity with Huge Order for Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Taurus Modems

March 14, 2022 – Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced today that Intelsat is expanding its in-flight connectivity (IFC) capabilities with a strategic multimillion-dollar order for Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Taurus modems. SkyEdge IV Taurus is an ultra-high-performance modem for IFC designed to provide Wi-Fi internet and IPTV for passengers on commercial airlines, regional aircraft and business…

AWS Announces 2022 AWS Space Accelerator for Startups in Space Technology

March 10, 2022 – Privately held startups worldwide, at all stages of maturity, are encouraged to apply for this opportunity. AWS welcomes compelling ideas from across the industry that help to reimagine solutions for both government and commercial space missions by leveraging advanced cloud-based technologies. Applications for the AWS Space Accelerator will be judged on…

Intellian to Design and Supply Dual-parabolic Reference User Terminals for the Telesat Lightspeed Network

March 8, 2022 – Telesat and Intellian announced a contract award for Intellian to design and supply reference enterprise user terminals for the Telesat Lightspeed Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite network. Intellian’s innovative satellite terminal technology leverages the company’s non-geostationary satellite orbit (NGSO) modem integration expertise and satellite tracking algorithms and will provide Telesat’s most…

INTEGRASYS Develops a Resilient Firmware Security Solution to Fight against Cyber-attacks

March 7, 2022 – INTEGRASYS has developed a solution, FWSEC, to protect critical infrastructures from potential cyber-attacks. Nowadays, securing supply chains against imminent cyber-attacks has become a challenge, especially in Europe. The battlefield extends to the online field, which is the engine of the current intelligence. INTEGRASYS’ FWSEC solution is used for the firmware protection…

March 2022

  • Intelsat Partners with SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation to Expand High-Throughput Inflight Connectivity Network in Asia
  • Hughes Introduces First-of-its-Kind Community LTE Service
  • SES and Gilat Expand Partnership with Selection of Gilat’s SkyEdge IV Platform for SES-17
  • Eutelsat and Marlink Extend Global Maritime Partnership for GEO Ku-band Satellite Capacity

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CGWIC Launches 6 Galaxy Space Satellites by LM-2C with XINGYUAN-2 Satellite as Secondary Passenger

March 5, 2022 – Long March-2C (LM-2C) launch vehicle successfully launched 6 Galaxy Space satellites, and XINGYUAN-2 satellite as secondary passenger from Xichang Satellite Launch Center (XSLC). China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), a subsidiary of China Aerospace Science & Technology Corporation (CASC), provides the launch services for all the satellites in this mission. The…

Optus Utilises Space Robotics to Extend Life of D3 Satellite in World First

March 3, 2022 – Optus announced it will be the first commercial geostationary operator to utilise SpaceLogistics’ Mission Robotic Vehicle (MRV) and Mission Extension Pod (MEP), increasing the life of Optus’ D3 Satellite into the 2030’s. The MRV, a spacecraft that is capable of robotically servicing multiple satellites in orbit, including the installation of a…

Intelsat Announces Successful Emergence from Financial Restructuring Process

February 23, 2022 – Intelsat S.A. has successfully completed and emerged from its financial restructuring process as a private company with a substantially strengthened capital structure to support its growth as the leader in satellite communications. This final milestone follows receipt of regulatory approvals, completion of certain corporate actions, and satisfaction of other customary conditions.…

Aurora Insight Announces Strategic Investment from MAXAR

February 23, 2022 – Aurora Insight, a business analytics company that provides radio frequency (RF) data and advanced analytics about wireless activity, today announced a strategic investment from Maxar Technologies, a leading provider of comprehensive space solutions and secure, precise, geospatial intelligence. Aurora Insight directly measures the global RF environment with terrestrial and satellite-based sensors…

INTEGRASYS Joins the Digital IF Interoperability Consortium (DIFI)

February 21, 2022 – INTEGRASYS has joined the DIFI Consortium, an independent space industry group, formed to advance interoperability in satellite and ground system networks. INTEGRASYS joins a growing roster of leading organizations in the space industry coming together to form the Digital IF Interoperability Consortium. These organizations are contributing to the innovation of digital…

Satellite Vu Signs Launch Deal with SpaceX

February 21, 2022 – Satellite Vu have signed a launch deal with SpaceX to launch the world’s highest resolution thermal imaging satellite in early 2023. Satellite Vu will be part of a rideshare launch on one of SpaceX’s Transporter missions aboard Falcon 9, which have proven to be the most reliable rockets to launch satellites…

Inmarsat and Hughes Support ITU Disaster Relief Efforts with $1.3 Million Donation

February 17, 2022 – Inmarsat and Hughes Network Systems, LLC have donated mobile satellite communications technology and services to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) for use in developing nations facing natural and man-made disasters. The donation includes 30 Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) terminals, manufactured by Hughes, and $1.2 million worth of satellite airtime from…

Hughes Introduces First-of-its-Kind Community LTE Service

February 15, 2022 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced the successful three-month pilot of a new Community LTE service at five villages in Brazil. Designed to serve people who live outside the reach of cable, fiber and cellular networks, Community LTE creates a mobile hotspot across several kilometers that connects to the internet by satellite.…

Kacific and Farmer Charlie Team up to Grow Agricultural Output and Support Sustainable Development across Pacific

February 15, 2022 – Kacific Broadband Satellites and Farmer Charlie will bring affordable satellite-powered agricultural information and expertise to farmers in remote and isolated places across South East Asia and the Pacific. The companies have signed an MoU supporting sustainable development and agriculture in small holdings across the region. Kacific and Farmer Charlie will work…

APSCC Welcomes SatADSL as Newest Member

14 February 2022, Seoul, Korea – The Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC) announced that SatADSL has joined the Organization, continuing to grow the organization’s reach for the space and satellite industry. “As the voice representing the satellite and space industry, APSCC is excited to welcome SatADSL. In this challenging time, the industry needs to work…