Thaicom Signs Global Cloud Infrastructure Deal with AWS

March 31, 2022 – Thaicom announced that it has signed an agreement with Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) to quickly and easily create, transform, and deliver Thaicom digital content. By leveraging AWS’s global cloud infrastructure, advanced video technologies, and pay-as-you-go-model, Thaicom can produce high-quality video streams for distribution to its national and worldwide customers. Under…

Inmarsat Launches Fleet Xpress for Shipyards

March 29, 2022 – Inmarsat has made its market-leading maritime broadband service, Fleet Xpress, available to shipyards. Installed during new building, Fleet Xpress for Shipyards eliminates time-consuming and costly installation works in port, offering owners a pre-fitted very small aperture terminal (VSAT) solution included in the initial cost of the vessel. Inmarsat’s newly-launched service enables…

SES Adds Third Satellite from Thales Alenia Space to Extend Services across Europe, Africa and Asia

March 28, 2022 – SES has ordered SES-26 a fully software defined geostationary (GEO) satellite from Thales Alenia Space. SES-26 will maintain and expand the wide range of content delivery and connectivity services to broadcasters, media companies, telco operators, internet service providers and governmental organisations across Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia Pacific. The…

PSN Group Builds Nusantara Lima satellite

March 22, 2022 – PSN Group has entered into contracts to build the Nusantara Lima Satellite which will be launched in 2023 and will augment the capacity of SATRIA-1. With these 2 VHTS, PSN Group will be one of the biggest satellite capacity providers in Asia with approximately 330 Gbps covering Indonesia and its surrounding…

Speedcast Adds Software Path Certification from AWS to Its Cloud Qualifications

March 22, 2022 – Speedcast has been recognized as an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Software Path partner and its SIGMA cloud-based platform has received technical validation from AWS. The designation follows an AWS Foundational Technical Review of the company’s cloud implementation of SIGMA, its smart network management platform, allowing quick adaptation for changing operational needs.…

Intelsat and PCCW Global Collaborate to Deliver On-demand Enterprise Connectivity Solutions

March 22, 2022 – Intelsat and PCCW Global have announced a new collaboration to extend the reach, resiliency and quick delivery of on-demand enterprise connectivity offerings. The integration of Intelsat’s FlexEnterprise global connectivity fabric with PCCW Global’s Console Connect Software Defined Interconnection® platform enables organizations to deliver enterprise connectivity to locations around the globe while…

Intellian Unveils Two New Terminals for SES’s O3b mPOWER Customers

March 22, 2022 – Intellian Technologies, Inc. and SES have announced the unveiling of two new user terminals approved for O3b mPOWER, the mP130 (for fixed enterprise) and the X130D PM (for government vessels), at Satellite 2022 in Washington D.C. This follows on from the multi-year agreement that was signed in October 2021, to supply…

Thaicom to Provide High-Speed Broadband Internet Connectivity to Enterprises, MNOs and Consumers in Indonesia.

March 17, 2022 – Thaicom, in partnership with SpaceBridge and WTD, a rewarded Indonesian ISP, announced the delivery and commissioning of an HTS multiple spot beam (MSB) Ku-band broadband VSAT network. SpaceBridge, Thaicom and WTD are providing the end-to-end solution based on the in-country managed services. The network delivers services over IPSTAR Satellite, enabling communities,…

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…

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…