Intellian Introduces the All New 1 Metre Global Xpress Terminal, GX100NX

May 13, 2019 – Intellian, the global leader of mobile satellite communication antenna systems, is unveiling an all new 1m Global Xpress terminal, GX100NX. The Intellian GX100NX offers high-speed data and global operation, and exceptionally efficient RF design for unrivalled link performance on the Fleet Xpress service. It is also future-proof, with support for 2.5GHz…

Airbus to Build Multimission Satellite for MEASAT

May 6, 2019 – Airbus has been selected by MEASAT Global Berhad (MEASAT), the leading Malaysian operator, to build MEASAT-3d, a new multimission telecommunications satellite to replace capacity and augment its core business in Malaysia, Asia, Middle East and Africa. Positioned at 91.5°E collocated with MEASAT-3b, also built by Airbus, MEASAT-3d will deliver improved performances…

OneWeb and Intellian Announce User Terminal Partnership

May 6, 2019 – OneWeb has announced a partnership with Intellian to build user terminals designed specifically for remote enterprise networks, cellular backhaul expansion and remote connectivity needs. The user terminals will be the units provided to customers to enable the high-speed, low latency service that our global satellite constellation will deliver. This partnership represents…

May 2019

  • Viasat Introduces Second-Generation Hybrid Ku-/Ka-band IFC Antenna System
  • Comtech EF Data Awarded Order for Heights Networking Platform from SES Networks
  • Hughes Awarded Contract by Boeing to Develop Protected Tactical Enterprise Service
  • Speedcast Brings Seamless Connectivity to Indian Waters with Nelco Partnership

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Thuraya Signs Strategic Agreement with Elcome to Drive Maritime Growth

May 2, 2019 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a subsidiary of the Al Yah Satellite Communications Company (Yahsat), announced it has signed a Service Partner agreement with Elcome, one of the world’s largest marine technology system integrators. Elcome will provide Thuraya’s products and services worldwide across key vertical markets. Headquartered in Dubai and operating out of…

Comtech EF Data Expands Satellite Modem Product Line

May 1, 2019 – Comtech EF Data Corp. expanded its Satellite Modem product line, introducing more form factor choices, the SLM-5650C and SLM-5650C ODU CyberLynx™ Software Defined Modems, and enhanced performance options. The SLM-5650C and SLM-5650C ODU CyberLynx Software Defined Modems are the latest generation modem solutions featuring extremely compact form factors and software options.…

Hughes Announces JUPITER System Enhancements for Highest Possible Performance and Efficiency

May 1, 2019 – Hughes Network Systems announced enhancements to its JUPITER System, the company’s next generation very small aperture terminal (VSAT) platform for broadband services over both high-throughput and conventional satellites. The Hughes JUPITER System enables operators to achieve the highest possible performance and efficiency for satellite broadband, with enhancements including: support for up…

Viasat and China Satcom Partner to Bring IFC Service to Airlines over China

April 23, 2019 – Viasat and China Satellite Communications (China Satcom) announced an agreement for a strategic partnership to jointly provide in-flight connectivity (IFC) services within China for domestic and international airlines. Viasat and China Satcom will work in partnership to enable Viasat’s global airline customers to have roaming connectivity when flying over China; provide…

Hughes Provides Internet Access across Vast Areas of Russia

April 18, 2019 – Hughes Network Systems, LLC announced the deployment of 1,300 satellite-enabled Community Wi-Fi Hotspots across Russia by longtime service provider customers AltegroSky Group of Companies and KB Iskra. With an average of 250 people having access to each of the Home/SMB hotspots, the providers will reach over 300,000 people in the Far…

ILS Opens New Era with New Launch Pricing

April 12, 2019 – International Launch Services (ILS), a U.S.-based global commercial launch services provider, is inaugurating a new era in its 25-plus-year history, and in the life of the historic Proton M launch vehicle, company officials have declared. Cost savings have been achieved through benefits realized from quality improvement initiatives coupled with significantly lower…

SpaceX Falcon Heavy Launches Arabsat-6A

April 12, 2019 – On Thursday, April 11 at 6:35 p.m. EDT, Falcon Heavy launched the Arabsat-6A satellite from Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The satellite was deployed approximately 34 minutes after liftoff. Following booster separation, Falcon Heavy’s two side boosters landed at SpaceX’s Landing Zones 1 and 2…

Hughes Awarded Contract by Boeing to Develop Protected Tactical Enterprise Service

April 10, 2019 – Hughes Network Systems announced it has been awarded a contract from Boeing to develop mission management, system control, networking and ground hub capabilities in support of an anti-jam satellite communications capability for the Air Force’s Protected Tactical Enterprise Service (PTES) program. The PTES program will provide tactical warfighters with a joint…