Arianespace Successfully Deploys OneWeb Constellation Satellites

March 25, 2021 – Today’s launch, Flight ST30, was the 55th Soyuz mission carried out by Arianespace and its Starsem affiliate. Performed on Thursday, March 25 at precisely 11:47 a.m. local time at Russia’s Vostochny Cosmodrome (02:47 a.m. UTC), Flight ST30 orbited 36 new OneWeb satellites – bringing the size of the fleet in orbit…

SKY Perfect JSAT Signs Contract with Airbus to Build Superbird-9 Satellite

March 25, 2021 – SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation has selected Airbus to build Superbird-9, a fully digital in-orbit reconfigurable telecommunications satellite. The satellite will be based on Airbus’ standardised OneSat product line. Airbus will provide a turnkey solution, including design and manufacture of the Superbird-9 spacecraft, associated services and support for in-orbit operations and ground…

SES Announces Total Rreach of 361 Million TV Homes Worldwide

March 23, 2021 – SES announced today the results of its annual Satellite Monitor market research, the industry’s premier accounting of satellite’s TV reach, which underscore SES’s established position as a leader in enabling direct and indirect content delivery via satellite. SES continues to lead the industry by delivering 8,265 channels, with almost 3,000 of…

Inmarsat Selected By UK Space Agency to Develop Satellite-Based Rocket Launch Telemetry System

March 18, 2021 – The UK Space Agency has awarded a National Space Innovation Programme (NSIP) contract to Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications to develop an in-orbit telemetry relay service for rockets called “InRange”. Inmarsat’s InRange service will reduce the dependency of space launch providers on traditional, expensive ground-based monitoring systems…

NASA and SpaceX Sign Joint Spaceflight Safety Agreement

March 18, 2021 – NASA and SpaceX have signed a joint agreement to formalize both parties’ strong interest in the sharing of information to maintain and improve space safety. This agreement enables a deeper level of coordination, cooperation, and data sharing, and defines the arrangement, responsibilities, and procedures for flight safety coordination. The focus of…

Amartus Supporting SES with O3b mPOWER Automation

March 18, 2021 – Amartus is supporting SES with its deep expertise in network automation standards and a proven track record adapting commercial B-OSS software platforms to meet the needs of SES’s next-generation non-geostationary satellite orbit (NGSO) constellation called O3b mPOWER. The official, multi-faceted cooperation between the companies started in October 2020. O3b mPOWER is…

ST Engineering and Google Cloud Join to Support Cloud Strategy in Singapore’s Regulated Industries

March 15, 2021 – ST Engineering today announced it is collaborating with Google Cloud to explore and develop secure cloud solutions for Singapore-based organisations in regulated industries with stringent security and privacy requirements. Catering to workloads that involve confidential and sensitive data, the solutions will enable customers to run digital services securely in a Singapore…

Airbus Pioneers First Satellite Factory in Space

March 11, 2021 – Airbus has been selected by the European Commission to study spacecraft manufacturing in space through the Horizon 2020 Programme. The PERIOD (PERASPERA In-Orbit Demonstration) project focuses on satellite assembly and manufacturing in orbit. This A/B1 phase study contract, worth € 3 million, will last two years, with the objective to continue…

Kleos Targets Late 2021 SpaceX Launch for its Third Satellite Cluster

March 9, 2021 – Kleos Space has signed a new contract with rideshare provider Spaceflight Inc. to launch its third satellite cluster (KSF2) in December 2021 aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, further growing the constellation. The four KSF2 Polar Patrol Mission satellites will launch into a 500-600km Sun Synchronous orbit, complementing Kleos’ first and…

Integrasys Developed Restful APIs for All The Product Satellite Portfolio

March 9, 2021 – 2020 has been a year of constant changes, customers demand M2M integration for non-human interaction. Integrasys has listened to the customers and has complied with their demands developing Restful APIs for the complete product-line. From Beam Budget, the Link Budget Calculator, Satmotion No Touch Commissioning, Alusat Predictive Maintenance System, Controlsat Carrier…

DTP and SES Bring High-speed Broadband to over 150 Villages in Indonesia

March 9, 2021 – A recently signed partnership agreement between Dwi Tunggal Putra (DTP) and SES Networks is enabling residents of 158 villages in remote parts of Indonesia’s West Java Province to access crucial online resources such as educational content, as well as unlocking the potential of the region’s digital economy. The Smart Village project,…

March 2021

  • SATRIA Indonesian Telecommunication Broadband Satellite to Reduce the Digital Divide over Indonesia
  • TheAngle and ABS Extend Partnership to Serve Customers in the MENA Region
  • Airbus Defence and Space Completed Manufacturing of the First Eurostar Neo Satellite
  • Thales Alenia Space Partners with KT SAT for the 5G Satellite Backhauling Demonstration

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ABS Assures Essential, High-speed Connectivity to the Remote Pacific Islands

March 4, 2021 – ABS has reinforced its commitment to the delivery of high-speed connectivity to the remote Pacific Islands and upgraded Tuvalu Telecommunications Corporation’s (TTC) network to bolster essential connectivity to its population. International and inter-island voice and data connectivity in Tuvalu is provided exclusively by the deployment of satellite links. Due to the…

Comtech Telecommunications Closes Acquisition of UHP Networks

March 3, 2021 – Comtech Telecommunications announced today that it has closed the acquisition of UHP Networks Inc., a leading provider of innovative and disruptive satellite ground station technology solutions. Founded in 2011, UHP is based in Canada and has developed revolutionary technology that is transforming the growing Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) market. UHP’s…