Satcube names Fuglesang as new advisor
September 6, 2022
Satcube, a Swedish technology company that develops benchmark portable satellite terminals to provide on-the-spot satellite broadband, has announced ESA astronaut and physicist, Christer Fuglesang, as a Satcube advisor. Swedish Fuglesang is a professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, a space advisor at Saab, and retired ESA Astronaut.
Mats Andersson, Chairman, Satcube, said: “The Satcube Board and executive team are very pleased to welcome Christer Fuglesang as an expert advisor for Satcube. The timing could not be better with Satcube the GEO portable terminal provider aiming to explore opportunities in the LEO terminal market.”“Tapping his extensive vision, expertise, and knowledge in a wide range of topics, we also believe that Satcube will provide an interesting opportunity for Christer to participate in and lend his knowledge to a growing Swedish innovation company focused on the task of providing easy-to-use broadband connectivity anywhere in the world.”
Satcube benchmark portable terminals enabling major players with critical connectivity
Among others, Satcube currently has ten active projects in Ukraine alone, including media houses CBS News, ABC News, ITV News, Norwegian Television NRK and Danish TV channel TV2, plus International Red Cross Geneva, UNHCR and the US and European Governments. Already an established provider of lightweight enterprise terminals serving the high-end GEO market, the introduction of Fuglesang is well-timed as Satcube looks to position to also serve the rapidly evolving LEO.
”I am excited to join Satcube in an advisory role as the technology company enters the next phase of its growth journey, says Christer Fuglesang. I see the Satcube team as future-oriented innovators that have already proven the strength of the Swedish brand as a leading provider of premium portable terminals – in size, quality, functionality, and design.”
“A young satellite player, Satcube is challenging legacy providers and enabling leading global NGO’s, media companies and government agencies to enable connectivity in the most critical of situations. Satcube has a forward-leaning vision and roadmap aimed at serving the satellite connectivity market’s evolving needs with home-grown technology developed and products produced in Sweden.”