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ISRO claims total success for GSAT-11

India’s Space Research Organisation (ISRO) says its massive and heaviest-ever GSAT-11 satellite has arrived at its geostationary orbit (at 36,000 kms) and with its all-important solar panels and reflectors correctly…

Report: HEVC 25% of worldwide traffic

The annual State of Live report from video transport technologist LiveU has confirmed the growing adoption of the HEVC protocol as the industry standard with 25 per cent of LiveU-generated…

CBA assures smaller US C-band telcos in the US 

The C-Band Alliance (CBA) says it is happy to assure its smaller regional and rural clients (that is, non-Tier 1 carriers) that capacity for their efforts to support rural broadband…

Romania nears top of Netflix ISP Speed Index

Analysis of the November data for the Netflix ISP Speed Index, the service’s update on which Internet Service Providers (ISPs) provide the best prime time Netflix streaming experience, reveals that…

China to offer “free” WiFi to the planet

Amidst the legal and potential other challenges levelled against Chinese telephone company Huawei, there is now confirmation that Shanghai-based LinkSure Swarm wants to circle the globe with satellites offering “free”…

AT&T “No more satellites” hurts SES+Eutelsat

Europe’s two satellite giants SES and Eutelsat have not enjoyed the best of times on the stock market these past few trading days. Their prospects have not been helped by…

Boeing declines $200m Chinese satellite order

Boeing says it has cancelled an order from China for a geostationary satellite (a HS-702 version). Boeing blames “default for non-payment” according to reports. However, other reports say that the…

CBA: “Extraordinarily pleased” with responses

CBA: “Extraordinarily pleased” with responses

The C-Band Alliance (CBA), which supports the reallocation of some of its members’ frequencies over the US, says it is “extraordinarily pleased with the level of support shown for the…

Amazon Prime Video on Comcast Xfinity X1

US cable giant Comcast and Amazon have confirmed that the Prime Video service will launch over the next week on Comcast’s Xfinity X1 platform, giving millions of people access to…

Adopt C-V2X for ‘smart vehicle’ connectivity urges NGMN Alliance

The Next Generation Mobile Networks Alliance (NGMN) has written to the European Commission’s President Jean-Claude Junker (and its various Directorate Commissioners responsible) to speedily adopt the Cellular-V2X technology in place…