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SES seeks Summary Judgement against Intelsat

An 80-page document from SES, filed on June 16th with Intelsat’s Chapter 11 bankruptcy court, lays out in historical detail why it wants the court to heavily penalise Intelsat for…

Report: 41% US broadband homes have standalone service

Parks Associates has announced the release of its latest Consumer Insights Dashboard, a new service that analyses the firm’s quarterly surveys of 10,000 US broadband households to track consumer adoption…

SpaceX gets FAA warning

SpaceX gets FAA warning

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has criticised Elon Musk’s SpaceX over a test launch of a giant Starship rocket (Flight SN8) on December 9th 2020. The FAA says SpaceX ignored…

Report: 60% UK consumers unaware of 1Gb broadband

Report: 60% UK consumers unaware of 1Gb broadband

The UK’s ability to capitalise on the roll-out of next-generation gigabit broadband is at risk because too few consumers are aware of the technology and its benefits, according to a…

Report: Router and switch market surged in Q1

According to a report by Dell’Oro Group, the worldwide service provider router and switch market surged with a double-digit revenue increase in Q1 2021. The market growth reflected the recovery…

India LEO licences could cost applicants

India LEO licences could cost applicants

OneWeb has formally applied for a licence to operate over India. The problem is that Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, ViaSat and others are seeking or will be seeking the same…

Analyst: IFC to help ViaSat as airlines come out of pandemic

Analyst: IFC to help ViaSat as airlines come out of pandemic

Quilty Analytics, in a report that focuses on California-based broadband supplier ViaSat, says that despite the impact of the Covid pandemic ViaSat is going to benefit from a recovery in…

TiVo, NCC sign Master Services Agreement

TiVo, NCC sign Master Services Agreement

Entertainment technologist TiVo has signed a Master Services Agreement with US cable industry body the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), which operates as a programming, broadband solutions and hardware purchasing…

Hungary’s 4iG seeks Spacecom ownership

Hungary’s 4iG seeks Spacecom ownership

Hungarian IT and ICT company 4iG PLC has announced its first international transaction, which it says will allow the Group to continue building its telecommunications portfolio and expanding its space…

Viasat confirms applications for Indian licences

Viasat confirms applications for Indian licences

California-based broadband satellite operator has confirmed that it is seeking Indian licences for its geostationary services. India’s Economic Times quotes a Viasat spokesperson saying: “We have filed applications with the…

Comcast switches from SES-11 to AMC-11

SES has announced it will continue delivering Comcast Technology Solutions’ Managed Satellite Distribution service, formerly known as Headend in the Sky (HITS), that reaches hundreds of multichannel video programming distributor…

Branson’s ‘financing two-step’ for Virgin Orbit

Sir Richard Branson managed to handle a reverse take-over of his Virgin Galactic space tourism business by a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) and a stock market listing in October…

Vodafone picks Samsung for 5G network

Vodafone picks Samsung for 5G network

Vodafone UK has chosen Samsung as a supplier for its 5G infrastructure, as it seeks to extend its coverage. Samsung kit will initially be installed in some 2,500 rural sites…

Report: Broadband Access equipment market up $3.3bn in Q1

Report: Broadband Access equipment market up $3.3bn in Q1

According to a report by Dell’Oro Group, total global revenue for the Broadband Access equipment market increased to $3.3 billion in Q1 2021, up 18 per cent year-over-year (Y/Y). Growth…

Alaska Communications agrees OneWeb deal

Alaska Communications agrees OneWeb deal

Broadband telco Alaska Communications has signed a Distribution Partner Agreement with LEO satellite communications network OneWeb to expand the company’s connectivity solutions across Alaska. Alaska Communications will sell OneWeb’s LEO…

India SIA: “Satellite is solution for broadband”

India SIA: “Satellite is solution for broadband”

India’s influential Satcom Industry Association (SIA) is firmly backing the widespread adoption of satellite as the solution for delivering high-speed broadband to the nation. The SIA comments, published by India’s…