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Gogo trims staff

Gogo trims staff

A few days ago in-flight entertainment (IFE) supplier Global Eagle Entertainment entered Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now, rival IFE operator Gogo is laying off staff as the Covid-19 virus continues…

Forecast: Home networking shipments to drop 1% in 2020

Global home networking unit shipments are only expected to decline by 1 per cent in 2020, dipping from 193.9 million worldwide to 192.1 million, according to forecasts from Dell’Oro Group.…

DZS names Vogt as President & CEO

Dasan Zhone Solutions (DZS), an enabler of the emerging hyper-connected, hyper-broadband world, has appointed Charlie Vogt as president, CEO and director effective immediately. Vogt, an information technology and communications executive,…

BT Q1 down 7% on Covid impact

BT has reported Q1 revenue of £5.24 billion (€5.8bn), down 7 per cent primarily due to the impact of Covid-19, including reduced BT Sport revenue and a reduction in business…

Eutelsat “robust” results; buying Bigblu

Eutelsat “robust” results; buying Bigblu

Eutelsat has unveiled its full year financials for the year to June 30th and used the opportunity to announce that it was buying Bigblu Broadband, a major supplier of satellite-based…

OneWeb extension for Chapter 11 plan

Would-be mega-constellation OneWeb, which is in Chapter 11 bankruptcy organisation, has been granted a 90-day extension of the timetable to produce a formal plan as to how it might exit…

SpaceX Starlink launch on August 1

SpaceX will launch its much-postponed 10th payload of Starlink satellites on August 1st from its Florida base. SpaceX will carry 57 Starlink satellites plus two guest payloads for BlackSky. Launch…

MásMóvil sees “good business momentum” in H1

Spanish telco MásMóvil has presented its H1 results in which the Company, despite the health crisis caused by Covid-19, continues to maintain its growth in adding customers from fixed and…

Ariane’s triple launch ready

Arianespace says it has given the green light for the launch of three satellites. Arianespace carried out its regular ‘launch readiness review’ on July 30th, and in preparation for a…

Comscore: US home data use up 28% in June

Comscore: US home data use up 28% in June

During the Covid-19 pandemic, in-home device usage has surged in the US as millions of Americans complied with stay-at-home orders. Continued research from Comscore shows that, while the gap is…

Research: Connectivity problems under lockdown

Eight and a half million UK households suffered work, schooling or entertainment disruption, or were cut off from their families, thanks to Internet connection problems during the Covid-19 lockdown, a…

Warburg, DTCP in Community Fibre acquisition

Warburg, DTCP in Community Fibre acquisition

Funds advised by private equity firm Warburg and DTCP, an investment management group specialised in technology growth equity and digital infrastructure, have reached an agreement to acquire a majority stake …

Eutelsat & Intelsat agreement on 48 degrees East

Eutelsat and Intelsat have signed a long-term agreement to operate jointly over the 48 degrees East orbital slot. Both operators have certain orbital rights to the position. Eutelsat has already…

Research: Broadband boosts Ireland wellbeing

People across Ireland have relied heavily on broadband to support their physical and mental health while staying at home during the ongoing Covid-19 public health crisis – with the majority…

Openreach commits to ‘final third’ Full Fibre

Openreach commits to ‘final third’ Full Fibre

UK digital network infrastructure provider Openreach has outlined plans to make ultra-reliable and gigabit-capable FTTP broadband available to more than three million homes and businesses in some of the UK’s…

Report: Covid delays satellite connectivity market recovery

Euroconsult has revised its forecast for the satellite connectivity and video market to account for the impact of Covid-19. The pandemic has deeply impacted maritime and in-flight connectivity demand, and…