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Airties, Domos form strategic alliance

Airties, a specilaist in managed Wi-Fi solutions for broadband service providers, and Domos, a provider of end-to-end latency management and service assurance, have announced a strategic alliance to provide enhanced latency management capabilities to broadband service providers around the world. Specifically, Airties and Domos will jointly own the latency monitoring software module, based on Domos’ […]

September 7, 2023

BT partners with SAP

SAP and BT Group have announced a new partnership to show how carbon accounting could be standardised by piloting the recently launched SAP Sustainability Data Exchange (SDX). SAP SDX enables BT Group to collect, trace and share carbon data across its own supplier base, providing visibility into the carbon footprint of its products and services. […]

September 7, 2023

Intelsat wins Air Canada IFC

Intelsat has secured an In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) expansion order from Air Canada for on-board broadband. The statement from Intelsat talks of its “reliable” IFC service which will be expanded to include an extra “almost” 100 additional aircraft. The agreement will see Intelsat tap into its secured capacity using OneWeb low Earth orbiting satellites. The order […]

September 7, 2023By Chris Forrester

Telefónica de Argentina selects Kyndryl

Telefónica de Argentina, one of the country’s largest telcos, has selected Kyndryl, the IT infrastructure services provider, to accelerate the modernisation of its technology environment. With a 3-year extended agreement, Kyndryl will manage Telefónica de Argentina’s hybrid cloud infrastructure and integrate automation to add efficiency, improving services and application experience of its customers in Argentina. […]

September 7, 2023

Saudi’s STC takes Telefónica stake

Saudi Arabia’s STC Group has acquired a 9.9 per cent stake in Telefónica, making it the second biggest holder in one of the largest telcos in the world with significant presence in Spain, Germany, the UK and Brazil, for a total consideration of SAR 8.5 billion (€2.1bn). STV Group said the acquisition represents another milestone […]

September 6, 2023

nexfibre, Virgin Media O2 acquire altnet Upp

UK fibre builder, nexfibre, in partnership with Virgin Media O2, has reached an agreement with fibre operator, Upp, to acquire the provider. The acquisition will boost the fibre footprint of nexfibre by 175,000 premises in the East of England and ensure investment and network build in the region continues. The all-cash deal sees Virgin Media […]

September 6, 2023

Globalstar picks SpaceX for launches

Globalstar, in an SEC regulatory filing, says it has placed a launch order with SpaceX to start replacing its low Earth orbiting satellites beginning in 2025. But placing the contract with SpaceX means that it is using SpaceX to try and gain a speedy commercial advantage for satellite-to-device connectivity. SpaceX is already working with operators […]

September 6, 2023By Chris Forrester

Global Skyware signs Eutelsat contract

Global Invacom, a provider of satellite communications equipment and electronics, has announces its wholly owned subsidiary, Global Skyware, has signed a multi-year contract for the supply of its XRE ODU platform with Eutelsat Communications. The new platform is based on the Skyware XRE 3-Watt transceiver, which begins production in Q4 2023. Equipped with zero-touch Electronic […]

September 6, 2023

Mynaric booms thanks to satellite links

Munich-based Mynaric makes laser communication equipment for airborne and spaceborne communication networks. The growing mega-constellations of satellites increasingly depend on these laser inter-satellite links. And business at Mynaric is booming. As at April 27th it enjoyed a 348 terminal backlog, up from 256 orders as at Dec 31st. Mynaric’s mission statement is simple: “We create […]

September 5, 2023

Intelsat bankruptcy court reopens SES claim

The US Bankruptcy Court looking into the long-running claim by SES for a greater share of the FCC’s C-band compensation payments has reopened the claim. The move follows the verdict given in June by an Appeal Court that upheld the SES claim. The overall amount being claimed is $421 million (€391.7m), but there will be […]

September 5, 2023By Chris Forrester