Home » Archives by category » Broadband » Satellite

FCC: “Focused on winning 5G future”

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will “headline” its intentions to make more intensive use of the C-band (3.7-4.2 GHz) spectrum frequencies at its July 12th meeting. FCC chairman Ajit Pai…

Vodafone 5G trials in 7 cities

Vodafone UK has unveiled seven cities that will become 5G trial areas, with roll-outs starting between October and December this year. They form part of a major investment in building…

FCC urged to hold on with C-band re-use

Cable and radio broadcasters are formally asking the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for “much more information” on the Intelsat, Intel and SES proposals to restructure some of their C-band bandwidth…

‘Banned’ satellite Swarm seeks IoT permission

In January, a new company, US-based Swarm Technologies, launched 4 tiny satellites (‘Space Bees’) each barely larger than a slice of bread.  The FCC told Swarm in December last year…

Eutelsat embracing LEO concepts

Eutelsat embracing LEO concepts

Eutelsat, speaking at an investment conference June 13th, said it would shortly start experimenting with a new small satellite technology with a view to launching a new LEO constellation of…

Ericsson: 5G on a roll; cellular IoT ramping up

Commercial rollouts of 5G and larger than previously forecasted deployments of cellular IoT are focal points in the latest edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report. The forecast for cellular IoT…

In-flight entertainment revenues over $8.4bn by 2023

A study from Juniper Research found that increasing adoption of in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems by airlines and private aircraft operators will drive annual service revenues from an estimated $3.7…

Demand for mobile streaming to surge during World Cup

Independent research based on over 3,000 European subscribers on behalf of Openwave Mobility has found that 1 in 3 football fans (31 per cent) will watch the 2018 Russia World…

Inmarsat says “no” to Ergen

Inmarsat says “no” to Ergen

Charlie Ergen, co-founder of the EchoStar and Dish Network businesses in the US, has offered to buy Inmarsat, the London-based global satellite company. Inmarsat, in a statement after the market…

Canada pays C$100m for low-cost satellite broadband

Canada is funding a new initiative for its “Connecting Families” concept, aimed at providing low-cost Internet to many thousands of families in rural and isolated areas of the country. Canada’s…

Page 1 of 36123Next ›Last »