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Intelsat meets C-band key date

Intelsat meets C-band key date

Intelsat has wrapped the first stage of the FCC-mandated clearance of C-band spectrum over the US. Intelsat qualifies (as does SES) for the FCC’s Phase 1 of the clearance scheme…

OneWeb looks at de-orbiting failed satellite

OneWeb looks at de-orbiting failed satellite

A OneWeb satellite (numbered SL41) orbiting at about 1200 kms, has failed because of a software problem and the satellite operator is looking to de-orbit the craft and is considering…

Turksat 5B ready for launch

Turkey says that the upcoming launch of its Turksat 5B communications satellite will increase the nation’s Ka-band capacity fifteen-fold. Transport and Infrastructure Minister Adil Karaismailoğlu confirmed that the Airbus-built satellite…

AVIA: Satellite remains vital for video distribution

AVIA: Satellite remains vital for video distribution

The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted its annual Satellite Industry Forum recently as a virtual conference, to end off the Asia Video Summit umbrella of events this year. The…

Sweden upgrades Ka-band system

Sweden upgrades Ka-band system

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has upgraded its polar and equatorial locations to support Ka-band data reception and has rolled out a global Ka-band network mainly focused on Earth Observation (EO)…

“A crescendo of concern” over crowded orbits

Quilty Analytics, in its latest quarterly ‘state of the industry’ report, quotes recognised satellite business leaders expressing their concerns on the risks to commercial space – and specifically LEO –…

Starlink apologises for delays

Starlink apologises for delays

Elon Musk’s Starlink broadband-by-satellite system is running behind on supplying systems to potential subscribers. Starlink, on November 23rd, sent an apologetic email to clients still waiting for their satellite equipment.…

Panasonic IFEC for Singapore Airlines

Panasonic IFEC for Singapore Airlines

In-flight entertainment and communication systems specialist Panasonic Avionics has agreed a deal with Singapore Airlines to provide a seamless and harmonised in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) experience across the airline’s…

Inmarsat-6 ships to Japanese launch site

Inmarsat-6 ships to Japanese launch site

Inmarsat-6, built by Airbus (and the first Inmarsat to be built by Airbus) has been shipped from the Airbus facility in Toulouse to Tanegashima in Japan ready for launch. The…

Canada applies for 114,852 satellites

Canada applies for 114,852 satellites

Canada-based Kepler Communications has applied to the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for permission to launch 114,852 satellites into low Earth orbit (LEO). The application is in two parts: a smaller…

Arianespace wins Optus launch contract

Arianespace wins Optus launch contract

Australian telco Optus has chosen Arianespace and an Ariane 6 rocket to launch its latest satellite. Optus 11 is the craft, itself a replacement for Optus D1. Optus 11 is…

OneWeb loses a satellite at 1200km

OneWeb loses a satellite at 1200km

OneWeb says it has suffered a failure of one of its broadband satellites. The craft, which orbits at 1200km, was said by OneWeb to be one of a batch launched…

India wants new satellite gateways

India wants new satellite gateways

India’s telecom regulator TRAI is inviting comments and ideas as to how the nation can set up new satellite gateways and Earth stations which are needed to cope with rising…

Isotropic Systems brings superfast broadband to trains

Isotropic Systems brings superfast broadband to trains

Isotropic Systems, a developer of transformational broadband terminal technologies, has joined the consortium led by CGI, which has been selected by the UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport,…

Airbus and NTT demo ‘Zephyr’ HAPS

Airbus and NTT demo ‘Zephyr’ HAPS

Airbus and NTT have demonstrated their ‘Zephyr’ HAPS. HAPS is a High-Altitude Platform System, a super-high solar-powered transmitter and receiver in the sky and capable of supplying signals for smartphones…

Starlink launches 53 satellites; square aerial

Starlink launches 53 satellites; square aerial

SpaceX executed another flawless launch – and 1st stage landing – on November 13th, albeit delayed by 24 hours because of poor weather at Cape Canaveral. The Falcon 9 rocket…

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