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Telesat & Telefónica prove LEO capability

Telesat is working with Telefónica on a series of in-orbit broadband and video tests on Telesat’s first-generation Low Earth Orbiting satellite. The tests, described by the pair as “rigorous”, were…

Intelsat Q1 loss $219m

Intelsat Q1 loss $219m

Intelsat might be in Chapter 11 bankruptcy restructuring, but trading continues. The satellite operator’s revenues were $458.8 million for Q1 (to March 31st) down 13 per cent, and after interest…

Baikonur to be economic ‘Freezone’

The Russian leased rocket launch site at Baikonur in Kazakhstan is to be turned into an economic Freezone with help from investors from the United Arab Emirates. The TASS news…

Another successful SpaceX launch

SpaceX completed another flawless launch on June 3rd – and the recovery of its Falcon 9 first stage a few minutes later. It was the sixth SpaceX launch this year…

C-Band: Eutelsat complains over Intelsat/SES ‘incentives’

Eutelsat, not for the first time, has formally complained to the FCC over the Commission’s ruling that it would pay around $5 billion to both Intelsat and SES in ‘incentive…

FCC confirms accelerated C-band 5G availability

FCC confirms accelerated C-band 5G availability

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has confirmed that the repurposing of C-band spectrum for 5G services will move forward on an accelerated timeline. In a public notice, the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications…

SpaceX launching 60 Starlink satellites on June 3

SpaceX launching 60 Starlink satellites on June 3

Following on from last weekend’s success with its two human passengers aboard the Crew Dragon mission to the International Space Station, SpaceX will launch 60 of its Starlink satellites on…

SES plans major fleet expansion

SES plans major fleet expansion

SES currently has two core deployments of satellites: It has a fleet of powerful geostationary satellites that just about serves the whole planet. It also has 20 O3b (‘the Other…

Report: Satellite-by-cloud computing 52 Exabytes by 2029

The past few days have seen SES, Telesat, Viasat and even OneWeb (despite being in bankruptcy) dramatically expand their plans for satellite infrastructure in space. Their intention is echoed in…

SpaceX raises $346m

SpaceX raises $346m

According to Securities & Exchange Commission filing last week, Elon Musk’s SpaceX has raised an extra $346.2 million (net) in its latest fund-raising efforts. This suggests that Musk’s company has…

Telesat ups LEO plans

Notwithstanding the financial challenges head – and a string of bankruptcies from those pushing for satellite mega constellations – Ottawa-based Telesat is asking US regulators to approve a significant expansion…

Viasat climbs onto super-constellation plan

Satellite operator Viasat of Carlsbad, California, speaking to banking analysts after its Q4 and full year earnings results, said that it wanted to modify and expand its current plan for…

Russia wants dedicated satellites for Northern latitudes

Russia wants dedicated satellites for Northern latitudes

Russia’s Satellite Communications Co (RSCC) says it wants to launch 4 new satellites to provide Ku-band coverage for its important Far North regions, and which are not well covered by…

OneWeb asks FCC to authorise 48,000 satellites

OneWeb, despite being on the sales forecourt as far as its assets are concerned while it is Chapter 11 bankruptcy, is asking the FCC to approve expanding its constellation of…

Intelsat accepts C-band 5G scheme

Intelsat accepts C-band 5G scheme

Intelsat says it is committed to an accelerated process to clear C-band frequencies over the US in accordance with the FCC’s plan to speed the adoption for 5G. The FCC’s…

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