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Rivada, Artel link for US military contract

Virginia-based Artel, a provider of secure network communication services to US government agencies, has been awarded a contract from the US Space Force and is partnering with Rivada Space Networks to provide the next generation network critical to support US Government communications. Artel is a carrier-agnostic network integrator – which it says allows it to […]

September 29, 2023By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Satcom market set for decade of growth

Euroconsult forecasts that the satellite communication landscape is set for a transformative decade of growth as satellite capacity demand is projected to surge from 3.6 Tbps (TeraBytes Per Second) in 2022 to 51 Tbps in 2032, representing a 31 per cent CAGR (compound annual growth rate), with all data segments expected to observe exponential growth […]

September 25, 2023

STL opens next-gen Lugoff OFC facility

STL, an optical and digital solutions company, has formally announced the launch of its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Lugoff, South Carolina – The Palmetto Plant. Named after the state tree of South Carolina, this facility, also designated as STL’s North American Headquarters, symbolizes STL’s commitment to the US market. The Palmetto Plant was inaugurated by […]

September 17, 2023

Intelsat delivers IntelsatOne IP connectivity service

Intelsat, the integrated satellite and terrestrial network, has announced a new content distribution system that will use the internet to transport quality video content around the globe. The IntelsatOne IP service capitalises on Intelsat’s experience to deliver reliability, customer service, global reach, content backup capabilities and scalability. “IntelsatOne IP increases the reach and flexibility of […]

September 15, 2023

SES links with Starlink for cruise ships

SES is creating what it describes as a “first time ever” service for cruise liners. It is using its own O3b mid-Earth orbiting (MEO) satellites and linking with SpaceX’s Starlink’s low-Earth orbiting (LEO) system on a single managed solution for the cruise industry. The joint offering – SES Cruise mPOWERED + Starlink – integrated, sold […]

September 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

Airlines love LEO for broadband

In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) is a key market for satellite operators, and the likes of Intelsat, SES and Viasat with geostationary craft in orbit are already supplying bandwidth to airlines as well as wholesale suppliers such as Panasonic and Thales. But this current situation is forecast to change dramatically over the next few years. For example, […]

September 9, 2023By Chris Forrester

Gogo buys in own stock

Business jet in-flight broadband specialist Gogo Aviation is spending $50 million (€46.6m) on a share repurchase programme. “Our long-term capital allocation priorities are to first maintain adequate liquidity; second, invest in high-return strategic initiatives; third, carry an appropriate level of debt with a target net leverage ratio of 2.5x – 3.5x; and fourth, return capital […]

September 7, 2023By Chris Forrester

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

NOVELSAT marks milestone deployment of BISS-CA

NOVELSAT, a global player in content connectivity, has announced a significant milestone in content protection. The deployment of BISSCA encryption technology to a media distribution network featuring over 1,000 headends across the globe marks a remarkable achievement in securing valuable media assets from piracy and unauthorised access. This accomplishment was realized through the utilisation of […]

August 29, 2023

Plume, NOS launch new connectivity solution

Network services and consumer experience specialist Plume and Portuguese service provider NOS have expanded their partnership, to launch a new service, Wi-Fi Pro, powered by Plume WorkPass. This new offering provides small business owners (SBOs) with a cloud-driven suite of connectivity, productivity, and security services to optimise network performance and provide the operational insights needed […]

August 17, 2023