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French Guiana

SES wins Marlink for French Guiana coverage

Marlink, a provider of smart network solutions, is working with SES on a major digital transmission project for French Guiana which intends to “bridge the digital divide” in the country. Marlink has been awarded a Public Service Delegation contract to set up broadband Internet and 4G/5G services via satellite networks covering the entire French region. […]

February 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

Isar Aerospace approved for Guiana Space Centre

French Space Agency CNES (Centre National D’Etudes Spatiales) has approved Munich-based Isar Aerospace to launch its rockets from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana. Isar is already planning a late-2022 launch from Andøya in Norway of its Spectrum rocket, but has been in discussions CNES to utilise the Guyana spaceport. Isar says that the […]

July 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Intelsat, Orange to serve French Guiana

Intelsat has beaten off competition from rival satellite operators and has agreed to partner with telco Orange to deliver a “reliable” 4G/5G service to French Guiana, best known for its rocket launch facility at Kourou. Intelsat will provide cellular backhaul services in French Guiana that will provide universal services and increase access to both telecommunications […]

August 9, 2021By Chris Forrester