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Samsung TV Plus updates mobile app

Samsung TV Plus has updated its mobile app with a fresh new user experience. As part of the update, and exclusive to the UK, Samsung will be launching a vertical video experience within the app. Rolling out to customers across May and June, it will allow users to scroll through short videos of their favourite […]

May 19, 2023

Samsung to add 2-way satellite to Galaxy phones

Samsung says that it has developed a system that will allow smartphone users to send data via satellite, thus intensifying the race among technology companies to connect their devices to non-terrestrial networks. As with Apple, the data will be sent to low-Earth orbiting satellites in space and sent back to Earth-based teleport stations before reaching […]

February 24, 2023

Canada: Galaxy secures OneWeb capacity

OneWeb and Galaxy Broadband Communications, the Ontario-based satellite service company that provides telecommunications services to enterprise customers, have announced a $50 million (€45.8m) multi-year deal to deliver OneWeb’s low Earth orbit (LEO) connectivity solutions across Canada including the northern territory of Nunavut. Powered by OneWeb’s LEO satellite communications network, Galaxy offers connectivity services designed specifically […]

February 1, 2023

EE teams with Samsung, Easology on Galaxy Tab A7 Lite tablet

EE, is helping to keep older adults connected by teaming up with Samsung and Easology on the Galaxy Tab A7 Lite tablet. Available exclusively with EE – the bundle makes technology easier to navigate with larger icons, clear text, simplified layouts and user-friendly settings. Thanks to the Easology software, day-to-day functions such as phone calls, […]

December 13, 2022

Intelsat readies Galaxy launches

Intelsat’s Galaxy-35 and 36 will launch on December 13th subject to the usual weather considerations. The pair will be launched by an Arianespace rocket (Flight 259) from the Kourou, French Guiana spaceport. It will be the third launch this year by an Ariane 5 rocket. The two satellites will be joined on the launch by […]

December 9, 2022By Chris Forrester

Launch success for Intelsat satellites

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully placed two important Intelsat satellites into orbit on November 12th. Galaxy 31 and Galaxy 32 were launched. They will help provide Intelsat’s replacement coverage to its client’s cable head-end with TV services and help guarantee Intelsat receives the FCC’s C-band compensation payment at the end of 2023. The launch, […]

November 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Intelsat’s pair of C-band craft safely orbited

SpaceX successfully launched two satellites for Intelsat on October 7th from Cape Canaveral. The pair will help provide C-band transmissions to cable head-ends throughout the US. Galaxy 33 and 34 were both carried within the Falcon 9’s fairing. The Falcon 9 booster was used for the 14th time, and tying for the joint record for […]

October 10, 2022By Chris Forrester

GalaxySpace raises extra financing

Chinese broadband-by-satellite business GalaxySpace has reportedly raised extra financing which values the company at almost $1.6 billion (€1.57bn). GalaxySpace is looking to participate in China’s planned 13,000 satellite mega-constellation. The cash has come from a major Chinese bank (CCB International) and others including Anhui Sanzhongyichuang Industry Development Fund, Hefei Industry Investment and Sincere Fund, as […]

September 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

Report: Record time spent on mobile

Mobile continues to dominate as consumers spent a record 3.8 trillion hours on mobile in 2021, according to mobile data and analytics company App Annie’s State of Mobile 2022 report. “Mobile is the Greatest of All Time and the go-to device of the future,” asserts Theodore Krantz, Chief Executive Officer. “The big screen is slowly dying […]

January 13, 2022

Discovery, Samsung raise awareness of tiger conservation around Project C.A.T.

Discovery and Samsung are raising awareness for the need to protect and conserve tigers in the wild to audiences around the globe through a content partnership around Discovery’s Project C.A.T. (Conserving Acres for Tigers). As part of the partnership a stunning short film, Eye to Eye with the Tiger, was produced to help build awareness […]

December 9, 2021