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OneWeb, Panasonic Avionics connectivity deal

LEO satellite operator OneWeb and in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) solutions provider Panasonic Avionics have agreed to terms that enable Panasonic Avionics to market, sell, and support OneWeb’s high-speed, low-latency in-flight broadband services to commercial airlines worldwide. Panasonic Avionics will offer OneWeb’s global service standalone or paired with Panasonic Avionics’ GEO service, which covers 99.6 […]

October 18, 2022

Avanti, Türksat Ka-band coverage deal

High throughput satellite capacity provider Avanti Communications has agreed a new five-year partnership with Turkish communications satellite operator Türksat. Avanti and Türksat already have a strong working relationship dating back several years. This latest agreement is set to deliver extensive, continuous coverage across Africa and the Middle East to Avanti and Türksat customers in regions […]

September 13, 2022

Low-latency consumer satellite service from Hughes

Satellite communications specialist Hughes Network Systems has started rolling out a new low-latency satellite Internet offering to consumers in select US markets. Available as HughesNet Fusion plans, the company says the multipath offering seamlessly blends Geostationary (GEO) satellite and wireless technologies into a fast and responsive satellite Internet experience. “With HughesNet Fusion plans, we are […]

September 12, 2022

SES, Gilat extend strategic cooperation

Satellite networking technology, solutions, and services provider Gilat Satellite Networks has  been awarded multimillion-dollar orders from satellite operator SES as the companies extend global strategic cooperation. SES, in cooperation with Gilat, is expanding its SATCOM business reach utilising Gilat’s SkyEdge IV multi-orbit, multi-service capabilities. These activities represent follow-on orders stemming from the strategic partnership formed […]

September 6, 2022

Report: Space commercialisation drives traffic growth

Market research and consulting firm NSR’s newly released Space Traffic Study, 2nd Edition report finds that commercialisation of more segments of the space value-chain is driving a rapid increase in traffic volumes. Although markets such as Earth Observation or Space Tourism still only account for 5 per cent of the cumulative data volumes between 2021 […]

August 18, 2022

Kymeta signs OneWeb agreement

Kymeta, a flat panel antenna company, and OneWeb ahve announced a distribution partner agreement to offer broadband connectivity services across the globe. The OneWeb LEO satellite network will give Kymeta customers access to high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity while on the move or while stationary, anywhere in the world. Kymeta offers a high-bandwidth, low power, fully […]

March 23, 2022

INTEGRASYS wins Government Mobile Innovation Award at MSUA 2022

INTEGRASYS has been named the recipient of the Government Mobile Innovation Award at the 30th Annual Mobile Satellite Users Association’s (MSUA) Satellite Mobile Innovation event. The award is given for the Interference Cancellation System, CLEAN RF, the most resilient interference cancellator which allows terrestrial interference detection and elimination efficiently. The Mobile Satellite Users Association (MSUA), […]

March 23, 2022

Jio, SES India broadband JV

Jio Platforms (JPL) and SES have formed a multi-year Joint Venture to supply high-performance satellite-based broadband services across India. Jio will be the anchor customer for the new JV, which will extend Jio’s network reach and resiliency by leveraging SES’s satellites in both geostationary and medium earth orbits, including O3b mPOWER fleet. JPL and SES […]

February 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Would SES/Intelsat merger make sense?

The FT reports that as Intelsat emerges from its Chapter 11 bankruptcy reconstruction the satellite operator will lose its CEO Steve Spengler (who will leave with a pay-out of at least $4 million) but could also find itself open to a takeover. SES is mentioned as a potential buyer. The FT quotes analyst Armand Musey, […]

January 19, 2022

Intelsat orders 2 Thales Alenia Space satellites

Integrated satellite and terrestrial network operator Intelsat and Thales Alenia Space – the Joint Venture between Thales and Leonardo – have signed an agreement to build two software-defined satellites designed to advance Intelsat’s global fabric of software-defined GEO connectivity as part of its 5G software-defined network. “The orders were not unexpected,” notes Chris Forrester. “Now that […]

January 12, 2022