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South Africa spectrum auction tops expectations

South Africa’s ongoing cellular spectrum auction has already raised more cash than was expected. The session on March 11th ended with bids of more than 8 billion Rand (about €484m). “ICASA is pleased to announce that the auction is proceeding very well and can confirm that we have gradually passed estimated R8-billion in proceeds. The […]

March 14, 2022By Chris Forrester

Trial of 5G HAPS tech in Saudi Arabia Red Sea Project

UK company Stratospheric Platforms Limited (SPL), a partner of German telecommunications company Deutsche Telekom (DT)has successfully trialed pioneering technology that provides 5G network coverage from the stratosphere. Conducted on February 5th at The Red Sea Project site on Saudi Arabia’s western coast, the test was the world’s first demonstration of the High-Altitude Platform System (HAPS) […]

March 2, 2022

Intersputnik joins the GSOA

The Intersputnik International Organization of Space Communications has gained full membership of the Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA), a platform to promote satellite communication services and the common interests of satellite operators. The Association, formerly known as ESOA (EMEA Satellite Operators Association) used to focus on Europe, the Middle East and Africa. However, January 2022 […]

February 15, 2022

Devas will continue to collect India’s overseas assets

Last week Devas Multimedia was ordered by India’s Supreme Court to be wound up. Devas is, however, determined to use the positive backing of various non-Indian courts and tribunals to be justified in pursuing its $1.2 billion (€1.06bn) compensation claim against Antrix, the former subsidiary of India Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Matthew McGill, a partner […]

January 25, 2022By Chris Forrester

Skyline Communications rolls out new DataMiner solutions

Skyline Communications, a provider of end-to-end vendor- and domain-agnostic digital transformation platforms, is rolling out a wealth of new DataMiner solutions. These will enable operators within the ICT media and broadband industry to increase their value proposition in a new data-driven and cloudified future. The key ingredients for this new generation of DataMiner solutions are […]

January 24, 2022

Kacific, HGC boost connectivity in Philippines

HGC Global Communications, am ICT service provider and network operator, and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group, a broadband satellite operator that provides high-speed broadband access to Asia Pacific, have collaborated to boost critical connectivity across emerging markets in the Philippines. Working together, the two providers say they will offer faster, safer, and more reliable critical infrastructure […]

January 17, 2022

Telesat partners with Encqor 5G

Ottawa-based satellite operator Telesat is partnering with 5G experts Encqor 5G. A joint statement says that Encqor 5G seeks to establish the first Canadian pre-commercial corridor of 5G wireless communication technologies and unlock the massive potential of commercial and industrial industries (i.e., smart cities, e-health, e-education, connected and autonomous vehicles, on-demand entertainment/media and IoT). Encqor […]

January 12, 2022By Chris Forrester

Skyline reports record year

Skyline Communications, a global provider of end-to-end vendor- and domain-agnostic digital transformation solutions for the ICT media and broadband industry, announces a record year in the making as the ICT media and broadband industry ramps up Digital Transformation investments. Whether you are creating a cloud-native proposition or next-gen data center, deploying an ST2110 all-IP foundation […]

December 6, 2021

DataMiner empowers Meinberg’s Network Management System

Skyline Communications, a global player in AI-powered multi-vendor network management and orchestration software for ICT media and broadband solutions, has presented its collaboration with Meinberg for the development of the new Meinberg Network Management System (mbgNMS), an out-of-the-box solution tailored specifically to manage, monitor and control an entire Meinberg ecosystem end to end. “Our customers […]

November 9, 2021

Tata Sky expands its DataMiner System

Skyline Communications, a global player in AI-powered multi-vendor network management and orchestration software for ICT media and broadband solutions, announces an expansion of their award-winning DataMiner platform at Tata Sky India. DataMiner continues to fully manage Tata Sky’s DTH operations, but now across an even wider scale of data sources. Tata Sky, headquartered in Mumbai, […]

October 15, 2021