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Satellite CEOs: “2021 better than expected”

This past year has been full of continued Covid problems and a near-absence of lucrative cruise ship passengers and crews as well as much-curtailed airline traffic which combined to severely limit revenues for In Flight business communications and cruise holiday-makers (and their families). However, the consensus from satellite industry executives is that while this past […]

December 21, 2021

Analyst: EchoStar returns to growth

A report from analysts at Quilty Analytics says that Charlie Ergen-backed satellite operation EchoStar is returning to growth mode. The firm says that EchoStar has reported its third consecutive quarter-year of solid top-line growth coupled with double-digit bottom-line growth. “In an unusual twist, however, the majority of this growth was driven by enterprise/equipment demand, including […]

November 22, 2021By Chris Forrester

EchoStar’s Jupiter 3 craft delayed to 2022

Denver-based EchoStar says that its much-needed Jupiter 3 giant broadband satellite, originally slated for a launch in 2021 has been badly delayed. It is likely to be a year late in its launch. The problems, while not specified, are almost certainly down to the Covid-19 virus and inevitable delays in construction at the Maxar Technologies […]

November 9, 2020By Chris Forrester

Brazil authorises Hughes’ Jupiter 3 satellite

Hughes Network’s massive Jupiter 3 satellite will be one of the largest in orbit when it launches next year. Brazil has approved its use to serve the nation with Ka-band capacity. Maxar Technologies is building the craft which is likely to be launched in the second-half of next year. Jupiter 3, also known as EchoStar […]

July 7, 2020By Chris Forrester