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Rivada Space gets Ofcom access licence

UK telecoms regulator Ofcom has granted Munich-based Rivada Space Networks a licence for a non-geostationary earth station network. The licence covers Rivada’s planned Low Earth orbiting satellite network, which Rivada calls its ‘Outer Net’ system. Ofcom said: “Rivada is proposing to provide government communications, maritime and aviation connectivity, enterprise networking, and backhaul services for telecommunications […]

March 4, 2024By Chris Forrester

Starlink will attack the D2D market

Starlink is definitely going after the satellite ‘direct-to-device’ (D2D) market and this includes providing a cellular connection service for telephony. Details are still sketchy but what is known is that Starlink has been licensed by the FCC for testing of connections. Starlink is reportedly planning to include connectivity for users from 840 new satellites to […]

December 7, 2023

Ofcom considers Rivada application for NGSO licence

Ofcom is proposing to grant an Earth Station Network Licence to Rivada, a satellite communication service, for its non-geostationary orbiting (NGSO) satellite system. Ofcom has received an application from Rivada to allow it to deploy user terminals, which are the dishes and antennas used by customers to connect to a satellite network. These can be […]

October 19, 2023

SphereTrax appoints Rostoucher as Head of Sales and Marketing

SphereTrax, the music licensing platform that puts the power and rewards in musicians’ hands, has announced the appointment of Louis Rostoucher to the newly created role of Head of Sales and Marketing. Rostoucher boards the music licensing platform to lead its marketing strategies, overseeing the company’s music and AV projects, as well as its sales […]

April 25, 2023

Serbia: 14 bids for 4 national TV licences

Fourteen TV stations have submitted bids for four national frequency licences by the June 20th deadline, according to local media reports citing sources from Serbia’s Regulatory Body for Electronic Media (REM). The list is led by the current holders of the four commercial TV licences that expire in August, namely Pink, Happy, Prva and B92. […]

June 22, 2022From Branislav Pekic in Rome