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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

OneWeb, Marlink partnership

OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company and Marlink, the Smart Network Company, have joined forces to bring OneWeb’s high-speed, low latency connectivity to the maritime, energy, enterprise and humanitarian sectors. Marlink operates a global industry leading VSAT network and has unrivalled market access providing remote communications across the maritime, offshore and onshore […]

February 7, 2022

More satellites from O3b in 2022

SES is just a few weeks away from launching its next – and significantly more powerful – batch of O3b satellites. SES is anticipating the launch of three new satellites in Q1 to join the existing O3b fleet of Medium Earth orbiting (MEO) craft. The second batch of another three will launch in Q2. These […]

January 11, 2022

Integrasys: Beam Budget 2022 release

Integrasys has announced the Beam Budget 2022 release of its link budget tool bringing new capabilities for US DoD providers. The new capability is focused on the DoD guidelines when calculating link budgets. Now the tool enables the users to obtain a tailor-made report which includes the required information, mandatory by the US Government Agencies, […]

January 11, 2022

O3b mPOWER boost for Colombian connectivity

SES’s satellite-based trunking services will enable leading Colombian fibre optic networks service provider Integra Multisolutions (IMS) to extend and enhance fibre-like connectivity for Colombian municipalities with fewer than 100,000 inhabitants located out of the reach of terrestrial infrastructure. The new service will begin on SES’s O3b medium earth orbit (MEO) constellation and later migrate onto […]

December 15, 2021

Portuguese regulator proposes FTA channels on cable

Portugal’s National Communications Authority (Anacom) has recommended to the government that FTA TV channels are distributed “wherever possible” via cable instead of DTT. The proposal was made by Anacom president, João Cadete de Matos, within the working group on the future of DTT in Portugal, set up by Secretary of State for Cinema, Audiovisual and […]

December 8, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome

Forecast: Satellite broadband SAM in 330m premises by 2026

According to global technology intelligence firm ABI Research, the serviceable addressable market (SAM) for global satellite broadband over geostationary (GEO), medium earth orbit (MEO), and low earth orbit (LEO) satellites will stand at 330 million premises, equivalent to 1.3 billion household members in 2026. SAM has grown by 5.3 per cent compared to 2021. Fibre-optic […]

November 30, 2021

SnT, SES expand partnership

SES and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have announced the creation of a joint lab that will explore the benefits of high-throughput satellite systems in the areas of next-generation networks, including quantum communications and cybersecurity. The agreement will see both institutions jointly utilise facilities at their respective sites […]

October 15, 2021

Portuguese operators oppose pay-TV tax hike

The Portuguese Association of Electronic Telecommunications Operators (APRITEL) has criticised the proposed increase in the annual tax levied from pay-TV operators. The draft State Budget for 2022 provides that pay-TV operators such as NOS, Meo, Vodafone Portugal and Nowo will now pay a semi-annual fee of €2 per subscriber, or €4/year. In a statement to […]

October 14, 2021From Branislav Pekic in Rome