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Starlink tops 1m broadband subs

Elon Musk’s SpaceX currently has “well over” 1 million Starlink broadband-by-satellite users, SpaceX VP/enterprise sales Jonathan Hofeller revealed at the Satellite 2023 conference in Washington, DC. He also told delegates that SpaceX plans to begin testing its Starlink satellite-to-cell service with T-Mobile during 2023. “We’re going to learn a lot by doing — not necessarily […]

March 14, 2023By Chris Forrester

Analyst: “Satcom entering new consolidation cycle”

Joseph Ibeh, analyst at satellite and space market research and consulting services specialist NSR, suggests that further satcom consolidation is on the horizon, with the global satellite communication industry transitioning to meet new market trends and match projected threats from perceived disruptors. In particular, he argues that an SES and Eutelsat merger could help both […]

March 16, 2021By Colin Mann

SpaceX selects 3 European gateways for Starlink

French authorities have named three locations for SpaceX’s Starlink Earth Stations. One is in Gravelines, almost precisely on the French/Belgium border and which will cover almost all of the UK and Ireland. The licence for this location was granted on July 8th. Two others are also located in France at Villenave-d’Orbon and Belin-Beliet. Villenave was […]

October 23, 2020By Chris Forrester

SpaceX Starlink live “in next few months”

In a filing made to the FCC, SpaceX said that its Starlink service would help bridge the digital divide using the 12 GHz satellite frequency band (Ku-band). The filing was made in a response to a filing made on May 26th by the Competitive Carriers Association (CCA) which argued that the 12 GHz band should […]

June 8, 2020By Chris Forrester