Advanced Television


Hughes, Telespazio launch sat-coverage

EchoStar’s owned Hughes Europe is linking with Italian satellite service provider Telespazio to launch a government and consumer-focussed satellite online connectivity service. The pair will use Eutelsat’s Konnect Very High Throughput (VHTS) craft for its widespread coverage. The intention behind the partnership is to target both the government as well as the growing enterprise broadband […]

December 13, 2023By Chris Forrester

Enensys, Telespazio provide uplink services for EUMETCast Europe

Enensys Technologies, a leading provider of media delivery solutions, is pleased to announce its collaboration with Telespazio, a Leonardo (67 per cent) and Thales (33 per cent) joint venture, to provide EUMETSAT with a new uplink service for EUMETCast Europe – a satellite broadcasting system to feed local Meteorological agencies with advanced real-time data for […]

May 15, 2023

New satellite communication consortium formed

ST Engineering iDirect’s EU Satcom Centre of Excellence, ST Engineering iDirect Europe, located in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, which specialises in the development of ground segment technology and equipment for the EU, is leading a consortium of leading satellite industry players to develop the European Protected Waveform (EPW) for the European Defence Fund (EDF). The aim is […]

March 1, 2023By Chris Forrester

ABS, Telespazio sign offshore distribution deal

ABS, a global satellite operator and Telespazio Brasil, a subsidiary of Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67 per cent) and Thales (33 per cent), have signed a 5 year capacity contract for the satellite ABS-3A, West Hemi C-band beam. Under the multi-year agreement, Telespazio will use the C-band beam for its offshore services for […]

February 3, 2023

Telespazio partners with NorthStar

Canada-based NorthStar Earth & Space (but with its European HQ in Luxembourg) and Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo and Thales, announced at the World Satellite Business Week conference in Paris that they have entered into a Distribution and Partnership Agreement (D&PA) to strengthen cooperation on delivering solutions to greatly enhance European Space Domain Awareness […]

September 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Telespazio to deliver OneWeb services in Europe

OneWeb and Telespazio, a joint venture between Leonardo (67 per cent) and Thales (33 per cent), have signed a distribution partnership agreement to deliver OneWeb services to commercial and government customers in Europe. “This agreement confirms the already running cooperation between OneWeb and Telespazio so far based on the hosting facilities and services at Telespazio’s […]

February 23, 2022By Chris Forrester

Telespazio to build OneWeb satellite gateway

Telespazio, a joint venture of Leonardo (67 per cent) and Thales (33 per cent), through its subsidiary Telespazio Brasil, is to supply low Earth orbit satellite communications company OneWeb with infrastructure and services, for a new satellite gateway at the teleport in Maricà, in the State of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). The Maricà gateway is […]

February 15, 2022

Telespazio takes Eutelsat capacity

Italy’s Telespazio has taken extra satellite capacity from Eutelsat to serve the company’s rural broadband roll-out in Peru. The agreement sees Telespazio using Ku-band capacity operated on several transponders on the Eutelsat 117 West B satellite to bring telecommunications access to more than 1,300 underserved public sites, predominantly schools and health care facilities. Last month […]

July 29, 2021By Chris Forrester

European digital consortium formed

The European Commission has selected a consortium of companies and research institutes to study the design of the future European quantum communication network, EuroQCI (quantum communication infrastructure). It will enable ultra-secure communication between critical infrastructures and government institutions across the European Union. The European consortium, led by Airbus, is composed of Leonardo, Orange, PwC France […]

June 1, 2021By Chris Forrester