Advanced Television


Eutelsat Konnect VHTS launched

After a day’s delay because of poor weather, Arianespace successfully launched Eutelsat’s huge Konnect VHTS into its geostationary transfer orbit at 18.45 pm French Guiana time on September 7th. The Very High Throughput telecoms satellite (VHTS) will provide high-speed internet access throughout Europe, in particular in isolated regions with low coverage. For Arianespace it was […]

September 8, 2022By Chris Forrester

SES, Gilat extend strategic cooperation

Satellite networking technology, solutions, and services provider Gilat Satellite Networks has  been awarded multimillion-dollar orders from satellite operator SES as the companies extend global strategic cooperation. SES, in cooperation with Gilat, is expanding its SATCOM business reach utilising Gilat’s SkyEdge IV multi-orbit, multi-service capabilities. These activities represent follow-on orders stemming from the strategic partnership formed […]

September 6, 2022

Eutelsat secures Thales SpaceGate broadband

Thales Alenia Space has bought capacity on Eutelsat’s new Konnect VHTS craft for its SpaceGate high-speed broadband service across Europe. The satellite is due for launch on September 6th. Thales Alenia developed the Konnect VHTS (for Very High Throughput Satellite) for Eutelsat and it had been expected to take capacity on the craft. The satellite […]

September 2, 2022By Chris Forrester