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Telenor Satellite to expand services

Telenor Satellite is expanding its existing maritime services. Jan Hetland, Director of Data Services division at Telenor Satellite, said that thanks to its partnership with ST Engineering, its offering of high throughput services is about to expand for ferries, cruise and offshore supply vessels this summer. Currently available on Anker Ka-band, the Newtec Dialog platform […]

April 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

Wyld launches sensor-to-satellite tech

Wyld Networks has announced the availability of its new range of low-power, sensor-to-satellite LoRaWAN terminals and modules for IoT applications across areas where there is little or no alternative connectivity. The Wyld Connect hybrid devices can transfer data directly to terrestrial networks or through a network of Low Earth Orbiting (LEO) satellites through a partnership […]

March 22, 2022

AsiaSat furthers SAILAS’s managed service expansion

Asian satellite solutions provider, AsiaSat, has announced plans to expand SAILAS’s end-to-end managed connectivity service for the maritime sector with a wide range of value-added services that will further increase operational efficiency and safety for vessel operators, and enhance communication and entertainment experience of crews and passengers on board. This new initiative marks an important […]

March 16, 2022

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

Omantel chooses Hughes Jupiter’s VSAT

Omantel, Oman’s integrated telecom service provider, has selected Hughes’ Jupiter satellite system to extend its mobile network and provide backhaul connectivity. The Jupiter System is the next-generation Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) platform from Hughes for broadband services over both high-throughput and conventional satellites. In use at more than 12,000 cellular sites across Africa, Asia […]

December 16, 2021By Chris Forrester

Globacom enthusiastic about Eutelsat in Nigeria

Nigerian telecoms network provider Globacom says the recent agreement struck with Eutelsat will offer “unlimited benefits” to potential users in Nigeria. The Eutelsat Konnect project would enable the company to offer VSAT/Satellite-based internet service and satellite-based community Wifi internet service in far flung and unserved areas where access to internet services are currently a challenge. […]

November 9, 2021By Chris Forrester

Eutelsat expands over Russian waters

Eutelsat’s Konnect Russia subsidiary has signed a MoU with RTCOMM for connectivity distribution to sea and river vessels in Russia. Eutelsat says the intention is for a strong focus on maritime VSAT services and showcasing satellite’s potential to connect hard-to-reach areas. A press statement read: “Thanks to the in-orbit resources and infrastructure of Konnect Russia, […]

September 21, 2021By Chris Forrester

DataMiner to enhance VSAT service management at Orange

Skyline Communications, a global player in end-to-end multi-vendor network management and OSS software solutions for the broadband and media ICT industry, announces that Orange, a major telecom operator with more than 262 million customers worldwide, has recently deployed the award-winning DataMiner system. Orange’s diverse customer base can count on top-of-the-line quality services and highly customized […]

July 6, 2021

India seeks SpaceX Starlink permits

Local reports in India say that its government will demand that SpaceX applies for the relevant permits and to show compliance with India’s telecom rules before it starts offering its satellite broadband Starlink service. India’s telecoms regulator TRAI and Dept. of Telecommunications (DoT) say they are asking SpaceX to outline its plans in order that […]

April 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

Gilat offers next-gen Aquarius 5G LEO/GEO solutions

Israel-based Gilat Satellite Networks has already delivered successful in-orbit testing of its 5G/Low Earth Orbiting VSAT technology. Now marketed as ‘Aquarius’, the system was on board Telesat’s first pair of test satellites and delivered connectivity as the first ever demo of 5G over a LEO satellite, and then the fastest-ever modem speeds of 1.2 Gb/s […]

February 22, 2021