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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

Eutelsat secures renewal of Liquid Telecom

Eutelsat has struck a multi-year agreement with sub-Saharan Africa’s Liquid Telecom. The capacity deal will take extra bandwidth on Eutelsat 7B craft at 7 degrees East orbital position. The extra capacity allows Liquid Telekom to extend its existing VSAT services, and, according to a joint press release, “reach even the most remote corners of the […]

January 26, 2021By Chris Forrester

Gilat claims 5G satellite traffic success

Satellite networking technology specialist Gilat Satellite Networks has successfully demonstrated carrying 5G traffic with what it says is “outstanding performance” over operator Thaicom’s GEO HTS satellite. With this successful demonstration, Gilat’s cellular backhaul solution is declared operational and ready for implementation in the 5G architecture. According to Gilat, superior user experience was recorded using its […]

October 29, 2020