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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