June 1st, 2023 11:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

Viasat Completes Acquisition of Inmarsat

Viasat, a global communications company, announced the successful completion of its acquisition of Inmarsat on Wednesday, marking a significant milestone in the satellite communications industry. The strategic move is expected to enhance Viasat's scale, scope, and overall growth in the increasingly dynamic and competitive market, according to the company. Also Read: Viasat’s Acquisition of Inmarsat Approved by European Commission Acquisition Strengthens Viasat's Market Position The combined company aims to leverage... Read More

May 30th, 2023 12:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Spark, Netlinkz to Bring Starlink Business-Grade Satellite Broadband to New Zealand

Spark New Zealand has announced a partnership with Netlinkz, a network-as-a-service technology company, to provide reliable connectivity during extreme weather events and disruptions. The collaboration aims to supply Starlink business-grade satellite broadband to customers later this year, following ongoing trials with a select group of New Zealand businesses, according to the statement. Also Read: Spark New Zealand to Invest in Data Centres and 5G Over Three Years Trials and Seamless... Read More

May 29th, 2023 8:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

ISRO Successfully Places Second-Generation NavIC Satellite into Orbit

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) achieved a major milestone on Monday as it successfully launched the GSLV-F12/NVS-01 mission, deploying the second-generation NavIC satellite into space. The launch took place at 10:42 hours IST from the second launch pad at SDSC-SHAR in Sriharikota. Also Read: OneWeb Successfully Deploys 36 Satellites With ISRO for Global Connectivity NVS-01 navigation satellite The primary objective of the Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) mission was... Read More

May 26th, 2023 2:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Viasat’s Acquisition of Inmarsat Approved by European Commission

Viasat, a global communications company, and Inmarsat, a leading provider of global mobile satellite communications services, announced that the European Commission (EC) unconditionally approved Viasat's acquisition of Inmarsat. This approval follows clearances from the UK Competition and Markets Authority and the US Federal Communications Commission, marking a significant step towards the completion of the transaction. Also Read: Viasat’s Acquisition of Inmarsat Clears Competition Review Transaction Finalization With all necessary regulatory... Read More

May 24th, 2023 2:37 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb and Arctic Space Technologies Partner for Satellite Network Portal in Northern Sweden

Arctic Space Technologies, the highly sustainable and innovative ground segment provider, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have announced the construction of the OneWeb Satellite Network Portal (SNP), a satellite ground station installation. Located at the Arctic Space Technologies' Space Center in Pitea, Sweden, this hyperscale satellite ground station is set to revolutionize connectivity in the region. Also Read: Viasat’s Acquisition of Inmarsat Receives FCC Approval... Read More

May 22nd, 2023 7:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

Viasat’s Acquisition of Inmarsat Receives FCC Approval

Viasat, a global communications company, and Inmarsat, a leading global mobile satellite communications service provider, have received significant regulatory approval for their proposed acquisition. The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given its nod to Viasat's acquisition of Inmarsat, marking a crucial milestone in the transaction, according to Viasat. Also Read: Viasat Announces Successful Launch of ViaSat-3 Americas Satellite FCC Approval Secured for Viasat's Acquisition of Inmarsat With the FCC's... Read More

May 21st, 2023 12:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

The Future of Satcom: Advances, Challenges, and Opportunities

The Satcom industry is going to be the next enabler of digital growth in underdeveloped markets. One of the biggest advantages of satellite broadband is that it doesn't need fiber to deliver internet. If you are near a satellite gateway, all you need is a device that can connect to the network of the gateway. Individual customers, as well as enterprises, both are going to benefit from the presence of... Read More

May 20th, 2023 10:11 PM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb Launch 19 Expands Constellation to 634 Satellites

OneWeb, a prominent provider of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications, has achieved a significant milestone with the successful deployment of 16 satellites, solidifying its constellation and progressing towards global service coverage. This launch 19th included the deployment of JoeySat, a satellite designed to test a revolutionary beam-hopping capability, enabling seamless switching between different locations on Earth while adapting communication signal strength according to customer demands. Also Read: OneWeb to... Read More

May 19th, 2023 9:19 AM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb to Launch 16 Satellites With SpaceX, Including JoeySat

OneWeb, the Bharti-backed leading Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, has partnered with SpaceX to launch 16 satellites, scheduled to take place on May 19, 2023. This launch, which will be conducted using SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, will also carry satellites from Iridium. The event will be held at Space Launch Complex 4 East, located at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. This will be OneWeb's 19th launch as... Read More

May 18th, 2023 7:56 AM 0 COMMENTS

OneWeb and Swedish Space Corporation Collaborate to Enhance Connectivity Across Northern Canada

The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and OneWeb, a prominent Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have joined forces to construct and manage a new OneWeb Satellite Network Portal (SNP) in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada. The SNP project aims to significantly enhance bandwidth, performance, and resiliency for active OneWeb services across Northern Canada. Also Read: BT Group and OneWeb Successfully Trial 4G LTE Backhaul Over LEO Network Construction and Management... Read More

May 17th, 2023 11:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

Etisalat by e& Launches New Maritime Satcoms Portfolio

Etisalat by e& has announced the launch of its new Maritime Satcoms portfolio of services to meet the needs of vessels operating in UAE territorial waters and beyond. With coverage extending to 16 countries and serving 164 million customers across Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa, this comprehensive suite of services is set to revolutionise the regional maritime industry. Also Read: e& Group CEO to Join Vodafone Board Under... Read More

May 16th, 2023 10:14 AM 0 COMMENTS

SpaceX Successfully Launches 56 Starlink Satellites to Orbit

SpaceX has launched a new batch of 56 Starlink broadband satellites into orbit, marking its 31st successful orbital mission this year. The launch took place early Sunday morning (May 14) at 1:03 a.m. EDT from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, with the Falcon 9 rocket lifting off and deploying the satellites to low Earth orbit. The Falcon 9's first stage successfully returned to Earth and landed on... Read More

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