Intelsat and Thales Alenia Space have signed an agreement to build two software-defined satellites designed to advance Intelsat’s global fabric of software-defined GEO connectivity as part of its 5G software-defined network.
Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of its first Inmarsat-6 satellite, I-6 F1, by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Centre in Japan.
KVH Industries has announced the launch of satellite connectivity services that will allow vessels to use KVH connectivity while operating in Indian territorial waters.
SnakeWays and Lars Thrane have announced the successful integration of their respective ship to shore connectivity products utilising the recently announced Iridium Certus 100 satellite service.
A new venture to help maritime and land customers lease satellite equipment has been launched.
Iridium Certus 100 mid-band service is now commercially available for Iridium customers.
Multi-mission Ka-band satellite SES-17 has been successfully launched into space onboard an Ariane 5 launcher from the Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Inmarsat’s strategic partner BSNL has received the necessary licenses to deliver Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services in India.
Danish satellite operator Sternula recently signed a partnership agreement with the maritime authority in Ghana to strengthen maritime navigation and safety in West Africa. The project has now officially kicked off with the goal to catalyse future distribution of next generation AIS technology.
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