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AVIA: Satellite operators maintain positive outlook

Last week, the Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) annual satellite conference, the Satellite Industry Forum, welcomed over 140 delegates and speakers including some of the satellite industry’s largest operators for a day of discussion on the challenges and growth opportunities of the satellite connectivity market valued at $11.2 billion (€10.3bn) in 2021, and projected to […]

June 12, 2023

Eutelsat, OneWeb demo multi-orbit offering

Representatives at the NATO Communications and Information Agency (NCIA) have taken part in a successful demonstration of combined Geo-stationary (GEO) and Low Earth Orbit (LEO) multi-orbit capability from satellite companies and strategic partners, Eutelsat and OneWeb. The hands-on live demonstration which took place in May enabled the NATO attendees to get a feel for the […]

June 8, 2023

Gogo increases antenna power

Gogo Business Aviation has launched its Gogo Galileo product line with the unveiling of a second electronically steered antenna (ESA) form factor for use on its Low Earth Orbit (LEO) broadband solution. Gogo serves the business aviation market with its In-Flight Communications service. The new equipment has already caught the eye of OneWeb. Gogo says […]

May 24, 2023By Chris Forrester

Arctic Space supports OneWeb’s constellation

Arctic Space Technologies, the sustainable ground segment provider, and OneWeb, the low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company, have announced a leap forward in the construction of the OneWeb Satellite Network Portal (SNP), a hyperscale satellite ground station installation at the Arctic Space Technologies’ Space Center in Piteå. The companies signed a bilateral agreement in […]

May 23, 2023

JoeySat added to OneWeb fleet

A super-sophisticated second-generation satellite, dubbed ‘JoeySat’, has been added to the OneWeb constellation of broadband satellites. The new craft was launched along with 15 other conventional back-up satellites on May 20th and completes the initial plan for the fleet. JoeySat is an advanced ‘beam-hopping’ craft developed with £52 million of funding from the UK Space […]

May 22, 2023By Chris Forrester

Satellite boost for Northern Canada connectivity

Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has signed a 10-year contract with the low Earth orbit satellite communications company OneWeb to build and manage its Satellite Network Portal (SNP) in Yellowknife, NW, Canada. This new SNP will deliver increased bandwidth, performance and resiliency to all OneWeb services currently active across Northern Canada. The new site will be […]

May 18, 2023

Gogo cites broadband gains for IFC

In-Flight Communications specialists Gogo Business Aviation says that access to OneWeb’s now complete Low Earth orbiting satellites as well as “significant” progress by Hughes Network Systems and its satellites and antennas represents considerable momentum for its own broadband services to aircraft. Gogo says itself and its antenna provider, Hughes, completed preliminary design review of Gogo’s […]

May 16, 2023By Chris Forrester

OneWeb, iSAT Africa tackle Digital Divide

Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb and integrated communications services provider iSAT Africa have signed a Distribution Partnership Agreement (DPA) to bring high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity across Africa. The partnership brings together OneWeb’s satellite technology and iSAT Africa’s experience in rural connectivity, fixed and mobile satellite services, enterprise, and broadcasting solutions in Africa. […]

May 15, 2023

Eutelsat/OneWeb: “Synergies of more than €1.5bn”

Eutelsat says that its upcoming merger with Low-Earth orbiting constellation OneWeb will achieve estimated savings for between €1.5 billion-€1.8 billion in the two businesses’ operational costs, measured against an overall cost to Eutelsat of an estimated €4 billion in terms of acquisition and investment. The Eutelsat and OneWeb merger is on track to close during […]

May 12, 2023

Sidus to build space hardware for OneWeb

Florida-based Sidus Space has been contracted to supply components for the Airbus/OneWeb Satellites (AOS) 50/50 joint-venture satellite production facility at Merritt Island, Florida. The Sidus agreement covers machined parts which are destined to be integrated into satellites being produced by the AOS joint-venture. Sidus is based at Cape Canaveral, and extremely convenient to the AOS […]

May 12, 2023By Chris Forrester