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SES GS equips U.S. Air Force with SATCOM capabilities

December 2nd, 2020 by

SES Government Solutions (SES GS) has been awarded an Advanced Battle Management System (ABMS) tests contract that allows to compete for individual task orders that together have a ceiling value of US$950 million.

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Russian latest telecoms system to quadruple ISS radio visibility

November 25th, 2020 by

The Russian Klyon-R command and measuring system will boost the radio visibility of the Russian segment of the International Space Station (ISS) fourfold, Russian Space Systems Company (RSCC; part of the federal space agency Roskosmos) said.

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New real-time link between satellites promises quicker deliver of data

November 24th, 2020 by

After a five-year collaboration, Inmarsat and Addvalue Innovation announced the Commercial Service Introduction (CSI) of their Inter-satellite Data Relay System (IDRS) service, following the successful demonstration of the first live data connectivity between customer Capella Space’s Control Center and its recently launched Sequoia satellite at low Earth orbit.

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TIM commits to capacity on Eutelsat KONNECT, KONNECT VHTS

November 18th, 2020 by

Eutelsat Communications has signed a Letter of Agreement with TIM (also operating under the name Telecom Italia) for wholesale capacity on the Eutelsat KONNECT and KONNECT VHTS satellites which will enable Italian households, even those living in the most isolated areas, to benefit from very high-speed fixed broadband via satellite from January 2021.

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Viasat phased array antenna enters final testing phase

November 17th, 2020 by

Viasat Inc. announced that its solid-state, fully-electronic phased array flat panel antenna, selected by SES for the O3b mPOWER satellite communications system, has entered the Test Readiness Review (TRR) stage of the programme.

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Viasat, Infostellar sign global real-time Earth agreement

November 16th, 2020 by

Viasat Inc. and Infostellar Inc., a Japanese Ground Segment as a Service (GSaaS) start-up, announced it signed a Real-Time Earth (RTE) agreement.

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SSC UK to develop smallsat ground communications concept

November 15th, 2020 by

The UK subsidiary of SSC (Swedish Space Corporation) has been awarded a contract by the European Space Agency ESA to develop a next generation concept for space to ground communications targeting the “NewSpace” (CubeSats and SmallSats) market.

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Telesat and Government of Canada finalise C$600 million agreement

November 9th, 2020 by

Telesat and the Government of Canada announced the completion of their agreement to ensure high-speed broadband connectivity across all of Canada with Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation.

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