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OneWeb, Hughes to bring LEO satellite broadband service to India

January 20th, 2022 by

OneWeb and Hughes Network Systems announced a strategic six-year Distribution Partner agreement to provide low Earth orbit (LEO) connectivity services across India. The arrangement between OneWeb and Hughes Communications India Private Ltd. (HCIPL), a joint venture between Hughes and Bharti Airtel Limited, follows the Memorandum of Understanding signed by the companies in September 2021.

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SES Government Solutions launches on-demand X-band service platform

January 13th, 2022 by

SES Government Solutions, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, announced the launch of tactiXs, a mission-specific managed service platform in partnership with Network Innovations and GovSat, a public-private joint venture between the Government of Luxembourg and SES.

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Mynaric selected for DARPA programme

December 20th, 2021 by

Mynaric has been selected to work on the architectural design of a next-generation optical communications terminal as part of the phase 0 of the Space Based Adaptive Communications Node (Space-BACN) programme of the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

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Intelsat achieves confirmation of reorganisation plan

December 19th, 2021 by

Intelsat S.A. announced that the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Richmond Division, has approved its Plan of Reorganisation, marking the final Court milestone in the company’s financial restructuring process. Intelsat is poised to emerge from the process in early 2022 upon receipt of regulatory approvals, completion of certain corporate actions, and satisfaction of other customary conditions.

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Airbus, OneWeb expand partnership to connect European defence, security forces

December 14th, 2021 by

Airbus and OneWeb have signed a distribution partner agreement to provide low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communication services for military and governmental use. Airbus will offer new communication services utilising the OneWeb constellation to select European and UK armed forces, and civil protection and security forces, from the end of 2021.

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New Symphonie consortium wins concept study for EC

December 8th, 2021 by

New Symphonie, the recently established consortium of 22 European companies, has won the European Commission call for tenders entitled “New Space solutions for long-term availability of reliable, secure, cost-effective space-based connectivity.”

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