Satellite news

Read our latest news. We are specialises in VSAT network design, integration and services in remote regions throughout the world.

UK

UK invests to scan for RF from ships attempting to avoid detection

The UK Space Agency is providing £1.2 million in funding to Horizon Technologies for the launch of a replacement satellite, Amber Phoenix, scheduled for mid-2024. Horizon Technologies lost its previous satellite, Amber IOD-3, when a Virgin…
The satellite

The satellite industry studies the size of the direct-to-device market

The emerging market for satellite connectivity directly to devices, such as smartphones, has generated varying opinions on its growth potential: AST SpaceMobile's Perspective: AST SpaceMobile, a company developing a satellite constellation…
MediaTek

MediaTek and Inmarsat expand direct-to-device partnership

MediaTek, a Taiwanese chipmaker and Inmarsat, a British satellite operator have announced an extended partnership aimed at jointly developing technologies that will enable more mass-market devices to connect directly to Inmarsat's satellite…
5G

5G connection from satellite to device completed for the first time

A 5G phone call to an ordinary smartphone in a cellular dead zone was demonstrated by AST SpaceMobile which has achieved a significant milestone with its Blue Walker 3 test satellite. Here are the key points regarding this development: Successful…
direct-to-device

Direct-to-device: we’re faced with a $100-billion question

"Direct-to-device" communication in the context of satellite technology is a significant and evolving topic with a potentially substantial market impact. This communication approach involves sending data, content, or services directly to…
Lynk

Lynk Global to start initial commercial direct-to-device services

Lynk Global, a U.S.-based startup, is making strides in the Pacific island nation of Palau, where the Palau National Communications Corporation (PNCC), the country's largest telecom operator, plans to become the first to use Lynk's direct-to-device…
Digital twins

Digital twins keep improving in military satellite programs

Digital twins have gained significant attention in the space industry as a promising technology for designing complex satellite networks. Although the technology is still evolving, companies specializing in this sector are witnessing an…
OneWeb

OneWeb targets maritime market with expanded satellite coverage

OneWeb, the British operator of a low Earth orbit (LEO) broadband network, has launched a free trial offer for maritime customers. The company recently expanded its network coverage to include a larger portion of the northern hemisphere,…
ESA

ESA launches AI project to monitor organic cotton supplies

The European Space Agency (ESA) has initiated a demonstration project in collaboration with Marple, a German technology firm, to utilize artificial intelligence (AI) and satellite data for certifying organic cotton farms in India and preventing…
GPS 3

GPS 3 satellite delivered by Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Space Force has received the 10th and final GPS 3 satellite manufactured by Lockheed Martin under a contract dating back to 2008. Out of the 10 satellites produced, six have already been launched, while the remaining four are stored…
Satellite imagery

Satellite imagery | A coming of age for commercial imagery

Satellite imagery can help the public be in the loop better than previously for different world events. On the day before the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces, Jeffrey Lewis, a well-known figure on social media under the handle @ArmsControlWonk,…
Viasat

Viasat to use direct-to-smartphone services on GEO and LEO

Viasat is seeking to create hybrid narrowband direct-to-smartphone services using satellites in geostationary and non-geostationary orbits according to its CEO, Mark Dankberg, who spoke at the SmallSat Symposium in California on Feb. 8. Viasat…
Thales Alenia

Thales Alenia Space plans to develop quantum communications

Thales Alenia Space has signed a contract to develop quantum technologies based on another push by the European Space Agency (ESA) to use the behavior of subatomic particles to make communications more secure.  The European satellite…
Space Force

Space Force to proceed with smaller spacecraft in the future

The Space Force is expected to shift investments from large satellites like the Space Based Infrared System, which the Air Force acquired around 20 years ago to smaller spacecraft. According to the the head of military space acquisitions,…
constellations

Satellite constellations to interfere with meteorological spectrum?

Meteorologists are eager to protect the spectrum from radio frequency interference coming from satellite mega-constellations threat. At the American Meteorological Society (AMS) annual meeting in Denver, meteorologists and spectrum experts…

10% Discount

Connect to Internet Anywhere

Limited time offer on first purchase…

Please mention “SAT-SPECIAL OFFER” in description field of your request.

Need more information?
Please contact us