Rascomstar delivers GSM backhaul to Libyana

Rascomstar has recently delivered several satellite links to Libyana, the largest GSM operator in Libya. Due to the absence of terrestrial infrastructure in small cities and due to the lack of reliability of the existing fiber network, Libyana decided to secure its GSM backbone infrastructure through satellite. Rascomstar has therefore …

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Intelsat to Provide Intelsat EpicNG Services for Morocco’s INWI

INWI, the fastest-growing mobile operator in Morocco, is expanding into cellular backhaul services and, following the award of a VSAT license by Morocco’s National Agency of Telecommunications Regulation (ANRT), and is also preparing to launch broadband connectivity services. Under the new agreement, INWI will incorporate services from the Intelsat 35e …

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Arianespace to launch Horizons 3e

Arianespace has announced that it will launch Horizons 3e, a satellite belonging to the Horizons joint venture owned by Intelsat (NYSE: I) and SKY Perfect JSAT. Arianespace will orbit this Boeing-built payload in the launch period starting late 2018 on an Ariane 5 from the Guiana Space Center in French …

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Yahlive breaks new ground, adds PMC Music Channel

Yahlive has announced that North Telecom will be broadcasting PMC Music exclusively via Yahlive over Yahsat Al Yah1 satellite. The free-to-air music channel, which targets Farsi, Afghan and Kurdish communities in South West Asia and the Middle East regions, is being broadcast by Yahlive’s East beam – a hotspot available …

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Thuraya forms alliance with Satellite Startup ELSE

Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading mobile satellite service operator and ELSE SA, a Swiss new space startup today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) paving the way for a strategic alliance between the two organizations. The agreement will allow both companies to collaborate and benefit from …

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The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and BridgeSat Announce Partnership to Benefit the BridgeSat Optical Communications Network and the SSC Universal Space Network

The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) and BridgeSat, Inc., has announced a long-term partnership under which BridgeSat will install satellite optical communications equipment at certain of SSC’s established radio-frequency (RF) ground sites and the two companies will cooperate commercially for the benefit of their respective customer bases. SSC owns and operates …

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iSAT Africa to expands its operations

iSAT Africa has announced the launch of iSAT Africa Zambia Ltd., bringing you the latest in satellite and broadband technology. iSAT Africa Ltd. FZC (iSAT), a UAE based company and a subsidiary of Wananchi Group Holdings, is all set to bring in a new player on board the Zambian satellite …

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