KT SAT signs transponder lease deal with Mongolian satellite TV operator

KT SAT has signed a transponder lease agreement with Mongolian satellite TV operator, DDISH TV. Under the deal, KT’s satellite-based network service affiliate will lease four transponders to offer direct-to-home (DTH) services for the Mongolian company starting next year. The exclusive contract allows KT SAT to secure a long, stable revenue source, strengthening its foothold… Read More »

ABS provided Capacity for Live Broadcast of the G7 Summit

ABS has signed a capacity contract for occasional use (OU) on the ABS-3A European beam for the recent G7 summit in Sicily for the host broadcaster. Italy hosted the annual meeting of seven of the world’s biggest industrialized economies (G7) in Sicily held in late May of this year. The summit brought together leaders from… Read More »

SES Transfers Capacity from AMC-9 Satellite Following Significant Anomaly

SES has announced that, following a significant anomaly, the company is in the process of transferring capacity from its AMC-9 satellite. The incident was noted last Saturday, on the 17 June 2017. SES has taken immediate action in contacting all customers and is working to transfer services to alternative satellite capacity in order to minimise… Read More »

Cobham delivers next gen flight deck connectivity for United

Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Cobham SATCOM, the leading manufacturer of satellite communications solutions, has announced that United Airlines will participate in a technology evaluation of SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S), Inmarsat’s next generation flight deck communications platform. SB-S will be evaluated on four United Airlines’ Boeing 767 aircraft, which will be… Read More »

Speedcast boosts commitment to Inmarsat’s Ka-band services

Speedcast International, one of the world’s leading providers of high-speed broadband connectivity to the global maritime industry, has signalled growing industry acceptance for Global Xpress-powered services by adding more than 350 ships to the service roll-out plans it announced one year ago, including a number of high-end vessels in the energy, cruise and leisure markets.… Read More »

Inmarsat awards contract for additional Global Xpress satellite

Inmarsat has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Global Xpress (GX) broadband communications satellite to Thales Alenia Space. The move reflects Inmarsat’s strategy of adding capacity to its already established high-speed global broadband network in areas of high customer demand and against new customer commitments. The Very High Throughput Satellite (V-HTS), targeted… Read More »