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By Randall Barney | News about the satellite ground segment, satellite communications and technology.

Quintech Secures Order for L-Band Matrix Switch and Distribution Equipment - Via Satellite

Xtreme 256 matrix switch. Photo: Quintech.<p><b>Quintech Electronics and Communications</b> announced that a U.S. government media agency has procured …

Matrices

ViaSat, Qantas Trial In-Flight Wi-Fi - Via Satellite

A Boeing 737-800. Photo: Boeing.<p><b>Qantas</b>, working with <b>ViaSat</b> and <b>nbn</b>, Australia’s broadband network service provider, turned on free, gate-to-gate …

Wi-Fi

Yahsat and UAE mission to the UN host forum

Yahsat and the UAE Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office and other International Organisations in Geneva, hosted a one-day forum in Geneva, …

United Arab Emirates

Advantech Wireless Receives New Orders for SSPAs, BUCs - Via Satellite

200W to 250W Ku-band Hubmount SapphireBlu SSPA/SSPB second generation GaN technology. Photo: Advantech Wireless<p><b>Advantech Wireless</b> announced it has …

ISPs

NAB Show

Where<p>Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV<p>When<p>Monday, April 24, 2017 to Thursday, April 27, 2017<p>Back to all events<p>Coming to an upcoming …

Swedish Space Corporation, BridgeSat Partner to Improve Optical Comms - Via Satellite

SSC ground station. Photo: SSC.<p><b>The Swedish Space Corporation</b> (SSC) and <b>BridgeSat</b> announced a long-term partnership under which BridgeSat will install …

Space Travel

METRACOM

Yahsat, UAEprovides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across …

Space

Telenor Satellite Achieves Provisional Certification of its Nittedal Teleport from WTA

Yahsat, UAEprovides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across …

Satellites

ViaLite Optimizes GPS Fiber Links for Motorola Laboratories | ViaLite Communications

When Motorola Solutions planned to relocate their laboratories from a number of different locations into a single 12 story building they also wanted …

Motorola

ViaSat Debuts 2nd Generation In-Flight Internet Equipment - Via Satellite

Projected ViaSat 3 coverage map. Photo: ViaSat<p><b>ViaSat</b> unveiled its latest generation (Gen-2) in-flight internet equipment for its ViaSat 2 and ViaSat …

Aerospace

WIT Philippines, Inc.

Yahsat, UAEprovides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across …

Space

PCCW Global and Keppel Data Centres’ brand new International Carrier Exchange (ICX) forges faster interconnects for businesses in Hong Kong | PCCW Global

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – April 6, 2017 – PCCW Global and Keppel Data Centres Holding Pte Ltd (Keppel Data Centres) have launched the PCCW Global-Keppel …

Hong Kong

Intelsat and eProcess sign agreement for use of Epic

Intelsat has announced that eProcess International SA, an affiliate of pan-African banking conglomerate Ecobank Group, has signed an agreement to use …

FinTech

Satellite Operator Benchmarks 2017

Yahsat, UAEprovides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across …

Space

SES and Luxembourg Government Extend SATMED E-health Contract

Written on 05 Apr 2017<p>Contract extension until 2020 will enable SES to further develop and provide satellite-based healthcare solutions …

Informatics

Gogo and SES Sign Capacity Deals to Meet Surging Inflight Connectivity Demand in North America

Gogo and SES Sign Capacity Deals to Meet Surging Inflight Connectivity Demand in North Americasscheibe 05 Apr 2017

SpaceX

SES and Thales Unveil Next-Generation Capabilities Onboard SES-17

Written on 04 Apr 2017<p>SES’s new Ka-HTS satellite will embark Thales’s SpaceFlexTM VHTS processor to deliver unrivalled flexibility, capacity, …

SpaceX

Harmonic Showcases Vision-Driven OTT & Cloud Innovation at NAB 2017

<b>SAN JOSE, Calif.</b> — <b>April 4, 2017</b> — At the 2017 NAB Show, Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT), the worldwide leader in video delivery infrastructure, will showcase …

Big Data

SES Shapes the Inflight Connectivity Market

SES Shapes the Inflight Connectivity Marketsscheibe 04 Apr 2017

Aerospace

Optus introduces Yes TV by Fetch Multiroom

Australian triple play operator Optus is boosting its fixed offering with the launch of new broadband plans and Yes TV by Fetch Multiroom. According …

Cable TV

China + Thaicom working with Measat and SES

Beijing Star Time Telecommunications Technology has emerged as the ‘secret’ business linked with Thailand’s Thaicom to build two giant communications …

China

SES moves ahead with Isle of Man teleport

By Colin Mann<p>March 31, 2017<p>Satellite operator SES is moving ahead with its plans to build a teleport on the Isle of Man by contracting local firms …

Isle of Man

Intelsat Signs eProcess on Epic for Banking Services in Africa - Via Satellite

Rendering of Intelsat 35e. Photo: Boeing.<p><b>Intelsat</b> announced that <b>eProcess International</b>, an affiliate of pan-African banking conglomerate <b>Ecobank …

SES-10 launched successfully on SpaceX’s flight-proven Falcon 9 rocket

Written on 30 Mar 2017<p>SES-10 at 67 degrees West will provide direct-to-home broadcasting, enterprise<br>and mobility services across Latin America<p>KENNEDY …

SpaceX

World Teleport Association

Yahsat, UAEprovides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across …

Singtel speeds enterprise access to cloud by 10 times with optimised internet

Singtel says it has launched an optimised internet service that allows enterprises to access cloud applications by up to 10 times faster than …

Cloud Computing

ViaSat Delivers NSA-Certified Ethernet Encryptor - Via Satellite

Viasat’s KG-142 encryptor. Photo: ViaSat.<p><b>ViaSat</b> has announced that its ViaSat KG-142, a 100 Gbps type 1 Ethernet encryptor, is now <b>National Security</b> …

Wi-Fi

iDirect Announces Successful DVB-S2X Test on SES 4 - Via Satellite

The iQ Desktop remote. Photo: iDirect.<p><b>VT iDirect</b> announced another successful Over-the-Air (OTA) test of its Digital Video Broadcasting-Satellite …

Satellites

Broadband Forum Asia

<b>11-12 April 2017</b> <br>Crowne Plaza, Kowloon East,<br>Hong Kong<p>Enabling the Future for Connected Services<p>Asia's Premium Networking Event for APAC Operators and …

Asia