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Wednesday, 27 November 2019 15:30

Inmarsat launches fifth GX satellite

Inmarsat has confirmed the successful launch of GX5, the fifth satellite in the Global Xpress (GX) fleet.

A constellation of satellites jointly operated by France and India to track and monitor ships in the Indian Ocean is under development, the French National Space Agency (CNES) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) have confirmed.

Wednesday, 07 August 2019 10:35

Intelsat 39 successfully launched

Intelsat has successfully launched Intelsat 39 to provide video distribution and connectivity services for maritime service providers, mobile network operators, enterprises, governmental entities, and aeronautical service providers operating in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East.

Inmarsat has selected Airbus Defence & Space to manufacture three next-generation GX satellites (GX7, 8 & 9), with the first scheduled to launch in the first half of 2023.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX company has successfully launched all 60 Starlink satellites into orbit. The launch marks the start of a goal to provide global internet coverage across the world with short lag times in signal that is impossible for current satellites to accomplish.

IEC Telecom will unveil its new communications solution to the yachting community during this year’s annual Skagen race, taking place from May 29 to 31.

Intelsat has announced that its 29e spacecraft has been completely lost, following previous news in early April that the satellite experienced damage causing a leak of the propellant onboard the satellite.

Monday, 18 March 2019 15:34

OneWeb Secures $1.25bn in new funding

Communications company OneWeb has secured $1.25 billion in new capital to accelerate the development of a global communications network by 2021.

Thursday, 28 February 2019 11:27

OneWeb completes satellite launch

Communication company OneWeb has announced the successful launch of its first six broadband satellites on board a Soyuz launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.

OneWeb has been awarded £18 million of UK Space Agency funding by the European Space Agency to extend its satellite constellation for global communications. The news has been announced one week ahead of OneWeb’s planned launch of its first of ten satellite batches.

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