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SES has successfully launched its SES-9 satellite from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, using a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

Thursday, 28 January 2016 10:13

Epic era begins

Intelsat 29e, the first of Intelsat’s EpicNG series of high throughput satellites, has launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle and signal acquisition has been confirmed, the company has announced.

OneWeb, the satellite company aiming to build a global network of hundreds of satellites providing global internet access, has created a new joint venture with Airbus Defence and Space called OneWeb Satellites.

Inmarsat has agreed a deal with Airbus Defence and Space to build the first two satellites for Inmarsat’s sixth-generation fleet, which will provide the next generation of L-band services after FleetBroadband while also including a Ka-band payload.

Tuesday, 05 January 2016 10:59

ORBCOMM launches second-gen satellite AIS

ORBCOMM has successfully launched eleven next generation OG2 satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, which will be used to provide global M2M messaging and space-based AIS services.

Wednesday, 25 November 2015 14:36

Telesat completes satellite launch

Satellite operator Telesat has successfully launched its new Telstar 12 VANTAGE Ku-band satellite aboard a rocket provided by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI).

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 16:11

First Epic launch date announced

Intelsat has announced that Intelsat 29e, the first of the Intelsat EpicNG series of high throughput satellites, is scheduled to launch on January 27, 2016.

Intelsat and Japan’s SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation have signed an agreement to form a joint venture that will launch a new satellite with C-band and high throughput Ku-band capacity to meet connectivity demands in the Asia-Pacific region.

Tuesday, 06 October 2015 14:05

Intelsat 34 enters service

Intelsat’s recently launched IS-34 satellite has now arrived at its destination and has entered service, expanding Ku-band capacity for the maritime market.

Friday, 02 October 2015 10:23

exactEarth launches AIS satellite

Satellite AIS data company exactEarth has announced the successful launch of a new AIS satellite, exactView-9 (EV9), expanding its exactView global vessel monitoring constellation to eight in-orbit satellites.

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