Intelsat and Thales Alenia Space have signed an agreement to build two software-defined satellites designed to advance Intelsat’s global fabric of software-defined GEO connectivity as part of its 5G software-defined network.
Multi-mission Ka-band satellite SES-17 has been successfully launched into space onboard an Ariane 5 launcher from the Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Telesat has entered into an agreement with Thales Alenia Space to be the prime manufacturer of Telesat’s global LEO constellation, Lightspeed.
Inmarsat has announced that it has awarded the contract for the construction of an additional Global Xpress (GX) communications satellite to Thales Alenia Space.
Satellite communications company Thales is taking its first steps into the commercial maritime satcom market with the launch of a new system called VesseLINK, aiming to provide commercial vessels with global broadband connectivity via the Iridium network.
Flat panel antenna company Phasor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thales Alenia Space (TAS) for the development of a software-defined terminal for commercial Ka-band satellite communications.
Iridium has added Thales to the roster of manufacturing partners for its Certus broadband service, announced by the satellite company last month.
Iridium has reported that it has successfully completed the first phase of testing of its NEXT platform software.
Thales has announced the launch of PASTOR, a new counter-piracy service for shipping companies and coastguards.
Iridium Communications today announced the completion of the first five flight Main Mission Antennas (MMAs) for the Iridium NEXT constellation,designed by Thales Alenia Space, which will manage the reception and transmission of data to and from various Iridium customer devices on its next generation network.
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