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Intelsat buys aviation business of Gogo for $400 mn

Intelsat has agreed to acquire the commercial aviation business of Gogo, the largest global provider of in-flight broadband connectivity, for $400 million in cash. The...
Gilat Satellites for 5G network

Gilat signs contract with Africa Mobile Networks

Gilat Satellite Networks announced the extension of Gilat’s contract with Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) to power the largest satellite cellular backhaul network in Africa. AMN’s...
Amazon Internet business

Amazon to invest $10 bn to offer satellite-based internet

Amazon.com said it will invest more than $10 billion to build a network of 3,236 satellites that will provide high-speed broadband internet services to...
Eutelsat for broadband services

Eutelsat buys Bigblu satellite broadband activities in Europe

Eutelsat Communications has agreed to buy Bigblu Broadband’s satellite broadband activities in Europe for £38 million. Bigblu Broadband is the largest distributor of satellite broadband...
Gilat Digital Kazakhstan project

Gilat wins cellular backhaul deal from Kcell

Gilat Satellite Networks announced the award of a cellular backhaul project for Kcell, the largest mobile network operator in Kazakhstan. Gilat will provide connectivity starting...
Eutelsat business

Eutelsat to power DTH business of Strong Roots

Eutelsat Communications and Strong Roots Ethiopia Broadcasting Service have concluded a Master Service Agreement for a Ku capacity on a 36 MHz transponder on...
OneWeb satellite

Hughes to invest $50 mn in consortium that will acquire OneWeb

Hughes Network Systems will invest $50 million in the consortium that will acquire OneWeb out of bankruptcy. The winning consortium is led by the U.K....
SES Networks connectivity

SES wins channel distribution deal from BBC Studios

BBC Studios and its subsidiary UKTV have selected SES to manage the playout and distribution of over 50 linear channels, and their associated video...
OneWeb satellite

Shravin Mittal shines as Bharti wins bid for satellite firm OneWeb

Bharti Enterprises announced that a UK Government consortium led by Bharti Enterprises has won the bid for OneWeb. Shravin Bharti Mittal, son of Sunil Mittal,...
Sunil Mittal

Bharti Enterprises bidding for satellite firm OneWeb?

Sunil Mittal-led Bharti Enterprises is bidding for UK-based bankrupt satellite firm OneWeb, Bloomberg reports. The offer is learnt to have the backing of the UK government,...
Liquid Telecom store

Intelsat inks satellite deal with Liquid Telecom

Intelsat announced an extension of its partnership with Liquid Telecom to support its VSAT service. Intelsat, according to the four-year deal, will deliver Liquid Telecom’s...
Smart TV channels

TRAI app enables users to select and modify TV channel plans

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has launched a channel selector app enabling TV subscribers to select and modify TV channel subscription plans. Four...
Intelsat satellite business

Intelsat selects Maxar and Northrop Grumman for new satellites

Intelsat today revealed it has selected Maxar Technologies and Northrop Grumman, US-based manufacturers, for supplying new satellites. The selection of Maxar Technologies and Northrop Grumman...
SES-20 and SES-21 satellites

SES selects Northrop Grumman and Boeing to deliver satellites

SES has selected two US-based satellite manufacturers -- Northrop Grumman and Boeing -- to deliver four new satellites. The selection is part of the company’s...
China Beidou

China’s Beidou navigation network takes on US-owned GPS

Soft for build shooting range design cost

The Chinese Beidou navigation network – with an investment of $10 billion -- will be complete this month when its final satellite goes into...
Intelsat for telecoms

Intelsat CellBackhaul launched targeting 4G and 5G operators

Intelsat has launched Intelsat CellBackhaul, a cellular backhaul managed service, targeting mobile operators to enhance 4G and 5G broadband coverage in America. Deployment of Intelsat...

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