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ViaSat 2 Successfully Transmits First Data from Space

ViaSat announced the ViaSat 2 satellite has successfully arrived in Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) at 69.9 west longitude, and has transitioned into orbit normal mode (Earth pointing) with its reflector and radiator deployments now complete. The company also confirmed the satellite has commenced in-orbit testing, including the key milestone of the first end-to-end system test, […]

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SES, iDirect Partner on a Platform for GEO HTS

Customers of SES’ Geostationary Earth Orbit (GEO) High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services will have greater flexibility and control of their capacity following the deployment of the iDirect Velocity ground infrastructure, developed by VT iDirect, SES has announced. The operator will deploy the iDirect Velocity infrastructure across three HTS systems — SES 12, SES 14 and […]

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Marlink Absorbs Radio Holland’s Connectivity Business

Marlink and Radio Holland have concluded a partnership agreement whereby Marlink has acquired Radio Holland’s connectivity business. The partnership builds on the complementary strengths and extensive expertise of the two companies and enables Marlink to further strengthen its global leadership in maritime Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT), the company stated. Radio Holland will be the […]

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21AT Signs Contract for UrtheCast Constellation Data

Twenty First Century Aerospace Technology (21AT), an independent Chinese commercial satellite operator and non-governmental investor in remote sensing satellite systems, announced a long-term strategic partnership to acquire geospatial data from the UrtheDaily constellation, UrtheCast’s planned constellation of Earth observation satellites which will deliver daily, medium-resolution imagery of the entire planet’s landmass, excluding Antarctica. By entering into this […]

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