Sunday, September 23, 2018

Philippine Microsatellite Diwata-1’s First Year in Space

The first Philippines-made microsatellite, Diwata-1, has now been orbiting Earth for one year, having been launched on March 23 2016. Diwata-1, named after the Tagalog word for “deity” or “spirit” derived from...

Thaicom signs MoU with Huawei and Starcor for OTT broadcasting in Thailand

Thailand’s largest satellite operator, Thaicom, announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Chinese giant Huawei and Chinese end-to-end Over-the-Top (OTT) solutions provider Starcor. The MoU aims to...

ISRO Contracts out Satellite Manufacturing to Private Consortium for its Navigation Constellation

In a move to liberalize the Indian space sector, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has tasked a consortium led by private defence equipment supplier Alpha Design Technologies to manufacture two...

SSL selected to manufacture B-SAT’s latest satellite

SSL has announced that it has been selected to manufacture BSAT-4b, the latest broadcasting satellite of Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT), one of Japan's leading satellite operators. BSAT-4a wil complement the...

Indonesia’s Bank BRI to use Hughes gateways for BRIsat

Hughes Network Systems today announced it has been selected by PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (Bank BRI), a state-owned bank and the largest bank in Indonesia, to deploy its JUPITER System...

mu Space to partner with SES & Hughes for connectivity in rural Thailand

Thai startup mu Space, which aspires to provide satellite services to rural areas in Thailand, announced it has selected SES Networks as its partner in an agreement which will include the...

Arianespace announces contract with SSL to launch BSAT-4b for Japanese operator

As the annual Japan Week event opened, Arianespace announced a new contract with SSL (a Maxar Technologies company) for an Ariane 5 mission in 2020 to orbit the BSAT-4b satellite for...

Key takeaways from SIA’s 2017 State of the Satellite Industry Report

The Satellite Industry Association, a U.S.-based trade association for the satellite industry, has released its 2017 State of the Satellite Industry Report. Based on studies by consulting firm Bryce Space and Technology,...

Singapore-based SpaceChain partners with Arch Mission Foundation

Singapore-based SpaceChain Foundation, which is currently building the world's first open source satellite network to enable a next-generation infrastructure for blockchain industry, has just announced that it will be partnering with...

Inmarsat, AddValue sign agreement on Inter-Satellite Data Relay System

An agreement has been signed by Inmarsat and Singapore-based flight hardware manufacturer AddValue, together with a "leading satellite operator", to streamline the way satellite operators conduct their commercial and research operations...
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