AsiaSat & KBZ Gateway extend partnership in Myanmar for high speed connectivity

Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat) and KBZ Gateway Company Limited (KBZ) have extended their partnership for KBZ’s expanding VSAT broadband services to clients across Myanmar, according to a press release...

Chinese company Hytera Communications acquires Norsat International for US$68 million

Yesterday, Hytera Communications, a provider of Professional Mobile Radio (PMR) communications solutions founded in Shenzhen, China, announced that it has acquired Canadian satellite communications company Norsat International. Norsat was acquired for approximately...

ISRO’s Astrosat, NASA’s Chandra and Hubble detect dangerous flares on Proxima Centauri

Three space observatories - the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Astrosat, NASA’s Chandra observatory and the Hubble telescope - have detected dangerous flares on Proxima Centauri, the nearest known star to...

The Australian space industry and why it needs a space agency

Last week, the Australian government issued a statement saying it has set up an Expert Review Group to study how Australia’s space capabilities can help the nation participate in the global...

5 pieces of space junk that landed in Indonesia

The information in this article was originally published at Kumparan, in Bahasa Indonesia. A fascinating feature article by Indonesian crowdsourced news platform Kumparan was published today, detailing five significant pieces of space...

Japan demos world’s 1st instance of quantum communication with a microsatellite

With all the hype around China’s quantum teleportation breakthrough, the world scarcely noticed that around the same time, Japan achieved a similar feat with a microsatellite. Japan’s National Institute of Information and...

Two ISRO space technologies to be used in India’s vehicles

Two technologies developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will be used in India’s automobile and transportation sectors to improve efficiency and contribute to the country’s development. The first is a...

Putin opens MAKS 2017, visits China Great Wall Industry Corporation booth

Today, Russian President Vladimir Putin kicked off the 25th International Aviation and Space Salon (MAKS), one of the world’s leading aviation shows, held at Zhukovsky, a city 40km away from Moscow...

LAPAN to support local government programme with Earth Monitoring System

The Indonesian National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) will cooperate with the Municipality of Manado on matters of remote sensing data and technology utilization in supporting the development of Manado....

‘Research and Markets’ says satellite antenna market will be worth US$2.9 billion by 2022,...

Market research publisher ‘Research and Markets’ has just released a 168-page report forecasting that the satellite antenna market will grow from US$2.05 billion in 2017 to US$2.9 billion in 2022, indicating...