OneWeb

Kymeta and OneWeb Partner to Develop Flat Panel User Terminal for LEO Network to Support Land Fixed Solutions Paving the Way to Future Land Mobile, and Maritime Mobility Solutions

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 12:45pm

The Kymeta u8 based terminal will provide the benefits of interoperability between GEO and OneWeb LEO services to strengthen the reach of the terminal solutions.

Key Points: 
  • The Kymeta u8 based terminal will provide the benefits of interoperability between GEO and OneWeb LEO services to strengthen the reach of the terminal solutions.
  • Under the new JDA, engineering teams from both OneWeb and Kymeta will collaborate to ensure the terminal meets the technical specifications required for compatibility with the OneWeb network.
  • The two companies aim to launch their new solution into the market for purchase by the third quarter of 2022.
  • OneWeb is a global communications network powered from space, headquartered in London, enabling connectivity for governments, businesses, and communities.

Satellite Remains an Essential Element of Video Distribution Alongside the Growth of OTT

Thursday, November 25, 2021 - 5:06am

The Forum opened with a look at Satellite Trends and Forecasts Post-Covid with Caleb Henry, Senior Analyst, Quilty Analytics.

Key Points: 
  • The Forum opened with a look at Satellite Trends and Forecasts Post-Covid with Caleb Henry, Senior Analyst, Quilty Analytics.
  • With digital video making up 70% of internet traffic, satellite remains the essential and enabling technology, with the ubiquity, reach and economics to serve the networks.
  • About the Asia Video Industry Association:
    The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) is the trade association for the video industry and satellite ecosystem in Asia Pacific.
  • It serves to make the video industry stronger and healthier through promoting the common interests of its members.

Isotropic Systems joins UK Government and European Space Agency consortium led by CGI to develop hybrid satellite communications for trains

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 9:00am

Isotropic Systems' next-generation terminal will greatly improve the on-board experience for passengers and provide vital operational and safety improvements for operators.

Key Points: 
  • Isotropic Systems' next-generation terminal will greatly improve the on-board experience for passengers and provide vital operational and safety improvements for operators.
  • Our collaboration with ScotRail, Northern and LNER means that passengers across the UK will see the benefit.
  • CGI is uniquely positioned to unlock these benefits through our experience and IT capabilities across the space, telecoms and rail domains."
  • CGI Fiscal 2021 reported revenue is $12.13 billion and CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).

Isotropic Systems joins UK Government and European Space Agency consortium led by CGI to develop hybrid satellite communications for trains

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 9:00am

Isotropic Systems' next-generation terminal will greatly improve the on-board experience for passengers and provide vital operational and safety improvements for operators.

Key Points: 
  • Isotropic Systems' next-generation terminal will greatly improve the on-board experience for passengers and provide vital operational and safety improvements for operators.
  • Our collaboration with ScotRail, Northern and LNER means that passengers across the UK will see the benefit.
  • CGI is uniquely positioned to unlock these benefits through our experience and IT capabilities across the space, telecoms and rail domains."
  • CGI Fiscal 2021 reported revenue is $12.13 billion and CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB).

Seamless Air Alliance Closes the Loop on Delivering Premium Inflight Connectivity Services

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 2:00pm

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its completion of the world's first inflight connectivity (IFC) standard and OpenIFC API, Seamless Air Alliance today announced the completion of Seamless Release 3.

Key Points: 
  • FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its completion of the world's first inflight connectivity (IFC) standard and OpenIFC API, Seamless Air Alliance today announced the completion of Seamless Release 3.
  • The next Seamless Air Alliance Members Meeting will take place on November 29, 2021, in Long Beach, CA.
  • The Alliance welcomes additional industry leaders to join as members and gain access to SR3 and other Seamless Air Alliance standards.
  • SAA produced the world's first inflight connectivity standard and is empowering a marketplace of inflight connectivity technology and service providers.

Seamless Air Alliance Closes the Loop on Delivering Premium Inflight Connectivity Services

Tuesday, November 16, 2021 - 2:07pm

FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its completion of the world's first inflight connectivity (IFC) standard and OpenIFC API, Seamless Air Alliance today announced the completion of Seamless Release 3.

Key Points: 
  • FREMONT, Calif., Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Following its completion of the world's first inflight connectivity (IFC) standard and OpenIFC API, Seamless Air Alliance today announced the completion of Seamless Release 3.
  • The next Seamless Air Alliance Members Meeting will take place on November 29, 2021, in Long Beach, CA.
  • The Alliance welcomes additional industry leaders to join as members and gain access to SR3 and other Seamless Air Alliance standards.
  • SAA produced the world's first inflight connectivity standard and is empowering a marketplace of inflight connectivity technology and service providers.

BT Secures Industry First Global Partnership With OneWeb

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 8:00am

LONDON, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BT and OneWeb have agreed terms for a new Distribution Partner Agreement, with OneWeb to provide Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communication services across BT Group.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BT and OneWeb have agreed terms for a new Distribution Partner Agreement, with OneWeb to provide Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communication services across BT Group.
  • On successful completion, BT will commence the first live trials with customers from early next year.
  • The partnership will span a growing range of connectivity solutions around the world as well as specific opportunities for the UK market.
  • We are delighted as this agreement with BT Group represents an important strategic partnership for OneWeb as we continue to make progress towards our operational launch.

BT Secures Industry First Global Partnership With OneWeb

Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 8:00am

LONDON, Nov. 2, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BT and OneWeb have agreed terms for a new Distribution Partner Agreement, with OneWeb to provide Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communication services across BT Group.* This builds on an initial Memorandum of Understanding signed in July and means BT is testing how LEO satellite technology integrates with its existing terrestrial capabilities to meet the communications needs of customers. On successful completion, BT will commence the first live trials with customers from early next year. The partnership will span a growing range of connectivity solutions around the world as well as specific opportunities for the UK market.

Key Points: 
  • On successful completion, BT will commence the first live trials with customers from early next year.
  • The partnership will span a growing range of connectivity solutions around the world as well as specific opportunities for the UK market.
  • OneWeb's Chief Executive Officer Neil Masterson said: "BT has taken the lead in the recognition of LEO satellite's advantage.
  • We are delighted as this agreement with BT Group represents an important strategic partnership for OneWeb as we continue to make progress towards our operational launch.

Maxar Appoints Thomas Whayne Chief Strategy Officer

Monday, November 1, 2021 - 9:20pm

Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced that Thomas Whayne has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer.

Key Points: 
  • Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, today announced that Thomas Whayne has joined the company as Chief Strategy Officer.
  • In this role, Whayne will work with Maxars leadership team to drive Maxars long-range growth and lead Maxars corporate strategy, corporate development, strategic investments, as well as mergers and acquisitions.
  • Thomas has deep expertise in space-based technologies and insight into growth opportunities ahead, which is critical as we continue to build upon Maxars industry-leading, innovative, mission-driven solutions for our commercial and government customers, said Dan Jablonsky, Maxar President and CEO.
  • We are pleased to have Thomas in this key strategic leadership role, and we share his excitement for whats ahead for Maxar.

Eutelsat Communications: First Quarter 2021-22 Revenues

Thursday, October 28, 2021 - 4:45pm

Rodolphe Belmer, Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat Communications, said: First Quarter Revenues are in line with our expectations, and we confirm our financial objectives for the current and subsequent years.

Key Points: 
  • Rodolphe Belmer, Chief Executive Officer of Eutelsat Communications, said: First Quarter Revenues are in line with our expectations, and we confirm our financial objectives for the current and subsequent years.
  • Total revenues for the First Quarter stood at 287.3 million down 8.9% on a reported basis and by 4.4% like-for-like.
  • Quarter-on-quarter, revenues were down by 6.2%, reflecting in particular the inclusion in revenues for the Fourth Quarter of FY 2020-21 of a one-off relating to the sale of equipment for circa 1m.
  • Other Revenues amounted to 2.6 million in the First Quarter versus 8.6 million a year earlier and 10.4 million in the Fourth Quarter of FY 2020-21.