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Airbus wins its first Syracuse IV ground segment programme contract 4/03/21

Astreos sets up its activity in Reims, France. It is a subsidiary of Venture Orbital Systems providing dedicated services for CubeSats & nanosats operators 4/03/21

Satcom Global announces VSAT coverage upgrade benefitting customers operating in European and Indian Ocean waters 03/03/21

Kleos completes key satellite development milestone for mid-year SpaceX launch 2/03/21


Marlink and Soremar extend partnership to increase options for North African fishing operators 02/03/21

ICEYE Enters Into A Strategic Partnership With Swiss Re Advancing Natural Catastrophe Services With Radar Satellite-Based Flood Monitoring 2/03/21


Arktika-M satellite injected into target orbit 2/03/21

Telespazio acquires the space activities of Vitrociset 1/03/21


Zinox provides Nigerian schools with e-Learning services on Spacecom’s advanced AMOS-17 satellite
1/03/21


GomSpace and J.P. Morgan test blockchain transaction on GOMX-4 constellation 1/03/21

SES Extends Long-Term Partnership With Sky 25/02/21


Azercosmos and View Satellite Network Announce Partnership to Provide services in Africa 25/02/21


SES S.A.: Full Year 2020 Results 24/02/21


Inmarsat announces appointment of Rajeev Suri as CEO 24/02/21

AEB and EBC Channels Now Exclusively Broadcast via Ethiosat at 57 degrees East 24/02/21

Sateliot’s IOT Constellation to be Developed by The Space Alliance 24/02/21

African policymakers, Rt. Hon. Tony Blair, Spacecom and International tech leaders discussed national communication solutions for off-grid communities 24/02/21


Yahsat Enters Into Two Strategic Partnerships to Deploy Mission Ready Defense Vehicular Systems 24/02/21

NHK WORLD-JAPAN Extends Multi-year Contract with SES on ASTRA 19.2 Degrees East 23/02/21


AXESS Contributes to ESA Project to Develop the Unified Communication Services Manager (UCSM) 23/02/21

SENER Aeroespacial develops the NAVIGA navigation unit for the VEGA-C launcher 23/02/21

TESAT Technology Sends Data From Mars To Earth 23/02/21

Tawazun and Yahsat collaborate to develop ‘Made in the UAE’ SATCOM solutions 23/02/21


TheAngle and ABS extend partnership to serve customers in the MENA region 22/02/21


Kymeta's Customer Support Center Opens In Santander 22/02/21

French Armed Forces Utilise Thales to Expand Their Secure Satellite Communication Capabilities 18/02/21


Isavia Ans Announces Successful Deployment Of Aireon’s Space-Based Ads-B System In Busy North Atlantic Corridor 17/02/21


Project led by Thales Alenia Space in Spain to Create New Agricultural Recommendation System 17/02/21

Airbus Defence and Space is priming its in-space manufacturing and assembly technologies for orbit 17/02/21


Gilat Launches Next Generation VSAT Family Supporting 5G Networks and LEO/MEO Constellations 17/02/21

Paradigm VSAT Terminals Accredited For Use On Avanti Communications’ Fleet Of Satellites 16/02/21


Hiber successfully launches second generation satellite via SpaceX’s Transporter-1 16/02/21


Airbus and University of Surrey develop space coating to protect satellites against oxygen damage in orbit 16/02/21

Rocket Factory receives Portuguese support to extend ESA Boost! contract 16/02/21

Goonhilly’s Deep Space Antenna tracks global push for Mars, in UK 16/02/21


Norway Selects Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) to Develop Technology Demonstrator Microsatellite 16/02/21


Vodafone Tests New Tech That Can Track Vehicles, Drones And Precious Cargo Remotely Within Centimetres 16/02/21


Voyager IP partners with Ekahau to target marine business 16/02/21

Marlink provides value added VSAT for Turkey’s Gungen Maritime & Trading 10/02/21


Viasat, Gazprom Space Systems, TMC Sign Strategic MOU Establishing a Multi-Year Roadmap of Cooperation to Bring In-Flight Connectivity Services to Russia
 10/02/21


Speedcast Connects Kinross Russia Far East Mining Development Project 10/02/21

Eutelsat o Host EGNOS GEO-4 Payload 10/02/21

Viasat Awarded Contract to Upgrade the UK Ministry of Defence's Ultra High Frequency Satellite Communications Network Control Stations 10/02/21


Firefly Aerospace and Exolaunch Announce Launch Services Agreement 10/02/21


Yahsat Announces New Board Appointments and Chief Executive Officer 9/02/21

Isotropic Systems secures over $40m in funding to accelerate growth and development of unique multi-beam antenna ahead of 2022 launch
8/02/21

Lockheed Martin Selects ABL Space Systems Rocket to Power First UK Vertical Satellite Launch 8/02/21


Air Commodore Paul Godfrey announced as Commander United Kingdom Space Command 2/02/21


Telenor Satellite and Intelsat to add new 4K/UHD (Ultra High Definition) channels to key regions across Europe 2/02/21

German rocket maker plans to launch from Unst 2/02/21

Held Shipping advances digitalisation plans with support from Marlink Group 2/02/21

SpacePath Creates New Role for Growth Trajectory 2/02/21


Orbitare selects Spire’s Orbital Service to launch their innovative IP communications service 1/02/21


Eutelsat and TelOne (Pvt) Limited sign multi-service agreement to bring broadband connectivity to Zimbabwe
1/02/21

Telemedia partners with ABS for Earth station and teleport services 1/02/21

ASECNA, in conjunction with NIGCOMSAT and Thales Alenia Space to accelerate SBAS development for aviation in Africa 28/01/21


Inmarsat to provide satellite connectivity for UK’s first zero carbon regional air transport network 27/01/21

UN and UK sign agreement to promote space sustainability 27/01/21

ColinaNet and SES Networks to Offer Enhanced Internet and Wi-Fi Services Via Satellite across Peru 27/01/21

Tidewater accelerates digitalisation strategy with Fleet Xpress 27/01/21

Marlink reports a strong close to 2020 as Land VSAT traffic volume and installations spike 26/01/21

Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD Neighborhood to Launch ESR 24/7 Esports Network (ESR) 25/01/21


The Astrocast Nanosatellite IoT Network Goes Live 25/01/21


Iodine thruster could slow space junk accumulation 24/01/21


Swedish Space Corporation and Airbus Defence and Space Netherlands to Collaborate in Optical Communication 20/01/21


OHB successfully launched a fast-track telecommunication satellite 20/01/21

Gilat’s Proven ESA Technology Successfully Demonstrated over Inmarsat’s Global Xpress 20/01/21

OneWeb Announces Eric Gillenwater as Vice President and Business Head of Global Carrier and Enterprise 20/01/21


Skynet 6A successfully passes Preliminary Design Review 19/01/21

ArianeGroup and CNES sign Agreement on Prometheus testing 19/01/21

Arklow Shipping chooses Satcom Global Aura VSAT for new build vessel communications 19/01/21

HISPASAT renews its collaboration with Fundación ATRESMEDIA to broadcast the FAN3 channel for hospitalised children 19/01/21


Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom celebrate 250th activation of European Aviation Network Inflight Broadband 19/01/21


Bright Ascension to Develop xSPANCION Project
19/01/21


Prospect of major boost to Shetland economy as space launch site plans lodged 19/01/21


Arklow Shipping chooses Satcom Global Aura VSAT for new build vessel communications 19/01/21


CSG becomes operational: e-GEOS is ready for the distribution of new SAR products with higher performances 19/01/21


New Turkish and Kyrgyz Channels Broadcast over Azerspace-1 18/01/21


Isotropic Systems Appoints Indira Hann as General Counsel
18/01/21


Eutelsat’s konnect to provide connectivity services to the Post Office network in Côte d’Ivoire 18/01/21


Oneweb Secures Investment From Softbank And Hughes Network Systems 15/01/21


OneWeb reduces constellation plans from 47,884 to 6,372 satellites 13/01/21


European Investment Fund announces €300m of space sector finance with new investments into Orbital Ventures and Primo Space 13/01/21

EIB Supports Eutelsat for the Procurement and Launch of the KONNECT VHTS Satellite 13/01/21


Leaf Space Reaches €10 Million Funding 13/01/21

New chapter in safety at sea with world's first commercial activation of Iridium® GMDSS 13/01/21

XipLink announces appointment of Omar Diab, VP of EMEAA 13/01/21

Atlantic Microwave Launches New Range Of Antennas For Satcom Testing 13/01/21

Marlink Group Enters Into A Definitive Agreement To Acquire ITC Global 13/01/21


EROSS+: Thales Alenia Space and its partners will lead an Horizon 2020 project dedicated to On-Orbit Servicing 11/01/21


Skyrora reveal new UK-built vehicle in live test 11/01/21

Infostellar introduces its new Chief Technology Officer Steve Montgomery 11/01/21

Yxney maritime signs up as new Inmarsat Fleet Data application provider 7/01/21


Momentus Announces Service Agreement with Orbit 7/01/21

ViaLite Links Used in Next Generation of Space Development 7/01/21


New funding for innovative space tech to help solve problems on Earth 6/01/21

NearshoreNetworks awarded multi-year contract by leading Harsh Environment operator 6/01/21

AAC Clyde Space Subsidiary Hyperion To Verify Laser Communication In-Orbit 5/01/21

Inmarsat marks five years of Global Xpress worldwide service and confirms seven further GX satellites and major new ground infrastructure 4/01/21

ESA Awards TNO With Contract For In Orbit Demonstration Of Laser Communication Terminal For Faster Data Transmission 4/01/21

Soyuz orbits the French CSO-2 Earth observation satellite on Arianespace’s 10th launch of 2020 29/12/20


Ovzon gets order from the Italian National Fire Corps 24/12/20


European space and digital players to study build of EU’s satellite-based connectivity system 23/12/20


Spacety Hisea-1 and Yuanguang Satellite's Launched Successfully 22/12/20


Starlink satellite system receives spectrum usage rights in Germany 20/12/20


OneWeb on track to launch regional commercial service in 2021 and global service in 2022 20/12/20


Inmarsat raises start-ups to Certified Application Provider status to fast-track decarbonisation innovation in maritime market 17/12/20


Fighting Against the Digital Divide in Rural Africa with Satmotion and Alusat:
17/12/20


Airbus demonstrates Ka-band Satcom-On-The-Move (SOTM) terminal to the German Armed Forces 17/12/20

French government supports Exotrail to develop propulsion technologies for small satellites in GEO orbit
16/12/20


Pop-up unmanned traffic management successfully demonstrated by Altitude Angel, Inmarsat and A-techSYN 16/12/20

Apollo Fusion, Inc. Propulsion Systems Selected by Saturn Satellite Networks Inc. 16/12/20


Vodafone and AST SpaceMobile Unveil Launch Plans For Space-Based Mobile Network Initially Reaching 1.6 Billion People 16/12/20


ANYWAVES enters into the development of a Reflectarray technology for nanosat constellations 16/12/20

On a Warming Planet, New Better Satellite World Video Shows How Satellite Tracks Dramatic Change in the Arctic and Guides Response to Climate Change 16/12/20

Kleos appoints Chief Operating Officer 16/12/20


WTA Certification Program Announces Tier 4 Certification of A1 Telekom Austria Group’s Aflenz Earth Station 16/12/20

Eutelsat entrusts Arianespace with the launch of its next-generation EUTELSAT 10B satellite 15/12/20


IEC Telecom and Thuraya revealed Orion Edge Virtual to digitalise all vessel types 15/12/20

Angara-A5 rocket launched from Plesetsk cosmodrome

Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio signed a contract for two additional COSMOSkyMed Second Generation satellites 15/12/20


KVH Partners with TMS Maritime Solutions for KVH Watch Maritime IoT Solution 14/12/20


Thales Alenia Space selected by ESA to undertake a scientific study for a new Comet Interceptor breakthrough mission
14/12/20


WORK Microwave Delivers Ka-Band Up- and Downconverters for the European Space Agency’s Deep Space Network

Orbex Secures $24 Million Funding Round for UK Space Launch 10/12/20


No Pot Of Gold In Commercial Constellations: Despite Concentrating 70% Of Satellite Demand, To Account For Only 8% Of The Global Market Value In The Next Decade 10/12/20


Inmarsat's GX5 satellite enters service


UI Supports Venture Orbital System (Vos) To Finalise Its First Fundraiser And Develop Europe's First Nano-Satellite Launcher 9/12/20

Isar Aerospace closes new financing round, raises €75m 10/12/20


Investing for a Sustainable Future: Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) invests in exciting new UK/Swedish start-up “GlobalTrust” 10/12/20


Space Rider is Europe’s next-generation reusable transportation system for low Earth orbit 9/12/20


Abraham Accords 'Internet for Africa' Initiative 9/12/20


Arianespace To Orbit On A Vega C Launcher The CO3D 8/12/20

Government funds UK space innovation companies 8/12/20


Belgium Federal Public Service of Foreign Affairs Transforms Global ICT Environment With Orange Business Services 7/12/20


Soyuz-2 rocket with Gonets satellite and Defense Ministry system launched in Russia 7/12/20

Tech Startup Partners with D&I Expert in a bid to Drive more Diversity in the Tech Sector
7/12/20


EchoStar Mobile Partners with Jersey Telecom to Bring Ubiquitous, Hybrid Network Capability to Europe 4/12/20


ThinKom Solutions Supplies Phased-Array Antennas to GDC Technics for Inmarsat’s New GX Aviation Inflight Broadband Services 3/12/20


Thales Alenia Space signs contract from ESA to build Copernicus ROSE-L satellite 3/12/20


M7 Group Selects Hansen Customer Care and Billing to Spearhead Digital-Age Billing Operations 3/12/20


Ovzon gets first order through Airbus 3/12/20


EIB Announces First Direct financing for a start-up in the European “New Space” sector - €20 million venture loan for Spire Global
3/12/20


Global Earth Observation Manufacturing Revenues To Top $83b Over 2020-2029 2/12/20

Eumetsat Confirms The Choice Of Arianespace’s European Launchers For Its Future Missions 2/12/20


Teledyne e2v to supply Infrared detector for TRUTHS Climate Change Satellite 2/12/20

Arianespace has successfully launched FalconEye, a very-high-performance Earth observation satellite for the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces 2/12/20


Marlink Provides Connectivity Services For Manta Shipping With Support From Ozsay Satellite 2/12/20

Televisionsklub and SES Extend Partnership for TV Distribution of Satelio 2/12/20

ITU gives the green light to Sateliot to launch its constellation of 100 nanosatellites 2/12/20

QuadSAT Demonstrates On-Site Radar Measurements 2/12/20


Government-backed 5G facility to be built in Oxfordshire 1/12/20


Shetland Space Centre secures investment from Wild Ventures Limited 1/12/20


ND SATCOM Unveils SKYWAN 5G Release 2.0 1/12/20


Satellite Capacity Pricing Declines Slow, But Price Pressure Expected To Increase With New Supply Entering Service In 2023 30/11/20


ViaLite provides SES with Cross-Border Solution 27/11/20


ESA and ClearSpace SA sign contract for world’s first debris removal mission 26/11/20


Telemar Scoops Five-Year Vessel Service Contract For NSC-Group Fleet 26/11/20


The Committee On Foreign Investments In The United States Has Approved Spacequest Acquisition 26/11/20


Interim Report For AAC Clyde Space AB (Publ) January - September 2020


Spacecom and Paratus to provide broadband connectivity services in Africa via the AMOS-17 Satellite 25/11/20


Integrasys Awarded with a 1,5M€ ESA project for Interference Cancellation and Removal Technology 25/11/20


Telefónica Servicios Audiovisuales and HISPASAT renew their agreement to distribute the AMC Networks channels in Spain and Portugal 24/11/20

Telenor invests to further digitalise the maritime industry 24/11/20

World-first real-time link between GEO and LEO satellites 23/11/20

Teledyne e2v part of UK Collaboration to Develop Quantum Technologies to Measure Atmosphere 23/11/20

WORK Microwave and IQ Spacecom Collaborate on End-to -End CubeSat Solution 23/11/20

Dstl award £2.3 million Optical Ground Station contract to QinetiQ 22/11/20

IEC Telecom links with Thuraya to offer affordable digitalisation for all vessel types via a new joint solution 22/11/20


Enterprise M3 LEP Receives Grant to Fuel Space Cluster Growth 22/11/20

Multi-Million Pound Funding Package Pledged for UK Space Centre of Excellence in Ayrshire, Scotland 20/11/20


OneWeb Successfully Emerges From Chapter 11, Announces New CEO and Recommences Satellite Launches 20/11/20


Luxembourg Teams up with ESA To Create a Unique “European Space Resources Innovation Centre” To Be Established In The Grand Duchy 19/11/20


Earthcube Raises 20 Million Euros in Series A Funding and Changes its Name To Preligens19/11/20


New support for UK space hubs unveiled 18/11/20


AstroAgency and Scottish Space Leadership Council Secure Space Agency Funding 18/11/20

Skyrora Conducts Vacuum Chamber Engine Tests To Replicate Space-Like Conditions 18/11/20


AAC Clyde Space To Develop A 19.7 Meur (Approx. 202 Msek) Innovative Constellation Services With Esa And Uk Space Agency 18/11/20

TIM Commits To Capacity On Eutelsat Konnect And Konnect Vhts To Expand High-Speed Broadband Delivery 18/11/20


TVBET Is Now Available via Satellite 18/11/20

TRT World Expands Global Reach via Azerbaijan’s Azerspace-1 Satellite 18/11/20


Vega Flight VV17 – SEOSAT-Ingenio / TARANIS: Mission failure 16/11/20


Russian Digital Services Operator Tricolor Deploys an Advanced Omnichannel Contact Center With Orange Business Services 16/11/20


SatADSL secures ESA funding for security upgrade 16/11/20

Talia adds Ka-band spot beam covering the Levant Region 15/11/20


Elbit Systems Launches E-LynX-Sat – a Portable Tactical SATCOM System 15/11/20

LEO and the upside-down business model 11/11/20


Ovzon introduces Ovzon GO, a new offering for mobility broadband 11/11/20


First Antenna In-Orbit for Oxford Space Systems 11/11/20


Marlink Provides Critical Connectivity For Arctic Climate Science Project 11/11/20


Kleos Space raises 13.8 million USD to progress Next Satellite Clusters 11/11/20


A multi-year contract via the AMOS-17 High Throughput Digital Satellite, for La Post’s 200 remote sites across Senegal 11/11/20


Satcom Global partners with Intellian to distribute C700 Iridium Certus terminal 11/11/20

UK Participating in EU satellite and space programmes from 1 January 2021 10/11/20


Abu Dhabi’s AgTech Ecosystem Expands Across Land, Sea and Space 10/11/20

CGI to develop innovative Artificial Intelligence enabled platform for the global satellite communications marketplace 10/11/20


SSC UK awarded ESA contract to define next generation ground segment connectivity systems for CubeSats and SmallSats 10/11/20


Arianespace announces latest Ariane 5 contract 9/11/20


Record-breaking data rate speeds achieved via hiSky - Spacecom partnership with Spacecom’s AMOS-17 satellite and hiSky’s SmartelliteTM Ka-band network 9/11/20


UNSEENLABS accelerates its commercial development and signs a support agreement with KSAT 9/11/20


SES and Gilat Expand Partnership with Multi-Million-Dollar Follow-on Order for High-Speed Modems 9/11/20


Successful launch of Kleos Space Scouting Mission satellites into 37 degree Inclined Orbit 09/11/20


Airbus wins European Space Agency TRUTHS mission study for metrological traceability of Earth observation data 5/11/20


20 Years Of The International Charter Space & Major Disasters Space Assisting Disaster Victims 5/11/20


Lacuna Space puts another IoT Gateway in space 5/11/20


Smallspark awarded government funding to kick off design and development of its full scale prototype engine 5/11/20


SES S.A.: YTD 2020 Results 5/11/20


NAGRA content protection solutions selected by Canal+ Group for satellite operator M7 4/11/20


Viasat Wins UK Ministry of Defence Contract to Supply Ultra High Frequency Satellite Communications Equipment on the Royal Navy Type 31 Frigate 4/11/20


Lacuna Space puts another IoT Gateway in space 3/11/20

Inmarsat Extends Partnership With CSG To Empower Cloud-Based Monetisation of Its Mobile Broadband Services 4/11/20


Spacepath Completes First Stage Delivery Of Its Innovative High-Power, Ka-Band Twt Amplifiers 3/11/20


RFA signs contract with ESA as the first company to join the “Boost!” program 2/11/20


Inmarsat to develop innovative satellite communications service platform for global government customers via new ESA contract 2/11/20


Isar Aerospace signs contract with European Space Agency as first German company under ESA C-STS 2/11/20


ESA awards Dawn Aerospace €385K development contract for 3D printed rocket engines 2/11/20


Eutelsat Communications: First Quarter 2020-21 Revenues 29/10/20


Space company NanoAvionics invests and expands in the UK 29/10/20


UAE Announces Second Satellite To Be Built By An All-Emirati Team 28/10/20


SES and CANAL+ Strengthen Partnership With Long-Term Extensions across Western Europe, Central Europe and Africa 28/10/20


Inmarsat Selects ContractPodAi’s Artificial Intelligence-Powered Solution to Automate Contract Management and Increase Efficiency27/10/20


Transfer of Lockheed Martin UKVL Pathfinder Programme to Unst 27/10/20


Viasat, CDW Awarded NATO Contract for Agile Command, Control and Communication Project 27/10/20


Roscosmos and Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to organize digital space monitoring 27/10/20


Orbcomm and Inmarsat Roscosmos and Russia’s Ministry of Natural Resources to organize digital space monitoringto provide next-generation, global IoT service 27/10/20


Russian Aerospace Forces successfully launch Soyuz-2 carrier rocket from Plesetsk cosmodrome 26/10/20

SPAINSAT NG programme successfully passes Preliminary Design Review (PDR) 22/10/20


Shetland spaceport boosts UK's plans for launch 22/10/20


SaT5G: Avanti Communications and ST Engineering iDirect Play Integral Roles in Successful Integration of 5G Core Network into Live Satellite Network 21/10/20


Satmotion Pocket For iPhone 12
21/10/20


WTA Certification Program Announces Tier 4 Certification of Azercosmos’ Baku Teleport 19/10/20


Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives $1.0 Million Satellite Ground Station Equipment Order from Africa’s Largest Mobile Network Operator 19/10/20


Stratospheric Platforms Limited announces successful demonstration of high-speed connectivity from the stratosphere into a live telecommunications network 19/10/20

Ovzon signs strategic agreement with Hellas-sat 19/10/20

Eutelsat’s HOTBIRD Selected by Kabelio for New Swiss HD Platform 15/10/20


The Ariane 6 engines are now ready 15/10/20


Thuraya’s New Tracking and Monitoring Service Collaberating with FrontM for Fishing Vessels15/10/20


The Marquess Of Antella Donates 1000 Masks To The Children Of The Elementary School Of Antella 15/10/20

Aurora Propulsion Technologies Engages RBC Signals for Global Ground Services 14/10/20


Swedish Space Corporation to launch satellites from Esrange Space Center 14/10/20


H.E. President Ilham Aliyev addressed Participants of the 71st International Astronautical Congress 13/10/20


ANGELS, France's first industrial nanosatellite, extends the scope of space IoT 13/10/20


Elcome Expands Into Europe With New Service Center In Mediterranean 13/10/20

Dragonfly Aerospace Contracted to Deliver HR-250 Imagers to EOS DA 13/10/20

Spacecom and Ignite Power Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement to Provide e-Health Connectivity Solutions to Remote Clinics Across Sub-Saharan Africa
 13/10/20


Jordi Hereu, new president of HISPASAT 13/10/20

Serco Europe launches space research incubator in Italy 15/10/20





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