The attempt by terrestrial broadband networks to gain access to C-band frequencies currently reserved for satellite use mainly failed, with the exception of the lower piece of C-band that had already been partly opened to them in 2007.
The new-version H-2A is designed to offer up to three commercial flights per year with improved orbital-injection features.
As Spacecom prepares to file a total loss claim to its insurance underwriters, Chief Executive David Pollack says other operators' pricing moves in Africa "will ruin the market."
Global regulators ended the third week of their four-week conference on future radio spectrum allocation Nov. 20 without having reached a decision on the key issues relating to commercial satellite telecommunications industry.
CEO Mark Rigolle explains why LeoSat is leaving it to the likes of OneWeb to serve individuals in connectivity-starved locales and focusing instead on corporate giants that need to move large quantities of data quickly and securely from one place of business to another.
OneWeb founder Greg Wyler sat down with SpaceNews Silicon Valley correspondent Debra Werner to discuss OneWeb's audacious plan to deploy a 720-satellite constellation in low Earth orbit for global broadband delivery.
Satellite fleet operator Intelsat says it has seen no impact of Over-The-Top Internet video streaming services like Netflix on its business, in part because Intelsat’s broadcast customers are locked into long-term leases.
Avanti's three satellites have been just 20-25 percent full recently, says average pricing is holding firm in its core European, African and Middle Eastern markets.
The announcement comes as Telesat’s shareholders continue to debate the company’s future ownership structure and an initial public offer of stock.
ViaSat Inc. on Nov. 9 said it is likely to order the first of what is intended as a three-satellite constellation of ViaSat-3 Ka-band broadband satellites covering the globe with throughput capacity of 1 terabit per second each.
Company officials say they are positioning EchoStar to capture the growing demand for broadband regardless of what form it takes.
The mobile satellite services provider suggests it is paying almost all of the cost of connecting 150 Lufthansa aircraft to the company's Ka-band passenger broadband service.
Twelve years ago, Britain revolutionized the process of purchasing military satellite telecommunications by outsourcing it all to the private sector. Now it appears about to return to conventional procurement for its follow-on satellites.
The decision comes after years of allied complaints, especially from nations that had purchased U.S.-built Joint Strike Fighter aircraft on the assumption that they would be fitted with MUOS communications pods.