Satellite

Ericsson wins contract in the UAE to upgrade Thuraya’s core network to 5G ready infrastructure
The upgrade will enable Thuraya to offer wide-ranging 4G and 5G services to subscribers in the near future, with its next generation system and platforms
CommsMEA caught up with Adnan Al Muhairi, deputy chief technical officer at Yahsat, to find out how satellite operators can boost connectivity in some of the world’s most hard to reach regions
Intelsat extends educational partnership with Mindset Networks in Africa
The pair have worked together for over 18 years, bringing educational content to some of Africa’s most underserved communities
Nilesat-301 satellite to be built by Thales Alenia Space
Positioned at 7° West, Nilesat-301 will work with Nilesat-201 to provide Ku-band services for the Middle East and North Africa
New GX5 satellite launching on 22 November to provide more inflight Wi-Fi capacity for Middle East airlines
The advanced very high throughput satellite will deliver focused capacity for aviation passenger Wi-Fi to meet growing demand in the region
New GX5 satellite launching on 22 November to provide more inflight Wi-Fi capacity for Middle East airlines
The advanced very high throughput satellite will deliver focused capacity for aviation passenger Wi-Fi to meet growing demand in the region
Canada's UHP Networks triples data throughput in new VSAT platform
UHP's new product aims to minimize the utilization of wideband satellite transponders.
Intelsat 39 successfully launches
The satellite will provide video distribution and connectivity services.
Virgin Orbit to launch satellites for UK military
Follows worldwide trend of private launches.