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Virgin Australia close to launching inflight Wi-Fi trial

Virgin Australia close to launching inflight Wi-Fi trial

Virgin Australia has revealed plans to offer its passengers inflight Wi-Fi by connecting to Optus satellites on domestic and New Zealand flights. Global network providers Intelsat and SES will be… Read more »

Intelsat and OneWeb plan to merge by end of Q3 2017

Intelsat and OneWeb plan to merge by end of Q3 2017

Intelsat and OneWeb have entered into a “definitive combination agreement” that will see the pair merge in a share-for-share transaction. Intelsat and SoftBank have also entered into a share purchase… Read more »

Intelsat announces successful launch of Intelsat 32e

Intelsat announces successful launch of Intelsat 32e

Intelsat has announced the successful launch of the Intelsat 32e satellite aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from French Guiana. Liftoff occurred at 16:39 EST 14th February 2017. The satellite… Read more »

Intelsat EpicNG coverage extended as I-33e begins service

Intelsat EpicNG coverage extended as I-33e begins service

Intelsat has announced that Intelsat 33e, the second of its EpicNG high throughput satellites (HTS), successfully completed all in-orbit testing and entered service on 29 January 2017. Manufactured by Boeing… Read more »

Gogo adds Intelsat 29e Ku services across North Atlantic

Gogo adds Intelsat 29e Ku services across North Atlantic

Intelsat has announced that Gogo has signed an agreement for services on the Intelsat 29e satellite. Gogo will use high-throughput services from the first satellite in the global EpicNG satellites… Read more »

Global Eagle and Intelsat sign ‘Epic’ expansion deal

Global Eagle and Intelsat sign ‘Epic’ expansion deal

Intelsat and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) have entered into a new and expanded contract to deliver reliable, high-performance inflight connectivity across five continents. The multi-year, global service will utilise C-… Read more »

Intelsat EpicNG satellites delivering on performance promise

Intelsat EpicNG satellites delivering on performance promise

Intelsat says its new EpicNG high throughput satellite (HTS) Ku-band platform is delivering a 165% to 330% increase in spectral efficiency with ground platforms and modem technologies. It is also… Read more »

Intelsat celebrates launch of Intelsat-33e EpicNG satellite

Intelsat celebrates launch of Intelsat-33e EpicNG satellite

Intelsat is celebrating the launch of Intelsat 33e, the second of its seven planned EpicNG high-throughput satellites (HTS). The Intelsat EpicNG HTS was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an… Read more »

Intelsat 33e arrives in French Guiana for August 24 launch

Intelsat 33e arrives in French Guiana for August 24 launch

Intelsat 33e, the second of the EpicNG series of high throughput satellites (HTS), has arrived at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will undergo final preparations before… Read more »

Intelsat says eEnablement could help predictive maintenance

Intelsat says eEnablement could help predictive maintenance

Andrew Faiola, Director, Mobility Solutions Europe Sales, Intelsat, says that by 2025 airlines could save up to $73bn by using predictive maintenance. Speaking at the 2016 Aircraft eEnablement Connectivity and… Read more »

Panasonic says HTS will drive down cost of inflight connectivity

Panasonic says HTS will drive down cost of inflight connectivity

Panasonic Avionics says the introduction of new High-Throughout Ku-band Satellites (HTS) will drive down airtime costs, bringing better deals for airline passengers. Speaking to “Get Connected’s” Steve Nichols, David Bruner, Panasonic… Read more »

First Intelsat EpicNG Ku-band satellite successfully launched

First Intelsat EpicNG Ku-band satellite successfully launched

Intelsat 29e, the first of the company’s EpicNG high throughput satellites (HTS), has been launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 6:20 pm EST on… Read more »

Kymeta to develop flat-panel Ku-band antenna for Panasonic

Kymeta to develop flat-panel Ku-band antenna for Panasonic

Panasonic Avionics and Kymeta are to launch a new high-performance flat-panel Ku-band antenna for maritime markets. The technology could, in time, find its way to the inflight connectivity market. The… Read more »

Kymeta Ku-band milestone bodes well for Ka-band GX mTenna

Kymeta Ku-band milestone bodes well for Ka-band GX mTenna

Successful initial tests of Kymeta’s Ku-band flat-panel antenna for Intelsat could be encouraging news for its future aeronautical Ka-band Inmarsat GX mTenna. Kymeta and Intelsat say they have successfully completed… Read more »

Intelsat 29e arrives in Kourou in preparation for January launch

Intelsat 29e arrives in Kourou in preparation for January launch

High-throughput spot beam Ku-band satellite connectivity has become one step closer with Intelsat 29e arriving at the Guiana Space Center for its 27 January launch. The new satellite will be… Read more »

First Intelsat EpicNG HTS satellite to launch 27 January

First Intelsat EpicNG HTS satellite to launch 27 January

Intelsat says its Ku-band Intelsat 29e, the first of its EpicNG high throughput satellites (HTS), is now scheduled to launch on January 27, 2016. It will be launched aboard an… Read more »

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