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ScopeTel Joins NorthTelecom Group

NorthTelecom is poised to welcome Malaysian based telecommunication company ScopeTel as part of the NorthTelecom Group. The agreement with ScopeTel further strengthens NorthTelecom’s position in the Asia Pacific (APAC) market. The combination of ScopeTel’s many years of experience in the oil & gas and maritime telecommunications sector, and NorthTelecom’s world …

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Newtec to Upgrade MENOS Platform

Since 2008, the Arab States Broadcasting Union’s (ASBU) Multimedia Exchange Network over Satellite (MENOS) has allowed broadcasters in the region to exchange multimedia content, including video and audio material, over satellite across several sites scattered across a large geographical area. The platform has continued to gain momentum, with an increasing …

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SpaceBoard – The Professional Network of the Space Industry

An industry like the space industry needs interaction between its players and the individuals that work within it. SpaceBoard is a new online platform dedicated purely to the needs of space ‘people’ and organisations, enabling them to interact, to discuss and to collaborate – vital aspects in encouraging the growth …

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Stay connected – even on the Moon with #PTScientists, #Vodafone and #missiontothemoon

PTScientists teams up with Vodafone Germany to bring mobile data roaming to the surface of the Moon – and the cost needn’t be astronomical! No need to worry about letting people know that you’ve arrived safely on the Moon – you’ll be able to check in on Facebook and send …

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The #SpaceWatchME Interviews: Srinivas Prasad of Sasken Technologies Ltd.

In the latest of our SpaceWatch Middle East Interviews, Helen Jameson speaks to Srinivas Prasad, VP and Head, Communication and Consumer Business Units, Sasken Technologies Limited to talk about the company, satellite in our society and their terminal development.  Can you please give us some background on the company and …

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#SpaceWatchME Forecast: The GVF Satellite Hub at CABSAT 2017

Mission Criticality: The Satellite Solution and the Humanitarian Crisis Next week, the CABSAT event will begin in Dubai. SpaceWatch Middle East will not only be attending but our Editor, Torsten Kriening, will also be moderating a special panel at the GVF Satellite Hub. The subject is close to our hearts. …

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GomSpace selected for the delivery of a constellation of satellites to Sky and Space Global

GomSpace has been selected by and has entered into a procurement contract with the UK company Sky and Space Global (UK) Ltd. to develop and deliver a constellation of satellites within a 4 year period. The first delivery of satellites will be in 2018. The revenue will be distributed over …

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Airbus Defence and Space SpaceDataHighway to reach Asia-Pacific

Airbus Defence and Space has announced the kick-off of EDRS-D, the third communication node of the SpaceDataHighway. Airbus Defence and Space will expand the EDRS-SpaceDataHighway with a third node, EDRS-D, to be positioned over the Asia-Pacific region by 2020. This third node will be the next step towards global optical …

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The #SpaceWatchME Interviews: Laurent Lemaire and Ali Asghar of elseco – Part 2

Specialising in High-tech Insurance, elseco was established in 2006. Today, elseco is the largest space insurance player in the world with a capacity of more than USD200m (More than twice its closest competitor). The company adopts an intelligent approach to risk management, pioneering market risk analysis and sophisticated ‘made for …

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Norway’s Telenor Satellite and Cobham sign THOR 7 Antenna Supplier Deal

Norway’s Telenor Satellite and Cobham have signed an agreement for the supply of SAILOR Ka-band antenna systems to support growth of the new generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) service, THOR 7. Bergen, Norway-based Cobham partner Pyxisat will provide delivery, installation and maintenance services to Telenor as part of the agreement. …

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