SpaceX Gets U.S. Approval

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Thursday it approved SpaceX’s bid to deploy up to 7,500 satellites, but put on hold some other decisions. SpaceX’s Starlink, a fast-growing network of more than 3,500 satellites in low-Earth orbit, has tens of thousands of users in the United States so far, with consumers paying at […]

Satellite Solutions

Mobile networks of the future will not just be 5G or 6G; they’ll be zero G. Lynk Global launched the first direct-to-mobile commercial satellite in April. On August 15, AST SpaceMobile, a rival, announced plans to launch its experimental direct-to-mobile satellite in mid-September. As launch costs decline, satellite fabrication techniques advance. Telecommunications engineers push new […]

Internet connectivity has become an integral part of our daily life, without which, most daily activities could not be achieved properly. The ongoing digitalization has moved most business, governmental and other processes to the web, further limiting activities relying on physical interactions. Digital subscriber lines (DSL) have been the technology of choice in most countries […]

North Korea said a test conducted on Sunday was for the development of a reconnaissance satellite system, state news agency KCNA reported on Monday, a day after a missile launch was detected from the country. KCNA’s report did not elaborate on what type of rocket had been used in the test, but authorities in South […]

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched the radar imaging satellite EOS-04 along with two others on board Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C52) Monday. ISRO’s first launch of 2022 and under the new Chairman S. Somanath went off without any problem, placing all the three satellites into their intended orbit with precision While the […]

Anatel (A National Telecommunications Agency) granted satellite exploration rights, late last week, to both companies SpaceX and Swarm.   As such, Space Exploration Holdings, through its legal representative Starlink Brazil Holding Ltda, now has the right to explore the Starlink non-geostationary satellite system until March 2027.   On the other hand, Anatel granted the right to Swarm […]

Satellite communication companies, OneWeb and Hughes, offered high-speed, low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite broadband connectivity across India.   The agreement between OneWeb and Hughes Communications India Private Ltd. (HCIPL), a joint venture between Hughes and Bharti Airtel Limited, follows the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by the companies in September 2021.   “OneWeb’s constellation will cover the length and breadth of India, from […]

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) launched the DEWA-SAT 1 nanosatellite in collaboration with NanoAvionics, turning it into the world’s first utility to use nanosatellites to improve the maintenance and planning of electricity and water networks.    This new achievement underlines DEWA’s leadership in developing and using the latest world-class technologies.   According to a statement by the government of […]