The Bogota skyline as seen from la Torre Colpatria. Photo: Flickr/Edgar Zuniga Jr.

Are PPPs the Answer to Colombia’s Satellite Demand?

The Colombian government sees satellite as a potentially cheaper (and therefore attractive) alternative to deploying hundreds of miles of fiber. The question is: what’s the most cost-efficient way for an emerging country to loft a satellite for its population? The key, according to Axesat founding partner Miguel Eduardo Rodriguez, is engaging in Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs). […]

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JAXA's Epsilon 3 launches the Asnaro 2 satellite on Jan. 18, 2018. Photo: JAXA.

JAXA’s Epsilon 3 Launches its First Commercial Satellite

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched a commercial Earth Observation (EO) satellite, Ansaro 2, on Jan. 18, using an Epsilon 3 solid fuel rocket. The Epsilon 3 carried the small radar satellite into orbit from the Uchinoura Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture around 6 a.m. JST (4 p.m. EST). NEC Corporation and the […]

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A Noble Corp. jackup. Photo: Noble Corp.

Speedcast to Fully Manage Comms for Noble Drilling

Noble Corporation has selected Speedcast International to provide new IT communications equipment and fully managed connectivity services to its global drilling fleet. Through a combination of satellite Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSAT) and 4G/LTE in key regions, Speedcast will deliver end-to-end managed communication services to Noble’s fleet of vessels and rigs. The solution includes a […]

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SES 15's North America Ku-band beam. Photo: SES.

SES 15 Enters Commercial Service to Serve the Americas

SES announced that the new SES 15 spacecraft has been operational at the 129 degrees west orbital position since Jan. 1. SES 15 flew into orbit on a Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana on May 18, 2017. As planned, the all-electric satellite took six months to reach its orbital […]

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