Browsing: Eutelsat

Satellite operator Inmarsat was founded 40 years ago to let ships communicate with land so rescuers could aid sailors. The maritime business, which still provides half of sales and operating profit, set it apart from rivals

Facebook will launch a satellite later this week to extend Internet access to rural parts of sub-Saharan Africa, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said. The satellite will “beam down connectivity”, the CEO said in a presentation on

At the end of this year, Facebook will launch a satellite into orbit to provide free access to the Internet to the African continent. Yes, really. But what is a social networking service doing mucking around with satellites? To be completely accurate, Facebook has partnered with

Facebook and the Paris-based satellite operator Eutelsat have reached a deal to offer Internet access to underserviced areas in Africa – including South Africa – using the entire broadband payload of a

Depressed economy? What depressed economy? MultiChoice, which owns DStv, M-Net and SuperSport, has turned in another strong financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2015