NEC XON will sell OneWeb’s low-Earth-orbit satellite solutions in sub-Saharan Africa, including South Africa.
Intelsat is betting on lower orbits as older industry players try to keep pace with upstarts like Elon Musk’s SpaceX.
After decades of competing against each other, two Luxembourg-based satellite rivals are weighing a merger to take on a space industry upstart.
French President Emmanuel Macron said in February that it was a “matter of sovereignty” to create a satellite offering that could rival Elon Musk’s SpaceX. He could now be getting his wish.
The European Union revealed its most detailed plans yet for a low-earth orbit satellite system worth billions of euros.
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