Satellite Broadband

Amazon Confirms ‘100% Success’ For Prototype Kuiper Satellites

Amazon's Kuiper satellite network will begin large scale deployment by mid 2024, after success with two prototypes

6 months ago

EU Approves Viasat Inmarsat Merger

European blessing. Last remaining regulatory hurdle cleared, allowing proposed merger of Viasat and Inmarsat

1 year ago

Government Sets Aside £150 Million For Full 5G Connectivity By 2030

Government investment to expand 5G coverage in UK, as Digital Poverty Alliance says connectivity is a necessity for everyone

1 year ago

OneWeb Gives Up On Recovery Of Russia-Stranded Satellites

Ukraine fallout. Dispute with Russian regime over stranded satellites, sees OneWeb give up on recovery of its equipment

1 year ago

Amazon Sets 2024 For Launch Of Project Kuiper’s Satellite Service

Prototype Amazon satellites to be launched this year, with commercial satellite internet service set for 2024

1 year ago

SpaceX Restricts Ukrainian Starlink Use For Drones

Elon Musk firm takes steps to halt Ukraine's use of Starlink connectivity in engagements with Russian invaders

1 year ago

Amazon To Construct Project Kuiper Satellite Factory, Near Seattle

Starlink challenger. Project Kuiper internet satellites are to be constructed at new factory in the Seattle suburb of Kirkland

2 years ago

Starlink Terminals Smuggled Into Iran – Report

Amid Internet shutdowns and ongoing protests over the death of Mahsa Amini, Starlink terminals are reportedly being smuggled into Iran

2 years ago

Starlink Aviation Targets Private Jet In-Flight Connectivity

Elon Musk's satellite internet service from SpaceX pushes into in-flight connectivity sector with rollout of Starlink Aviation

2 years ago

Amazon Project Kuiper Satellites Set For Early 2023 Launch

Competitor for Starlink edges closer, after Amazon confirms launch in early 2023 of two prototype satellites for Project Kuiper

2 years ago

UK Flags Concern Over Viasat Purchase Of Inmarsat

British competition regulator, the CMA, to deepen investigation, after finding merger could lead to higher Wi-Fi prices for airlines

2 years ago

UK’s CMA Begins Probe Of Viasat Acquisition Of Inmarsat

British competition regulator the CMA, begins phase one investigation of $7.3 billion merger between Inmarsat and Viasat

2 years ago

OneWeb Confirms Merger With Eutelsat

UK government welcomes merger of OneWeb and Eutelsat as positive news for UK taxpayers, and confirms it will retain national…

2 years ago

US Approves SpaceX Starlink For Planes, Trains And … Ships

US FCC regulator gives its official approval for SpaceX to use its Starlink satellite internet network with moving vehicles

2 years ago

OneWeb Signs Satellite Launch Deal With India

No more Russia. UK satellite firm OneWeb continues to sign up rocket launch partners, after exiting rocket launches in Russia

2 years ago

America Calls On Countries To Halt Missile Strikes Against Satellites

US vice President Kamala Harris calls on other nations to stop destructive, direct-ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile testing

2 years ago

USAID Sends Ukraine 5,000 Starlink Terminals From SpaceX

United States Agency for International Development (USAID) partners with SpaceX to send 5,000 Starlink terminals to Ukraine

2 years ago

Amazon Signs Rocket Deal For Project Kuiper Satellite Launches

Amazon signs huge rocket deal with Arianespace, Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and United Launch Alliance (ULA) for Project Kuiper satellites

2 years ago

OneWeb To Use SpaceX Rockets For Satellite Launches

Bye Russia. Alternative launch option for satellites, after the UK's OneWeb signs agreement with US competitor SpaceX to resume launches

2 years ago

Elon Musk Warns Donated Starlink Systems Could Be Targeted

SpaceX boss warns Starlink systems donated to Ukraine could be targeted by Russian forces, and offers advice to reduce risk

2 years ago

Launch Of OneWeb Satellites Halted By Russian Demands

Russian space agency will not launch three dozen OneWeb internet satellites as planned on Friday, unless the UK government removes…

2 years ago

Elon Musk Activates Starlink Satellites For Ukraine

Connectivity donation. Ukraine confirmed it has received Starlink Internet terminals from Elon Musk's SpaceX, amid Russian invasion

2 years ago

Space Storm To Destroy 40 Satellites, SpaceX Warns

Up to 40 Starlink satellites launched last week will re-enter the Earth's atmosphere and burn up, after geomagnetic storm last…

2 years ago

Elon Musk Denies His Satellites Are Hogging Space

Space is enormous and satellites are tiny says Musk, after China complaint earlier this week of near miss with its…

2 years ago

OneWeb Reaches 60 Percent With Launch Of 36 Satellites

UK-based OneWeb delivers another 36 communications satellites into orbit, as it readies connectivity for northern hemisphere

2 years ago

China Slams SpaceX For Satellite Near Miss – Report

Space row! Elon Musk criticised online China alleges that SpaceX satellites came close to colliding with its space station

2 years ago

Eutelsat Raises Stake In OneWeb

French satellite firm Eutelsat increases stake in UK-based OneWeb, with additional $165m investment in satellite internet firm

3 years ago

SpaceX Ships 100,000 Starlink Terminals

Elon Musk reveals Starlink shipped 100,000 terminals and is now available in 14 countries, including UK, US, France and others

3 years ago

Amazon Acquires Facebook’s Satellite Internet Team

Amazon pays Facebook an undisclosed sum of money to acquire the social networking giant's satellite Internet team of specialists

3 years ago

OneWeb Gains Additional $500m Funding From Bharti

Busy period for OneWeb with additional funding, launch of more satellites, and signing deal with BT for rural broadband provision

3 years ago