Deutsche Telekom headquarters in Bonn, Germany. Photo: Deutsche Telekom.

Deutsche Telekom Exec on IFC, Partnership with Inmarsat

Deutsche Telekom (DT), one of Europe’s biggest telcos, is taking a unique approach to tackling the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) market. The company is targeting the lucrative B2B market aggressively. Wth many of their customers frequently travelling, Rolf Nafziger, senior vice president of DT’s international wholesale business unit, told Via Satellite it was “only natural” for […]

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The Intelsat 37e satellite. Photo: Intelsat.

Arianespace Sets New Launch Date for Intelsat 37e

Arianespace has set a new launch date for the Intelsat 37e and BSAT 4a satellites after an anomaly scrubbed the first launch attempt back on Sept 5. Arianespace will now launch the satellites on Friday, Sept. 29, as early as 5:47 p.m. EST. During the original synchronized sequence of the final countdown, Arianespace observed an […]

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Jaguar Land Rover tests connected car technologies in 2016. Photo: Flickr, Jaguar MENA.

Spirent, Cranfield University to Develop Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Spirent Communications has announced a partnership with Cranfield University to develop Connected Autonomous Vehicle (CAV) technologies. The aim of the research project is to improve positioning and timing technologies to enable better performance of unmanned vehicles, such as autonomous aircraft or connected cars. Spirent engineers are working with Cranfield’s postgraduate researchers to develop new methods […]

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SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California. Photo: Pixabay.

SpaceX Picks Name for its Satellite Broadband Network

SpaceX filed a trademark application in August to secure the name “StarLink” for its future satellite broadband network in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). According to GeekWire, the trademark also hinted at SpaceX’s plans to include satellite photography capabilities in the megaconstellation for remote sensing services. SpaceX intends to combine technological advancements such as dynamic beam […]

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