Satellite Services

Oct 30, 2020  |  SES and Canal+ Extends Distribution Capacity Agreement

Vivendi's Canal+ and SES say they have inked a number of long-term agreements that will see to it that the PayTV broadcaster is supported by SES satellite capacity across three regions.   According to Jacques du Puy, Chief executive officer ...


Oct 05, 2020  |  Ethiopia: Govt. Says It Will Launch Second Satellite In December 2020

The Ethiopian government has said it is now in the final stages of launching into space its second remote-sensing satellite from the Chinese Taiyuan Spacecraft Launch Site. The event is due to take place on December 20 2020.   Reporting ...


Sep 15, 2020  |  Satellite: Nigeria's NigComSat-1R To Be Used By Africa's Air Navigation Body

The pan-African agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) has confirmed that it will be deploying NigComSat-1R to provide its first satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS) open service which will among other things help improve flight safety and ...


Aug 20, 2020  |  Ethiopia Plans Launch Of A Second Satellite As Early As October 2020

Industry news platform - Space In Africa - is reporting that Ethiopia in the process of launching a second satellite into space with the help of China. The launch, it is thought, will take place at a date to be ...


Eutelsat Reports Revenues Of USD1.4 Billion, Broadcast Business Resilient

Eutelsat Communications, the global Satellite communications company, have released it 2019/2020 report, which show the company of posting better than expected COVID-19 revised operating revenues of US$1.4billion with a free cash flow of US$555million. Despite the above figures, the Eutelsat ...

Intelsat Reassures Multichoice Africa There Is No Effect On Services Despite 'Financial Restructuring'

Satellite services company, Intelsat has reassured DStv, and it's other clients in Africa that its services are not affected by the Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection that it is seeking in the United States. Speaking to MyBroadband, Intelsat spokesperson clarified that ...

Eutelsat Praised By Industry Analysts For Strong Revenue Position

Eutelsat - the global satellite services company - has received strong commendations from industry analysts as its revenue seems to be holding up in an industry that is in turmoil.   Eutelsat's Q3 results, posted recently, showed a quarter-to-quarter growth, ...

SA Govt Looking To Launch A Satellite Service For Distance Education

The South African Government is actively considering the launch of satellite service to enable its citizen to study remotely.   According to SA's Minister of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Mr Blade Nzimande, the government, in these times of Covid-19, ...