Satellite communications company ST Engineering iDirect has collaborated with technology provider XipLink to implement a security feature required for 4G backhaul services with an eye to 4G LTE deployments across the EMEA region.
Starlink, Elon Musk’s satellite internet service, received the operating permit from Chilean telecoms regulator the Department of Telecommunications (Subsecretaria de Telecomunicaciones, Subtel) to operate five satellite ground stations, enabling the operator to launch commercial services on a national level.
Indian government-owned telecommunications service provider Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has received Inflight and Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) license from the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) to offer Inmarsat’s Global Xpress (GX) mobile broadband services in the country.
Having announced a preliminary agreement in June, Hungary-based IT and ICT company 4iG has now confirmed that it is to buy Israeli satellite operator Spacecom.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Indian Space Association (ISpA), a grouping of space and satellite companies, at a virtual event on October 11, the industry body, informed.