Smart Communications, a leading mobile services provider in the Philippines, and AST SpaceMobile, which is building a space-based cellular broadband network accessible directly by mobile phones, have signed a memorandum of understanding.
According to a recent announcement from the country’s telecoms regulator, Subtel, Chile will be the first country in Latin America to be served by Starlink, a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite internet constellation described (on its website) as ideally suited for areas of the globe where connectivity has typically been a challenge.
Bharti Global, the overseas arm of Bharti Enterprises, will invest an additional INR 3,714 crore($500 million) in OneWeb, a low earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company.
Al Yah Satellite Communications (AlYahsat), a satellite communications company in Abu Dhabi, has set an indicative price range for its initial public offering which shows it could raise up to 2.976 billion dirhams ($810 million) in the IPO.
Omani Space Communication Technologies (SCT) has launched a tender for the design, manufacture, and launch of its first satellite called "Omansat-1".