Gilat Satellite Networks announced its contract with Telefonica Global Solutions (TGS), a facilitator in global connections, to equip the strategic teleport in Arica, Chile.
Eutelsat Communications is expanding its use of the Express Wi-Fi platform in partnership with Facebook to provide broadband services via satellite across several regions in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Chinese technology giant Huawei is planning to launch two satellites with two Chinese partners in July this year, which will focus on verifying 6G network technologies that are currently under research and development.
Vanuatu’s Ministry of Health has partnered with Kacific and its local service provider 3 Link Communications to deploy the Health Project, a programme to bring fast broadband to health clinics and communities across Vanuatu.
The SatCom industry body SIA-India said the existing licensing framework should include low bitrate satellite services, and terminal-by-terminal fees should be relaxed, especially in the case of Internet of Things (IoT) to ensure success in India.