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Satellite Remains an Essential Element of Video Distribution Alongside the Growth of OTT

Singapore, Nov 25, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) hosted its annual Satellite Industry Forum on Thursday, 18 November as a virtual conference, to end off the Asia Video Summit umbrella of events this year. The Forum opened with a look at Satellite Trends and Forecasts Post-Covid with […]

MHI: Schedule Announced for H-IIA Launch Vehicle to Deliver Inmarsat’s First I-6 Satellite to Geosynchronous Orbit

TOKYO, Nov 4, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Inmarsat, the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) announce that the launch of Inmarsat’s first satellite in the Inmarsat-6 fleet (I-6 F1) by MHI’s H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 45 (HIIA F45), will be as follows: Inmarsat’s sixth-generation (I-6) […]

China launches remote-sensing satellite group

In this file photo, a Long March-2C carrier rocket carrying a new remote-sensing satellite group blasts off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Xichang, southwest China's Sichuan province, July 19, 2021. JIUQUAN – China launched a group of remote-sensing satellites from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China on Wednesday. ALSO READ: China to […]

New small satellite platform debuts

By reducing financial risk, DFH-3E opens space-based services to all An illustration of the small geostationary earth orbit (GEO) satellite platform, DFH-3E. (PHOTO / XINHUA) China is offering a small communication satellite platform to countries seeking an affordable solution for their own space-based internet networks. The DFH-3E satellite platform was designed by the China Academy […]

China to build satellite network for natural disaster observation

This aerial photo taken on July 24, 2019 shows a landslide site in Pingdi Village in Shuicheng County of Liupanshui City, southwest China's Guizhou province. China has initiated a project of building a constellation of 36 low-orbit satellites to gather information for forecasting natural disasters and monitoring urban emergencies. (PHOTO / XINHUA) TIANJIN – China has initiated a […]

China launches communication technology experiment satellite

A new communication technology experiment satellite is launched at 11:41 pm (Beijing Time) by a Long March-3B carrier rocket at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan province, Aug 24, 2021. (GUO WENBIN / XINHUA) XICHANG- China successfully launched a new communication technology experiment satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest […]

China launches new satellite group

A Long March-4B carrier rocket carrying the Tianhui II-02 satellite group blasts off from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in North China's Shanxi province, Aug 19, 2021. China successfully launched the Tianhui II-02 satellite group at 6:32 am on Thursday. (PHOTO / XINHUA) TAIYUAN – China successfully launched the Tianhui II-02 satellite group at 6:32 […]

China’s Beidou system provides stable services to global users

Visitors view a model of China's Beidou Navigation Satellite System at the 20th China Beijing International High-tech Expo in Beijing, July 31, 2020. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – China's homegrown Beidou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has been operating smoothly and providing stable quality services to global users since its official launch last summer. According to […]