21 September 2016 – A new whitepaper, Assessing satellite-terrestrial integration opportunities in the 5G environment, prepared with the support of ESA through the ARTES programme, is now available for download.
20 September 2016 – At IBC 2016, Newtec (BE) was presented with CSI Magazine’s “Best Cable or Satellite IP Solution” award for the second release of its DVB-S2X-compatible MCX7000 Multi-Carrier Satellite Gateway.
16 September 2016 – Every Child Online, or ECO, a public private partnership between ESA and UK satellite network operator Avanti Communications under ESA’s ARTES partner programme, is set to bring affordable and reliable Wi-Fi hotspots to low-income users in sub-Saharan Africa.
10 September 2016 – Siemens Convergence Creators has developed a new interference geolocation system, ILS ONE, that works with a single satellite. It has been successfully deployed by Eutelsat since early 2016, and other operators are now evaluating the system.
8 September 2016 – For the Competitiveness & Growth (C&G) element of the ARTES programme, we have introduced a new Call for Proposals, replacing the former ARTES 3-4 and 5.2 Calls. The introduction of the new CfP is part of an ongoing effort to streamline and strengthen this ARTES element to better support industry.
15 July 2016 – Tesat-Spacecom (DE) has developed robust, automised processes for the mass production of coaxial interface circulators and isolators for satellites. Some 10,000 units have now been produced this way, making the new product line an unparalleled success.
13 July 2016 – With support from ESA, a European consortium led by Airbus DS has developed a novel Deployable Panel Radiator that will provide much-needed additional radiating capacity for highly dissipative payloads, such as those planned for the next generation of very high throughput satellites.