GEO smallsats emerging as a best-of-both-worlds approach

June, 2019

For a satellite industry torn between traditional geostationary comsats and LEO megaconstellations, GEO smallsats are emerging as a happy medium. When Swedish broadband service provider Ovzon began shopping around for […]

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PDI’s founders, SPI and Microcom, to work with Astranis to connect Alaska

January, 2019

SPI is pleased to announce the selection of Astranis to build a GEO high-throughput telecommunications microsatellite. This satellite procurement represents the first phase of PDI’s plans to bring affordable broadband […]

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Bangabandhu Satellite-1 Project Successful Completion and Handover

Dhaka, Bangladesh November, 2018

SPI is pleased to announce that, on November 9, 2018, the Bangabandhu Satellite-1 was handed over by Thales Alenia Space to the Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) after SPI’s certification of […]

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White Paper – GEO Satellites vs. LEO Satellites

Bethesda, MD July, 2018

Abstract The socioeconomic benefits of broadband are well established.   To compete in the modern economy, broadband services are essential.  Populations with high broadband penetration generally excel and those with limited […]

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Congratulations on successful launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1

Cocoa Beach, Florida May, 2018

Congratulations to the Government of Bangladesh for the successful launch on 11 May 2018 of its Bangabandhu Satellite-1 (“BS-1”), the country’s first national communications satellite system! BS-1 is a critical […]

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Bangabandhu Satellite and Ground Stations construction are on schedule

Gazipur, Bangladesh July, 2017

  The construction of the Bangabandhu satellite Ground Stations is on schedule to support the launch of the country’s first satellite being built by Thales Alenia Space under the Monitoring […]

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