Inmarsat deploys CSG billing to manage wholesale

Avonline to deliver 20 Mbps satellite broadband

Mobile satellite communications services provider Inmarsat has deployed BSS firm CSG International’s billing and mediation tools to manage wholesale channel and reseller billing partners.

Inmarsat, Cisco partner for satellite-based telemedicine

The deal will bring telemedicine to remote regions

Satellite operator Inmarsat on Tuesday announced a partnership with Cisco to provide connectivity for a mobile telemedicine system operating in the world’s most remote and underserved communities.

Inmarsat gets largest satellite up


Satellite operator Inmarsat has announced the successful launch of Alphasat, its largest bird to date, from a base at Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.

Global express connectivity


Alastair Bovim, managing director, and Rash Jhanjee, director of enterprise, Global Xpress Program, for Inmarsat Solutions, talk to at AfricaCom 2012 in Cape Town.

LightSquared files for bankruptcy protection

LightSquared has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US

US wholesale player LightSquared has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection amid efforts to resolve regulatory issues that have prevented it from launching its satellite service.

Lightsquared misses second payment, says Inmarsat

eBay sees mobiel commerce as a major money maker

Lightsquared has missed a second payment to satellite operator Inmarsat, the company said. This payment is for $29.6m and follows a missed payment of $56.2m in February.

Lightsquared misses $56.25m payment to Inmarsat

Satellite firm Inmarsat says it has not received a scheduled payment from Lightsquared

US carrier Lightsquared’s fortunes are going from bad to worse, as satellite firm Inmarsat has told the London Stock Exchange that it has not received a payment of $56.25m from the company.

LightSquared has plan to side-step GPS interference

LightSquared says it has a solution to its GPS interference problems

LightSquared has announced a plan to switch spectrum bands in an effort to head-off concerns that its frequencies interfere with GPS systems. The announcement comes just two days after the wholesaler secured a last-minute extension to a deadline requiring it to submit a report on interference to the US Federal Communications Commission.

Lightsquared faces setback as Government agencies call for interference review

Lightsquared launched its SkyTerra satellite in November 2010

Hopeful US market debutante Lightsquared, which is aiming to deploy a combination of LTE and Satellite wireless services on a purely wholesale basis, faces an obstacle to deployment as a number of US governmental agencies have aired concerns that the modification of its licence to allow for terrestrial as well as satellite offerings will cause interference with existing services.

Solaris confirms faulty satellite

Solaris confirms faulty satellite

European satellite operator Solaris Mobile, which is owned by Eutelsat Communications and SES Astra, said that it has filed an insurance claim over the faulty satellite launched on April 3.

Europe gets satellite services off the ground

Europe gets satellite services off the ground

The European Commission this week designated two providers to offer satellite-based media and communications services, allocating Inmarsat and Solaris Mobile spectrum in the 2GHz S-band.

US firm is Harbinger for Inmarsat buyout proposal

US-based hedge fund Harbinger Capital has confirmed its designs on UK satellite operator Inmarsat, using its holding in US satellite firm SkyTerra Communications as a platform for the bid. Harbinger said it will provide $500m in funding for SkyTerra’s business plan as part of an agreement that could see the possible combination of SkyTerra and [...]