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All satellites operational, as project teams rise to a daunting technical challenge
The world’s highest performance and most sophisticated telecom constellation now fully deployed
Up until now, military broadband communications contact has not had the 100% coverage—regardless of landscape or location—that is today offered by Thales MissionLINK on a 24/7 basis. Here's what makes it possible.
Up until recently,broadband communications could not be guaranteed always and everywhere!. Today, Thales VesseLINK provides 100% coverage, including in the Arctic and the polar region, assuring ships safe and reliable voice and broadband data communications. Here's what changed to make it possible.
A complete and complex end-to-end and turnkey telecommunication system
Iridium® NEXT: a constellation of 66 operational satellites that will make history
Cannes, May 23rd, 2018 - The sixth batch of Iridium® NEXT satellites built by Thales Alenia Space has been successfully launched by SpaceX from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The success of this sixth launch for the Iridium® NEXT program further solidifies the company’s reputation for excelled expertise as prime contractor for sophisticated satellite communications (SATCOM) systems.
#IridiumNEXTwebseries: a constellation story that will make history!
The Iridium® NEXT Constellation now has 50 communications satellites in orbit
March 20th 2018 - Operators, launch companies, space agencies, governments… everybody who’s anybody in the space business, especially telecoms, were in Washington, D.C. last week for Satellite 2018 – the annual get-together for our industry.