Legacy Satcom Providers Move To Combine Forces

Viasat-3 Ka-band high-capacity satellites
The first of three new Viasat-3 Ka-band high-capacity satellites is scheduled to launch in the first quarter of 2022.
Credit: Viasat
Major legacy players in mobile satellite communications have opted to consolidate in the face of a rapidly expanding industry. U.S. satellite operator, equipment manufacturer and internet service provider Viasat on Nov. 8 announced a definitive agreement to acquire UK-based mobile satcom heavyweight...

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