Eutelsat and OneWeb flesh out merger plans

Confirmation came yesterday that the satellite firms Eutelsat and OneWeb are looking to merge, and further details have now emerged as to what an entity with their combined assets would look like.

OneWeb and Eutelsat confirm merger talks

Following circulating rumours that French satellite firm Eutelsat was about to acquire UK satellite firm OneWeb, the former has this morning announced that discussions are happening.

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

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.

Eutelsat prepares to unwire UK

European satellite operator Eutelsat Communications did its bit for ‘Broadband Britain’ this week, introducing a satellite-based consumer internet service in the UK.