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Angolan company takes C-band capacity on Amos-17 – Satellite News Digest

Spacecom, operator of the Amos satellite fleet, announced that a leading Angolan satellite services company has signed a contract for C-Band HTS capacity on the newly launched Amos-17 communication satellite. The Angolan company will utilise capacity on Amos-17 primarily for cellular backhaul to better connect rural and low-density communities throughout the Southern African country. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2019111103

Philippines to use NovaSAR-1 – Satellite News Digest

Surrey Satellite Technology Limited (SSTL) has signed an agreement with Republic of the Philippines’ Department of Science and Technology-Advanced Science and Technology Institute (DOST-ASTI) to provide a share of the tasking and data acquisition services from NovaSAR-1, a small S-Band radar satellite launched into a 580-km Sun synchronous orbit in September 2018. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2019110701

Kepler delivers high-bandwidth satellite service for polar expedition – Satellite News Digest

Kepler Communications has demonstrated delivering over 100Mbps connectivity service in the Arctic region to the German icebreaker Polarstern. The vessel is located around 85°N and is the home to the MOSAiC scientific expedition. The demonstration marks the first time in history that the central Arctic is successfully connected through a high-bandwidth satellite network. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2019110702