Category: Press Releases

AMAZON JOINS GVF AS A FULL MEMBER

Julie Zoller of Amazon’s Project Kuiper and Nancy Eskenazi of SES Elected to GVF’s Board of Directors 9 December 2019, London – GVF announced that Amazon has joined GVF as a Full Member. Separately, GVF’s Full Members have elected Ms. Julie N. Zoller, Head of Global Regulatory Affairs for Amazon’s Project Kuiper, to a two-year […]

GLOBAL TRADE ASSOCIATION FOR SATELLITE INDUSTRY PRAISES THE OUTCOME OF WORLD RADIOCOMMUNICATION CONFERENCE

Satellite Industry Well Positioned To Take Advantage of The Conference Decisions 22 November 2019, London – GVF, the global trade association for the satellite industry, praises decisions reached at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Egypt which concludes on 22 November. David Meltzer, GVF’s Secretary General, comments that, “Satellites today are bringing critical communications to all […]

December ‘HTS Roundtable’ to Feature Isotropic Systems & GVF Keynotes; March 2020 ‘Satellite & the Cloud’ Details Announced

PRESS RELEASE The GVF-C21 Partnership has announced details of the opening keynote addresses to be given at the HTS Roundtable: GEOs, MEOs, LEOs – Enabling a Brave New World on 2nd December 2019 at ETC Venues-St Pauls, 200 Aldersgate, London EC1A 4HD. Asking the question “2019: Is the Past Prologue?“, David Meltzer, Secretary General of […]

GVF and Satellite Operators Issue Updated Guidance for New Antenna Products

London – GVF and a group consisting of premier operators of communication satellite networks – AsiaSat, Eutelsat, Inmarsat, Intelsat and SES — have collaborated to produce updated guidance to antenna manufacturers regarding the satellite operators’ expectations for new antenna products and how to demonstrate compliance with the Satellite Operator Minimum Performance Specifications (SOMAP). The SOMAP […]

Satellite industry calls for pragmatic spectrum allocation decisions ahead of WRC-19

The Global Satellite Coalition asks policymakers to recognise the vast societal benefits that satellite services provide 28 October 2019: The Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) calls on national policymakers to make realistic and pragmatic allocation decisions at the forthcoming World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19), where critical discussions will be held about the use of spectrum across a […]

London ‘AeroConnect’ & ‘HTS Roundtable’ to Further Expand Dialogue on Satcoms Global Growth

GVF-C21 Programmes Bring Debate to Heathrow & The City LONDON – The GVF-C21 Partnership has announced details of the speaker line-up to feature in the 29th October return of its ‘AeroConnect – The Inflight Online Revolution at 35,000 feet’ conference. This London programme, now a regular feature of the GVF-C21 Partnership portfolio, and taking place […]

GVF & EMP (C21) PARTNERSHIP GOES FORWARD TO ANOTHER 15 YEARS OF COLLABORATION WITH HEIGHTENED COOPERATION

GVF & EMP (C21) are delighted to announce the signing of a new partnership arrangement taking their collaborative endeavours forward for a further 15 years… and beyond. The Partnership will continue to organise roundtable-style conference programmes aimed at stimulating frank and unharnessed exchanges of views, focusing on key developments and objectives as they affect the […]

High Impact Thought-Leadership Panels a Key Feature Embedded in World’s Major 5G Event

Post-Event Summary On 13th June 2019 the GVF-Century 21 Communications (formerly the GVF-EMP) Partnership presented the latest programme in its portfolio, with a focus on the evolution of the relationship of satellite communications solutions to cellular, or mobile, networks, as the latter evolves towards the next generation – 5G. The Partnership’s Cellular Backhaul 2019: Satellite […]

5G-Satellite Integration Focus for London Thought-Leadership Panels

GVF-EMP Programme Embedded in World’s Major 5G Event LONDON – The GVF-EMP Partnership has announced final details of the programme for Cellular Backhaul 2019: Satellite and the 5G Journey, an embedded feature of 5G World Summit, the biggest 5G-dedicated event in the world, and taking place on 13 June at London’s Docklands ExCeL Center. The […]

Oilfield Connectivity – The Next Generation Digital Oilfield

Aberdeen, 15 May 2019 British Petroleum-led discussion of digital oilfield modernization started the programme with following sessions covering satcoms technologies and services supporting Industrial IoT, advanced data analytics and big data management techniques, Cloud-based applications, with expansion of in-orbital capability, development of digital gateways, matching different service solutions to different oil & gas customer needs. […]