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Satellites and 5G

Listen to the latest episode in the series, discussing the role of satellites in 5G networks, broadband connectivity, and digital inclusion, featuring speakers Jennifer Manner from Echostar, Suzanne Malloy from SES, and Wiley associate Madi Lottenbach.

NewSpace Start-Ups

GVF, the global association of the entire satellite industry ecosystem, opens Associate Membership benefits to world’s emerging satellite Start-Ups LONDON & WASHINGTON DC – GVF, the global trade association of the satellite industry representing the entire value chain, today announced the creation of a new category of membership for start-ups and early stage companies with […]

Diverse & Innovative: Leading Speaker Line-Up Finalised by GVF-C21

LONDON – GVF and Century 21 Communications (C21) have announced preliminary details of the speaker line-up for the ‘Satellite & The Cloud 2020: Deployments Across the Satellite Driven Value Chain’ conference.  Taking place at London’s Leonardo Royal Hotel Tower Bridge on 3rd March, the conference programme – which is supported by principal sponsor Kratos, and […]

Satellite & the Cloud 2020

Preliminary London Programme Announced LONDON – GVF and Century 21 Communications (C21) have announced preliminary details of the speaker line-up for the ‘Satellite & The Cloud 2020: Deployments Across the Satellite Driven Value Chain’ conference.  Taking place at London’s Leonardo Royal Hotel Tower Bridge on 3rd March, the conference programme – which is supported by […]

‘HTS Roundtable 2019’ – Post-event report

The latest iteration of the GVF-C21 Partnership annual ‘HTS Roundtable’ saw the highest attendance of any of the Partnership’s portfolio of events, with well in excess of 100 delegates engaging in an interactive programme of keynote presentations and four themed, moderator-led, discussion sessions covering space segment, providers & VARS, ground segment, and a regional perspective […]

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 […]

London ‘AeroConnect 2019’

On 29th October the GVF-C21 Partnership brought satellite industry debate to London’s Heathrow Airport Renaissance Hotel. Being within sight of the runways of this major international air transportation hub was an appropriate geographic context for dialogue on ‘AeroConnect – The Inflight Online Revolution’. As forecast by all the satellite industry’s key analysts, the aero connectivity […]