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Securing the final frontier: British perspectives on commercial defence in space

In a statement on 15 January, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of Defence, Grant Shapps, declared that “The era of the...

19 Feb 2024 Opinion
Securing the final frontier: British perspectives on commercial defence in space
The future of the ITU WRC cycle: Keeping pace with technological progress

The future of the ITU WRC cycle: Keeping pace with technological progress

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC) cycle plays a key role in guaranteeing equitable access to spectrum,...

15 Jan 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: Argentina simplifies the provision of satellite services. But will it last?

Access Alert: Argentina simplifies the provision of satellite services. But will it last?

On 21 December, Argentina’s new President issued a Decree (Decree of Necessity and Urgency number 70/23, titled Bases for the...

5 Jan 2024 Opinion
Access Alert: Earth Stations in Motion – WRC-23 shaping the future regulatory framework

Access Alert: Earth Stations in Motion – WRC-23 shaping the future regulatory framework

Earth Stations have evolved from large, fixed structures to small satellite antennas mounted on mobile platforms that connect with satellites...

19 Oct 2023 Opinion
Asian Wireless Communications: Riding the wave of consolidations: implications for competition, convergence, and the region

Asian Wireless Communications: Riding the wave of consolidations: implications for competition, convergence, and the region

Excerpt “Unless you have been living under a (space) rock, you are probably aware that the biggest trend that jolted...

6 Oct 2023 Press
Access Alert: Colombia opens consultation on updates to the satellite licensing regime

Access Alert: Colombia opens consultation on updates to the satellite licensing regime

On 3 February 2022, the Ministry of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT Ministry) issued Resolution 0376, establishing a new regime...

4 Oct 2023 Opinion
Via Satellite: The Future of Smartphones With Satellite Direct-to-Handset

Via Satellite: The Future of Smartphones With Satellite Direct-to-Handset

Access Partnership’s Director for Space & Spectrum Policy, Ivan Suarez, wrote a column on the future of smartphones with satellite...

3 Oct 2023 Press
Forging a path forward: Achieving global regulation of hybrid FSO and RF satellites

Forging a path forward: Achieving global regulation of hybrid FSO and RF satellites

As we embrace the ever-growing world of connectivity and data transformation, the telecommunications industry has shifted significantly towards satellite-based technologies....

26 Sep 2023 Opinion
Space Trends Report: Industry Update

Space Trends Report: Industry Update

Every quarter, Access Partnership’s Space & Spectrum Policy (SSP) team publishes a report offering insights into key verticals of the...

14 Sep 2023 Reports
African Wireless Communications: The African position – what’s at stake for satellite in Africa at WRC-23

African Wireless Communications: The African position – what’s at stake for satellite in Africa at WRC-23

Excerpt: “With the 8th Sub-Saharan Spectrum Management Conference recently ending, and the 4th African Preparatory Meeting now underway, discussions around...

1 Sep 2023 Press
Access Alert: China announces plans for a second mega-constellation, status of its first system remains unknown

Access Alert: China announces plans for a second mega-constellation, status of its first system remains unknown

As part of the global momentum around mega-constellations, China first announced plans to establish such a system in 2020. This...

17 Aug 2023 Opinion
Access Alert: Saudi Arabia invites participation in Space Radiocommunication Spectrum Outlook consultation

Access Alert: Saudi Arabia invites participation in Space Radiocommunication Spectrum Outlook consultation

Saudi Arabia’s Communications, Space and Technology Commission (CST) recently published a consultation for its forthcoming Space Radiocommunication Spectrum Outlook. Continuing...

16 Aug 2023 Opinion
Exploring the synergy of satellite and cellular for Advanced Air Mobility connectivity

Exploring the synergy of satellite and cellular for Advanced Air Mobility connectivity

If you have not read my previous article, ‘Is Advanced Air Mobility the future of air transportation?’, I would encourage...

11 Jul 2023 Opinion
Access Alert: Greece launches tender for commercial satellites

Access Alert: Greece launches tender for commercial satellites

Following the opening of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Business Incubation Centre (BIC) in Athens in October 2022, business opportunities...

28 Jun 2023 Opinion
Direct to Device: A Frontier of Cybersecurity Challenges

Direct to Device: A Frontier of Cybersecurity Challenges

Our dependence on satellite communications and the networks that enable them is increasing. Satellite-Mobile integration may further extend this reliance,...

11 May 2023 Opinion
Key Takeaways from the 13th China Satellite Navigation Conference

Key Takeaways from the 13th China Satellite Navigation Conference

Access Partnership’s analyst Xiaoya Sun attended the 13th China Satellite Navigation Conference which took place from 26-28 April 2023 in...

9 May 2023 Opinion
Via Satellite | Access Partnership Analyst Suarez Sees Opportunity in Risk-Averse Environment

Via Satellite | Access Partnership Analyst Suarez Sees Opportunity in Risk-Averse Environment

What are the biggest challenges facing the satellite industry in 2023? What opportunities do they present for the space economy?...

11 Apr 2023 Press
Access Alert | New foreign satellite system registry launched in Saudi Arabia

Access Alert | New foreign satellite system registry launched in Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has recognised the importance that the space and satellite sector has for its country and...

5 Apr 2023 Opinion
Capacity Media | HAPs and satellite for mobile connectivity – is it different this time?

Capacity Media | HAPs and satellite for mobile connectivity – is it different this time?

This article was originally published in Capacity on 13 March 2023. High altitude platforms (HAPs) and satellites have been promising to...

14 Mar 2023 Press
Access Alert | FCC plans New Regulatory Framework for Mobile-Satellite Single Network

Access Alert | FCC plans New Regulatory Framework for Mobile-Satellite Single Network

The US Federal Telecommunications Commission (FCC) has started the first regulatory initiative on Supplemental Coverage from Space (SCS), facilitating the...

24 Feb 2023 Opinion
ConsumoTIC | Regulation of ‘space junk’, a debate that cannot be postponed

ConsumoTIC | Regulation of ‘space junk’, a debate that cannot be postponed

This article was originally published in ConsumoTIC on 20 January 2023.  The impact of mega-constellations of satellites that will result...

14 Feb 2023 Press