In-Space Missions will build Titania, a smallsat to test space-to-ground optical communications.
OneWeb is on track to deliver global service in 2022.
The partnership with Cobham SATCOM will enable Yahsat to enhance data services for its next-generation satellite, Thuraya 4-NGS.
OneWeb aims to work with Kymeta on smaller, flat, high-performance user terminals for communications on the move.
The Middle East and Asia have less penetration of high definition channels, which is anticipated to increase in the future.
A SpaceX Falcon 9 will launch Thuraya 4-NGS, being built by Airbus for Yahsat, in H2 of 2023.
Egyptian satellite manufacturers have joined the race to compete for contracts to build communication satellites for SDA.
The companies will provide IoT satellite services for partners and prospects in fleet management, fisheries, asset management and aggrotech among others.
New Spacecraft Control System will provide highly secure and reliable monitoring and commanding capability for Thuraya 4-NGS.