Category Archives: Communications

EU to co-fund ATC system in Hungary

The Europe Union’s TEN-T Programme will support the upgrade of the Hungarian air traffic control system with Controller Pilot Data Link Communications with almost €1.4 … More ››

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Europe invests in comms structure probe

The EU’s TEN-T Programme will co-finance with near €2 million a study on the new generation of communications infrastructure for the European air traffic management. … More ››

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Data Burst

Aimée Turner examines European efforts to salvage a crucial technological enabler of the Single European Sky and assesses the likely impact on the deployment momentum … More ››

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McMillan joins Inmarsat as aviation safety chief

British satellite business Inmarsat has appointed Captain Mary I. McMillan as vice president, aviation safety and operational services. “The appointment of Captain Mary McMillan to … More ››

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First image download over new gigabit laser space connection

The first ever gigabit transmission via laser of imagery between the radar sensor on Sentinel-1A and Alphasat satellites, the latter built by Airbus Defence and … More ››

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Inmarsat, ESA sign Iris Precursor partnership

Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service is to play an integral part in the future European air traffic management (ATM) infrastructure. Inmarsat has signed a contract with … More ››

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Inmarsat awards Iris security work to CGI

IT giant CGI has been awarded the contract by British satellite business Inmarsat to develop the safety and security of future ‘Iris Precursor’ data communications … More ››

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Space Odyssey

Managing the forecast boom in air traffic safely while driving down costs is driving Europe to adopt satellite-based data exchange. Aimée Turner examines how Europe … More ››

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R&S completes on DFS emergency comms

The first installation of controller working positions using the Rohde & Schwarz fully IP-based R&S VCS-4G emergency radiocommunications system has successfully completed site acceptance testing … More ››

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Harris to supply Equatorial Guinea ATC system

Harris has been selected to supply critical air traffic control (ATC) communications to the Corisco Airport in Equatorial Guinea. Harris will supply its Liberty-STAR Voice … More ››

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