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Kymeta u8 Terminal Receives Commercial Authorization from FCC for Q4 2020 Launch

29 Sep 2020, 16:12 UTC
Kymeta u8 Terminal Receives Commercial Authorization from FCC for Q4 2020 Launch
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REDMOND, Wash. (Kymeta PR) —Kymeta—the communications company making mobile global—announced today that the FCC has granted blanket authorization for the operation of its next-generation electronically steered, flat-panel ESIM (earth station in motion) platform, the Kymeta u8 terminal. The authorization is a major milestone toward the release of the u8. In addition, Kymeta has received type approvals from several leading satellite service operators (SSO’s) that include Intelsat, Echostar, Hellasat, KTSat, and Telesat for use with Kymeta u8 terminal.

“Receiving the FCC authorization, puts us one step closer to releasing our next-generation solutions into the market and at scale,” said Walter Berger, President, and COO, Kymeta. “We have the only hybrid technology that is part of a global land mobile ecosystem. The market needs a connectivity solution they can rely on and we are positioned well to be a driving force of what lies ahead for mobile communications.”

The u8 is the world’s only commercially available electronically steered, flat-panel ESIM platform with no moving parts, built specifically for mobility and designed for the needs of DoD, government, first responder, and commercial customers. Combining the u8 with Kymeta’s hybrid satellite-cellular connectivity services, Kymeta Connect, transforms the purchase and consumption of mobile data with ...

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