EU under pressure to get IRIS² off the ground


SpaceRISE consortium including Deutsche Telekom is said to have been selected for the project, although contract negotiations remain ongoing.

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  • Organisations: 1NCE; Amazon; Airbus Defence and Space; Cisco Systems; Deutsche Telekom; Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS); Eutelsat OneWeb; European Commission (EC); European Space Agency (ESA); European Union (EU); Hisdesat; Hispasat; Integrasys; Intelsat; Orange; OQ Technology; Rivada Space Networks; SES; Skylo; SpaceRISE; SpaceX; Starlink; Stratospheric Platforms; Telespazio; Thales Alenia Space; T-Mobile US.
  • People: Johanna Bernsel; Robert Habeck; Jérémie Godet; Christophe Grudler.
  • Themes: 5G; Commercial infrastructure; Convergence; Digital sovereignty; Encryption technologies; Geostationary orbit satellites; Hybrid networks; Industrial monitoring; Internet of Things (IoT); Low-Earth orbit satellites (LEO); Maritime; Satellite communications; Quantum cryptography; Space debris.
  • Geographic: Europe; France; Germany; Luxembourg; North America; Spain; USA.

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