PARIS — Satellite fleet operator Eutelsat on April 5 said it would scrap its planned joint-venture extension with ViaSat Inc. and would purchase a consumer-broadband satellite from Thales Alenia Space of France and Italy after securing distribution commitments from mobile network operator and internet service provider Orange and government-connectivity provider Thales Group. The agreement, called Konnect
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Peter de Selding is a Co-Founder and editor for SpaceIntelReport.com. He started SpaceIntelReport in 2017 after 26 years as the Paris Bureau Chief for SpaceNews where he covered the commercial satellite, launch and the international space businesses. He is widely considered the preeminent reporter in the space industry and is a must read for space executives. Follow Peter @pbdes