Kymeta Corporation Announces $30 Million Equity Investment by Hanwha Systems to Back Global Mobile Satellite-Cellular Connectivity

REDMOND, Wash. (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta — the communications company making mobile global — announced today that Hanwha Systems (HSC) , a leading global solutions company that provides differentiated smart technologies in defense electronics and information infrastructure, has signed an agreement to invest $30 million to back the development of Kymeta’s next generation solutions, the Kymeta u8™ and Kymeta Connect™.

The investment will further Kymeta’s global market reach, accelerate production of Kymeta products and solutions, and improve the overall growth trajectory of the company. The funding is anticipated to support increased unit production, an enhanced customer experience, and the ongoing development of Kymeta’s next generation capabilities. HSC aims to support Kymeta’s metamaterial-based antenna technology and gain a foothold in the rapidly growing Low Earth Orbit (LEO) antenna market. With the capital investment and upon regulatory approvals, HSC will also receive a seat on the Kymeta Board of Directors.


Kymeta Announces Commercial Availability of its Next-Generation Antenna, Terminal, and Services Making Mobile Global

The integration of Kymeta’s next-generation solutions, the Antenna, Terminal, and Kymeta Connect Service, support unparalleled global mobile satellite-cellular connectivity

REDMOND, Wash., November 30, 2020 (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta (—the communications company making mobile global—announced that the Kymeta™ u8 and Kymeta Connect™ are available for government and commercial purchase after November 30, 2020, unlocking the potential of broadband satellite connectivity and cellular networks to satisfy the overwhelming demand for communications on the move.

Kymeta’s next-generation solutions are built for mobility and designed to meet the needs of global defense agencies, government, first responders, and commercial customers. Kymeta’s products and services have been field deployed for three years and the demand for the Kymeta u8 presales has already exceeded expectations.


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

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.”


Kymeta Corporation Secures Approximately $85 Million Financing Round to Accelerate Growth, with Funding from Bill Gates

Global Communications Company, Kymeta Corporation, to Aggressively Accelerate New Product Development and Commercialization for Satellite and Cellular Communications Globally for the Next Generation Electronically Steered Flat Panel Antenna and Kymeta Connect™ Services.

REDMOND, Wa,, August 25, 2020 (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta Corporation (, the communications company making mobile global — is excited to announce the recapitalization of the company along with the successful funding raise of approximately $85 million, led by Bill Gates with members of the leadership team personally investing approximately $1 million led by Executive Chairman, Doug Hutcheson.


Kymeta Acquires Specialist Satellite Service Provider Lepton Global Solutions

REDMOND, Wash. (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta Corporation (, the communications company making mobile global—is excited to announce the successful acquisition of Lepton Global Solutions LLC (, which will become a wholly owned direct subsidiary of Kymeta Corporation.

Established in 2013, Lepton Global Solutions is a leading provider of satellite-based customized turnkey communications solutions and services with expertise in the Intelligence Community (IC), Special Operations Command (SOC) and other government sectors.


Kymeta & Kepler Communications Sign MOU to Delivery Kepler LEO Satellite Services Using Kymeta’s New u8 Electronically Steered Antenna

Washington, DC, March 11th, 2020 (Kepler Communications/ Kymeta PR) – Kymeta, the communications company that is completing the connectivity fabric for everything, everywhere, and Kepler Communications, a pioneer of software defined satellite communications, today announced at Satellite 2020 that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to integrate Kepler’s Global Data Service into the just-announced Kymeta™ u8 Terminal and Kymeta™ Connect offering.

This product collaboration envisions Kymeta combining the value proposition of Kepler’s low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite service with the best aspects of traditional (Geostationary) satellite communications and 4G/LTE communications networks. The relationship builds upon the successful integration work announced by Kepler in mid-2019, when Kepler demonstrated compatibility between its LEO satellites and the Kymeta™ u7 electronically steered antenna (ESA), becoming the first LEO operator to do so.


Kymeta Appoints Two Industry Experts as Strategic Advisors to the Board

REDMOND, Wash. (Kymeta PR) — Kymeta—the communications company that is making mobile global—is honored to announce the appointment of Gene Renuart, USAF (Ret), Founder & President of The Renuart Group, and Matt Grob, Chief Technology Officer at XCOM Labs, as senior advisors to the board.

General Renuart brings 39 years of military leadership experience and extensive expertise with the USAF. His last military assignment was as commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and commander of United States Northern Command from 2007 to 2010. Prior to that, he served as Military Assistant to two Secretaries of Defense and as Director of Strategic Plans and Policy for the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


Cubic & Kymeta Team Up on Hybrid Network Platform

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The ground-breaking network platform enables blended LTE and satellite-based connectivity services

DUBLIN (Cubic Telecom PR) — Military, first responders and commercial customers across numerous land-based mobile verticals can now operate with a vital ‘always-on’ communications connectivity solution, switching from satellite to cellular connectivity seamlessly. Cubic Telecom, the global connectivity technology provider, has partnered with Kymeta, the communications company making mobile global.


Kepler Communications Demonstrates LEO Tracking and Data Transfers on Kymeta’s Electronically Steered Antenna

TORONTO, July 29, 2019 (Kepler Communications PR) – Kepler Communications, a pioneer of nano-satellite telecommunications solutions, today announces that it has successfully demonstrated compatibility between its low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellites with a commercially-available, flat-panel satellite antenna purchased from Kymeta. This testing marks the first time a Kymeta antenna has been used to demonstrate integration with an operational LEO satellite system.


Satellite Professions Name “Rising Five” New Space Companies

NEW YORK (SSPI PR) — The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) named today the first annual Rising Five, the five New Space Companies in the satellite industry that have made the most substantial progress over the past year. Decided by an international editorial advisory board, the 2017 Rising Five are the Kymeta Corporation, OneWeb, Planet, Spire Global and Virgin Galactic.

“The Rising Five represent the Society’s assessment of the progress made by innovative companies that are raising money, creating new technologies and pioneering new business models in this 60-year-old industry,” said SSPI Chairman Bryan McGuirk, chief commercial officer of Globecomm. “With so many new entrants in the market, the question is always who has the right idea, the right financing and the staying power to overcome the hurdles facing any new business and to find sustainable success. Our membership represents companies that know what it takes to succeed in one of the world’s most challenging technologies.”