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Remote beacon activation with Galileo return link successfully tested

09 October 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) together with Orolia, CNES, Enaire, Spanish Mission Coordination Centre (MCC), Spanish Rescue Coordination Center (RCC) and French MCC, have successfully performed end-to-end test tests with the airlines Iberia and Air France on remote beacon activation using the Galileo Return Link Service (RLS). The tests helped to assess and validate the operational concept for a potential new use of Galileo to support fast response in distress situations.
GSTI updates its structure and expands its catalogue.

GSTI update recently completed!

04 October 2019
The GNSS Simulation and Testing Tools Infrastructure (GSTI) database has been recently updated to offer the developer community the most comprehensive catalogue of commercial tools available for professional use.

GSA celebrates 1 billion Galileo smartphone users

16 September 2019
The estimated number of Galileo-enabled smartphones in use has reached one billion. This significant milestone has been achieved in the week when the European GNSS Agency (GSA), responsible for operation of the Galileo programme, celebrates its 15th anniversary, making this a memorable week for the Agency.                    

GSA GNSS Market Report 6 – coming soon!

16 September 2019
The 2019 edition of the GSA’s GNSS Market Report will be launched in the autumn. As in previous years, the latest issue of the report will provide comprehensive information on the dynamic global GNSS market along with in-depth analysis of the latest global GNSS trends and developments. To be among the first to receive the Market Report straight into your inbox, register here.

GSA celebrates 15 years

16 September 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is hosting a special event on September 10 to mark the 15th anniversary of its creation. The Agency was set up as the European GNSS Supervisory Authority in 2004 to oversee the development of the European space programmes EGNOS and Galileo.
Galileo Demo Centre Hanoi – only a few spaces left!

Galileo Demo Centre Hanoi – only a few spaces left!

23 July 2019
Space is in high demand in the Galileo Demo Centre, opened at the NAVIS Centre in Hanoi by the BELS+ project. The Demo Centre provides European companies with a venue to showcase their GNSS-based solutions to stakeholders from South East Asia, and BELS+ is offering vouchers to interested companies to support the installation of their products in the Centre. The call to apply is closing soon, so don’t miss out!
Galileo Initial Services have now been restored

Galileo Initial Services have now been restored

18 July 2019
Galileo Initial Services have now been restored. Commercial users can already see signs of recovery of the Galileo navigation and timing services, although some fluctuations may be experienced until further notice.
Galileo Initial Service recovery actions underway

Galileo Initial Service recovery actions underway

17 July 2019
A team of experts from the European GNSS Agency, industry, the European Space Agency and the European Commission is currently implementing and monitoring recovery actions for an incident related to the Galileo ground infrastructure that resulted in a temporary interruption of the Galileo Initial Services. The key objective is to restore the Galileo navigation and timing services for users as soon as possible. 
Update on the availability of some Galileo Initial Services

Update on the availability of some Galileo Initial Services

14 July 2019
Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation system, is currently affected by a technical incident related to its ground infrastructure. The incident has led to a temporary interruption of the Galileo initial navigation and timing services, with the exception of the Galileo Search and Rescue (SAR) service. The SAR service - used for locating and helping people in distress situations for example at sea or mountains - is unaffected and remains operational.
First Galileo IS OS & SAR Performance Reports of 2019 published!

First Galileo IS OS & SAR Performance Reports of 2019 published!

01 July 2019
OS and SAR Service Performance Reports for the first quarter of 2019 (covering January, February and March) have been published in the Performance Reports section of the European GNSS Service Centre’s web portal.