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April 23rd, 2014
 
 
Arianespace’s Vega... Preps For  Kazakhstan’s First Earth Observation Satellite (Launch)
[SatNews] ...once again demonstrating its capability to accommodate a full range of payloads with the smallest member in their launcher family...
 
ESA's Experiment... Hopefully No Lumps In This Gravi-2...Just Happy Plants 
[SatNews] Will plants still know which way to grow their roots on Mars or will they go haywire?
 
Costa Rica + Central America—Joining The Global SatFamily (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] The Central American Aeronautics and Space Administration (ACAE) has officially announced that the first Central American satellite, built in Costa Rica, will be...
 
Radio Pakistan—Three Landmark Projects (SatBroadcasting™—DSNG)
[SatNews] Radio Pakistan has inaugurated three landmark projects, which include an Earth Station, Digital Satellite News Gathering (DSNG), Satellite and ...
 
Bridge Technologies—Technology Showcase @ ANGACOM + An NAB Award (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] At ANGACOM, Bridge Technologies will show its new QoE (Quality of Experience) solution, enabling operators of Bridge systems to bring the industry’s...
 
Space Foundation—30th Space Symposium Leaders Confirm Crucial Presentations (Event)
[SatNews] With senior government speakers continuing to confirm their participation at a record pace—and continued commitment of government agencies to their...
 
Exelis + FAA—Elevation Accuracy For Nationwide Aircraft Net (GPS—ADS-B)
[SatNews] Exelis (NYSE: XLS) has completed a nationwide infrastructure upgrade that will enable air traffic controllers to track...
 
Laser Light Global Limited™ + US Finance—Financial Foundation For New Hybrid Satellite Network (SATCOM—Business)
[SatNews] US Finance, Inc., a global financial solutions company, has issued a commitment to lend $24 million to Laser Light(tm) Global Limited, UK (“Laser Light™”) to build ...
 
McMurdo Group—MEOSAR's Search & Rescue Program Is The Focus (SATCOM—Webinar)
[SatNews] The next generation “MEOSAR” program will revolutionize COSPAS-SARSAT Search and Rescue systems—proven systems which have helped to save...
 
HISPASAT—Triple Success (SatBroadcasting™—Demos)
[SatNews] The ICT 2020 project, headed by HISPASAT, has successfully finished with a triple demonstration at...
 
iDirect—Technology Presentation @ UTC Telecom 2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] The use of satellite communications continues to grow as a reliable means for connecting sites throughout...
 
SkyBitz®...At Your Service + Subscription...Trailer Tracking + More (M2M Tracking)
[SatNews] ... is an entirely new way for customers to employ its trusted asset management solutions without any upfront capital.
 
SkyWave ...No Sacrifices With Dual Satellite-Cellular HSPA Device (M2M Asset Tracking)
[SatNews]  ...including "Last gasp" battery option to send last know GPS position and other info in the event power to the terminal is lost
 
Globecast + Anevia's...Over-The-Top Suite Solutions (OTT)
[SatNews] "...we are now well positioned to deliver innovation to broadcasters and pay-TV operators for years to come without being hindered by performance limitations."
 
ORBCOMM + Savi Technology—Government Cargo Concerns To Be Mitigated (SATCOM—RFID-IV)
[SatNews] ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq:ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions, has announced that its partner, Savi Technology (Savi), has been awarded a five-year U.S. Department of Defense contract as...
 
Optus Satellite + Wireless Nation—Boosting The New Zealand Presence (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Optus Satellite has a new, three-year wholesale agreement with New Zealand internet service provider Wireless Nation—the relationship will enable...
 
iDirect + TeleYemen—Bring VSAT Services To Yemen (SATCOM—Hub + Remotes)
[SatNews] iDirect, a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), has announced that international telecom services provider TeleYemen has deployed...
 
General Dynamics C4 Systems—Connectivity Lab For MUOS Opens (SATCOM)
[SatNews] General Dynamics C4 Systems has opened the MUOS Radio Testing Lab at its Scottsdale, Arizona, location—the U.S. Navy-approved laboratory is one of two that supports testing for...
 
Airbus Defence + Space... To The Rescue With A Super Yacht (VSAT SatCom)
[SatNews]   It's that time of year again, the super yachts are shaking off the winter and sailing with the latest VSAT service...
 
The SI Organization + QinetiQ North America Services + Solutions Group—Announcing An Acquisition (Business)
[SatNews] The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire QinetiQ North America Services and Solutions Group (QNA/SSG), a provider of...
 
KVH's Newest Crew Member Hired To Further Crewtoo Business Development
[SatNews] ...20 years as a sales executive with some of the industry’s most prestigious companies, including Lloyd’s of London.
 
Viva+ + AsiaSat...Addressing Vast DTH Audiences With Diverse Needs...All Prepaid (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] FIFA World Cup 2014 licensed broadcaster with the first product to launch on...