Current Satellite News
October 13th, 2015
Thales Alenia Space Has Opened A New Cannes Production Facility
This production facility, intended for the integration and testing of optical observation instruments, complements the existing facilities in Cannes dedicated to optical observation programs.
Airbus Defence & Space Licking Their CHEOPS With Completed Milestone
One of the main objectives of CHEOPS is to determine the radii of planets with masses that are already known as a result of studies using ground-based observatories.
ILS Readies For Proton M Launch Of TURKSAT-4B To Provide Telecommunication + DTV Over Continents
atellite will provide telecommunication and direct TV broadcasting services over a wide geographic region between west of China and east of England spanning Turkey, as well as Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Orbital ATK Has A Module Completion For Cygnus
"We remain solidly on schedule to meet our CRS cargo requirements for NASA."—Frank Culbertson, President, Space Systems Group, Orbital ATK.
Harris Falcon Swoops Into EMEA
The radios will provide users with increased situational awareness and support high-bandwidth voice, video and data communications.
New Satellite Broadband Solution For German Communities Via Eutelsat Broadband + EUSANET
"The KA-SAT satellite is the ideal solution for those requiring high-speed broadband access out of the range of ADSL services.”—Udo Neukirchen, Managing Director, Eutelsat Germany.
Harris Radios + Battle Management Systems Making Their Way To Southeast Asian Nation
The radio systems will provide secure voice and data between fixed and tactical command posts and forward-deployed units.
Partners To Receive Nexgen Developer Kits From Iridium
Iridium will continue to work closely with each of the manufacturers to provide technical support and testing services throughout the development process.
Spaceflight's Good News For Kiwis... New Zealand Ground Station Open Joins Other Stations In Alaska + Washington 
...operators can more rapidly access the data their satellites collect via Spaceflight’s network of ground stations. 
Comtech EF Data's New Position, VP Of Market Development, Goes To A Mobile Backhaul Veteran
Swardh will lead Comtech EF Data’s market development, business development and product marketing functions for the 2G/3G/LTE mobile backhaul market.
Advantech Wireless' Latin America Military Client Engages In Multi-Million-Dollar Purchase Of 1.2-meter Engage™ Class VSAT
the award-winning Adaptive Satellite Access Technology (A-SAT-IITM) allows the same modem to operate in 3 different access wave forms and achieve the most efficient bandwidth utilization possible.
Globalstar Europe's MOOtivation
In locations across the globe, STX3 equipped devices are tracking high value assets ranging from ships to hazardous cargo containers, as well as truck fleets and livestock.
Gilat Refocuses Their Company For Growth Markets
In order to take full advantage of the listed opportunities, Gilat has adjusted its organization.
Extensive Analysis Of Land-Mobile + SNG Offered By NSR
This new NSR report includes extensive analysis of addressable markets, operator market share, vertical segment forecasts, pricing, in-service units and revenue.
Global MilSatCom 2015 In London... Limited Places Remaining For A Gathering Of The Specialists
With a presence of over 400 of the industry’s senior military figures and leading satcom providers, this exclusive event is guaranteed to sell out.
McMurdo To The Rescue ...Selected By EC For Next Gen S+R Distress Beacons Contract Valued @ €2.4 million
...will be used to create several innovative aviation, maritime and outdoor search and rescue products that are based on proven satellite-based distress beacon technology.
Globecomm + MariConnect Fishing For Compliments...Partnership Delivers Hybrid M2M + VSAT To 50+ Fishing Fleets
...secure and customized M2M portal which allows vessel operators to track production efficiencies such as the weight of fish versus fuel consumed. 
Nexgen Upgrades For Globalstar Gateway Ground Stations To Be Implemented By Squire Technologies
The agreement represents the final significant ground network infrastructure component for Globalstar's next-generation of advanced IP-based satellite voice and data services.
Telenor Group's Changes... New International Footprint ... Stepping Into New Shoes For Executive Management Team
"Telenor provides Internet to almost 200 million subscribers and new customer needs are emerging."
Cobham SATCOM Takes Nine Voice Line Capabilities To Greater Altitudes
"The new service will provide many benefits to our customers, particularly business travelers..."—Kim Gram, Vice President, Aeronautical Business Unit, Cobham SATCOM.