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July 28th, 2015
 
 
Now Entering The Arianespace Clean Room — Galileo #9 + #10

Galileo is the European satellite navigation initiative that will provide high-quality positioning, navigation and timing services to users across the world through a constellation of 24 satellites and six spares, as well as associated ground infrastructure.
 
MSG-4 Turned Over To EUMETSAT
The release of the first image generated by the SEVIRI imager on board MSG-4 in some eight days will be an important milestone.
 
HISPASAT's 12th Year... Magic Route To The Emeralds + Critical Need For SatCom Connection
The advanced services and technological solutions show the advantages of satellites for transmitting information to remote areas with geographic obstacles.
 
Spaceport Australia's Two New Additions ... CTO + Sales + Media Director
"...Tony will bring valuable Space Based technical information as well as the exclusive experience of working at Vandenburg Space/Airforce Base."
 
SAIT Communications Is Being Acquired By SpeedCast International Limited
With this acquisition, we are expanding our presence in major and fast growing maritime markets in southern Europe."—Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, SpeedCast.
 
Into West Africa Goes Comtech EF Data SATCOM Equipment
A major GSM operator in West Africa will use the equipment to support the expansion of its satellite-based GSM backhaul.
 
A New, Multi-Transponder Partnership For ABS With The Federated States Of Micronesia
“The partnership with ABS supports our goal of satisfying the growing broadband demands and services that best meet our users’ needs in a wide geographic environment.”—John Sohl, CEO, FSMTC.
 
Norsat International's Portable Satellite Terminal Receives An Add-On Order
"This order builds upon the bookings momentum that we have had over the last year, especially within our military related businesses."—Dr. Amiee Chan, CEO, Norsat International.
 
Frequency Electronics Delivers To FAA's GPS WAAS Program ... Unique Proprietary High Precision Quartz Technology 
These multi-channel receiver/down converters on hosted payloads are integral to the WAAS program serving as air navigation aids
 
Yahsat Signs Clicksat As Service Partner ... Distribute Internet Service YahCLick To Pakistan Users
Users will now be able to instantly connect to satellite broadband anywhere in the country using a compact satellite dish and modem ...
 
Harris + CPqD Contracted Monitor + Control Brazilian Air Force 
The contract will enable network operations center personnel to remotely monitor Brazilian Airspace Control System equipment, including surveillance, navigation, and communications systems.
 
Trends To Be Identified By Creative Spaces Leaders @ CASBAA's Fast Track 2015 Event
The event includes conference panels, discussion and Q&A, and networking events.
 
Seven SMD Packages From Vishay Intertechnology Provide MLCC Space-Level Reliability
To receive MIL-PRF-123 qualification, the MLCCs released  passed 4,000 hours of life testing at 125 degrees Celsius at twice the rated voltage.
 
Thomson Video Networks Has A Boost In Store During IBC2015For ViBE Encoders
"These latest software releases take that commitment forward by delivering outstanding compression efficiency gains for broadcast, including DTH satellite, IPTV, cable, and DTTV, as well as for multi-screen delivery."—Christophe Delahousse, President, Thomson Video Networks.
 
New Website Debuts For XCOR
“Both the cost and pace of research flights in the current suborbital market made it impossible for most customers to engage in a meaningful pace of research in suborbital space.”—Jay Gibson, CEO, XCOR.
 
SPAR Point Group's LiDAR Mapping Forum ... Call For Papers
The success of ILMF 2015, which saw more than 800 professional attendees from 27 countries ...
 
On The Short List For A CSI Award @ IBC2015 Is Vimond Media Solutions
The Vimond Platform is a suite of software applications and tools that help content owners, broadcasters, and content distributors manage their video services and publish with full control and efficiency on any device.
 
Billion Presents Their M2M Technologies @ Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015
"We deliver secure, reliable wireless connectivity to places where were not possible to reach with the traditional infrastructure."—William Lee, Sr. Product Line Manager, Networking Division, Billion.