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August 1st, 2014
 
 
DigitalGlobe—Accelerating The Launch + A Name Change (Satellite—Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) has announced its plans to accelerate the launch of WorldView-4, previously named GeoEye-2, to mid-2016 to...
 
Radisys Services + Iridium—COTS For NEXT (Constellation—Applications Platform)
[SatNews] Iridium NEXT, the global mobile voice and data satellite communications company’s next generation global satellite constellation, is scheduled to...
 
MEASAT Satellite Systems + Pilipinas Global Network Ltd. (PGN)—Garnering 120 Country Distribution (SatBroadcasting™—Capacity)
[SatNews] MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (“MEASAT”) now has an agreement with Pilipinas Global Network Limited ("PGN Limited") for...
 
Airbus Defence and Space, Eutelsat + Arianespace—In Support Of In-Flight Connectivity (Satellite Build + Launch Planning)
[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space is awarded a contract by Eutelsat to design and build...
 
National Security Agency (NSA), ViaSat + Harris Corporation—Wideband Small Tactical Terminal Receives The Blessing (Tactical Terminal)
[SatNews] The Wideband Small Tactical Terminal (STT) (KOR-24A), co-developed by ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ:VSAT) and Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), has been certified by NSA and is...
 
Department of Defense (DoD)—U.S.A.F. Readiness Is Under Siege.... (Government)
[SatNews] To balance readiness today and modernization tomorrow, the Air Force’s fiscal 2015 budget request is shrinking like today’s defense budget, thanks to Congress’...
 
Haigh-Farr—Technology Showcase + Product Debuts @ AIAA/USU Conference on Small Satellites (Event—Antennas)
[SatNews] Recognizing the increasing importance of the small-satellite market, Haigh-Farr, a Business Unit within the Vitec Group, has engineered and deployed a range of innovative...
 
The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers® (SMPTE®)—Technology Presentations @ IBC2014 (Event—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest
[SatNews] SMPTE members will lead a variety of sessions during the...
 
Euroconsult—Over The Next 10 Years, Expect An Average Of 115 Satellite Launches Per Year (Analysis | Report)
[SatNews] According to Euroconsult's newly released research report, Satellites to be Built & Launched, 115 satellites will be...
 
Harmonic—Technology Showcase + Product Debuts @ IBC2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Harmonic (NASDAQ: HLIT) has expanded the Ellipse® 3000 family of contribution...
 
iDirect + Geolink Satellite Services—Ensuring Backup To Disaster Recovery Success, Upgrade Employed (SATCOM—OS)
[SatNews] VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), has announced that satellite communications solution provider Geolink Satellite Services...
 
Euroconsult's Summit Brings Key Financial Players To Unlock Satellite + Information Business ...Oui, In Paris
[SatNews] An annual event that draws key financial players in the satellite and information business, ensconced in an elegant and historical setting ocation... Paris, France.  
 
Eutelsat + MultiChoice Africa Seal the Deal — DStv Pay-TV Platform Expansion to Continue
[SatNews] MultiChoice Africa will take advantage of the entire payload of 15 Ku-band transponders connected to the African service area of this satellite that will be launched next year.