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September 3rd, 2015
 
 
Orbital ATK's Crucial Hardware Assets For United Launch Alliance MUOS-4's Successful Launch
"this is a really good example of the breadth of our product line and the critical role we play in almost every EELV launch.”—Scott Lehr, President, Flight Systems Group, Orbital ATK.
 
Thales Alenia Space's Contract Initiates A New Phase For The COSMO-SkyMed 2Gen Program
The development of COSMO-SkyMed Second Generation will provide a quantum leap in the system's technology, performance and service life, further strengthening Italian leadership in Earth observation.
 
ULA Sends U.S. Navy's MUOS-4 To A Family Reunion... Four Satellites Enable Global Military Coverage ... One More To Go
“Today’s successful launch will enable the MUOS constellation to reach global coverage."
 
Ensuring Secure TacComms For Mobile Military Forces With The Launch Of The U.S. Navy's MUOS-4, Built By Lockheed Martin
MUOS-4 is the latest addition to a network of orbiting satellites and relay ground stations that is revolutionizing secure communications for mobile military forces.
 
NASA Celebrates Soyuz TMA-18M Launch ... Astronauts Arrive To Relieve One Year Crew Of ISS Service
One year of service aboard the ISS reveals much about the human psyche, and the medical and psychological challenges astronauts face during long duration spaceflight.
 
Euroconsult's Satellite Communications & Broadcasting Markets Survey, Forecasts To 2024
Emerging regions and HTS systems are forecast to drive revenues to nearly $16.5 billion by 2024.
 
Asian Growth Projects Select Comtech EF Data's Heights Platform To Improve Services
“Heights was designed with the service provider in mind, enabling differentiation across different verticals."—Steve Good, V.P., Marketing, Comtech EF Data
 
ISO/AS 9100 Certification For Wavestream
“With ISO/AS 9100 certification, we are well positioned to become the primary supplier for aerospace companies and aircraft manufacturers.”—Bob Huffman, G.M., Wavestream.
 
Advantech Wireless + TV2GO Combine Their Technical Forces For A Satellite Broadcast Of A Major Sports Event
TV2GO chose Advantech Wireless for TV2GO's World Feed transmission of event.
 
Why Revenue Per Bit Is The "Fill Rate" Of The HTS World... NSR Examines...
Fill rates are important when an operator only has to sell raw bandwidth in MHz.
 
COM DEV Passes Milestones ... AVSAT Products Enable Aircraft To Communicate w/Satellites 
AVSAT products keep aircraft safe and navigation systems connected with control towers and other ground infrastructure via global satellite networks, wherever the aircraft is located.
 
 ST Teleport Expands Capacity + Partnership Services w/AsiaSat = Acceleration Of Growth Opportunities
Access to more AsiaSat capacity will enable ST Teleport to efficiently expand our services geographically and to serve more diverse industries and businesses.
 
Mission Microwave Technologies Pushes Envelope For U.S.A.F.... SSPAs Achieve Same Power Levels As TWT Amplifiers
"By pushing the envelope of what is currently thought to be possible, we can extend the usefulness of Solid State Power Amplifiers into power levels previously only achievable using TWT Amplifiers.”
 
A Fashion Plate For SES ...World's First Ultra HD Channel, Fashion One 4K
...a major fashion, entertainment and lifestyle television network, have launched the world’s first global Ultra HD channel, Fashion One 4K.
 
A GAMPing Good Report For ORBCOMM
ORBCOMM’s Euroscan products passed a thorough audit by the European Institute for Pharma Logistics (EIPL), to further support its compliance with GAMP 5 guidelines.
 
An Acquisition, A Free Microwave Symposium CD + Two, New Photovoltaic Array Simulators... All From Keysight Technologies
The new simulators will help engineers develop, verify and maximize the performance of inverter maximum power point tracking algorithms and circuits.
 
Heck Of HEVC Debuts From Vitec
"VITEC's HEVC offering is one of the most extensive in the market with encoding and decoding appliances."—Philippe Wetzel, CEO, VITEC.
 
Globecast's Head Is In The Clouds... For Media Solutions
"Cloud clearly has a place in the technology toolkit of solutions providers and broadcasters alike, and this is only likely to grow in the coming years."—Pete Elvidge, Head of Media Management, Globecast.
 
FlexLink L-Band Switch Matrix Series Rolls Out From RF Design
RF-Design has more than 260 switch matrices of their FlexLink series in operation with teleports, satellite Earth stations, broadcasters and cable/IPTV headend facilities around the globe.
 
Cisco's IoT Expert Specialization Achievement Gained By ORBCOMM
"ORBCOMM will facilitate the seamless deployment of IoT solutions, including LTE and xLTE, to a broader set of customers and markets around the world."—Marc Eisenberg, CEO, ORBCOMM.
 
Cobham SATCOM Receives Eutelsat Type Approval
NewsSpotter is the most used VSAT service for SNG in Europe and uses the EUTELSAT KA-SAT satellite, which features 82 spot beams each covering an area of some 300km in diameter.
 
TeamCast Preparing For Major Product Debuts @ IBC2015
TeamCast has leveraged its experience in the integration of latest generation of terrestrial transmission technologies in the development of the ATSC 3.0 exTra3.0 exciter.
 
Industrial IoT Is The Focus Of New FreeWave Technologies Blog
"We launched “WaveLengths” to engage our collective curiosity and interest in IIoT."—Scott Allen, CMO, FreeWave Technologies.