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April 23rd, 2014
 
 
Arianespace—"Georges Lemaître" Getting Set For Cargo Run (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] The Ariane 5 for Arianespace’s fifth flight to service the International Space Station is now being assembled in French Guiana, preparing the launcher for...
 
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...
 
SES + Connexion Verte—Economical Internet Integration (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Astra Connect, by SES Broadband Services, is to be used by French ISP Connexion Verte to launch Cverte, a new and innovative 20Mbps competitive satellite ...
 
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...
 
MTN Communications + Silversea Cruises—Breadth On The Depth (SATCOM)
[SatNews] MTN Communications (MTN) has announced a renewal and extension of Silversea Cruises, Ltd. (Silversea) long-term relationship—Silversea chose to increase the ...
 
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...