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March 3rd, 2015
 
 
Super News From Superbrands For Avanti Communications
“The award of Business Superbrand 2015 status serves as very welcome recognition of our strategy."—Matthew O'Connor, COO, Avanti Communications.
 
KRYTAR Continues to Grow Their Directional Couplers In The Right Direction
For many space-restricted applications, the compact size makes KRYTAR directional couplers ideal solutions
 
Crucial Comms For Volvo Ocean Race Are In Cobham's Hands
The Cobham TCS NETNode Mesh IP radio provides IP connectivity for email and internet access, with COFDM modulation to integrate video, audio and GPS information.
 
Runnin' On Down The Alaska Highway Networky With Gilat's CellEdge
RuralCom's networks will use Gilat's CellEdge 3G technology to provide satellite-based, high-speed mobile services in previously unserved rural areas of Canada.
 
Comtech EF Data's SATCOM Products Now Servicing The First O3b Networks' Customers
“The CDM-760 has been an enormous success within the trunking market. The same award winning modem can now be used on O3b."—Bob Hansen, CCO & Sr. V.P., Comtech EF Data.
 
SES' Keynote Presentation... Satellite Holds The Key To Unlock Architecture Of Future Networks + Accelerate Digitization
"Mobile players are facing enormous challenges and the risk that the evolution of network demand and usage lead to an unmanageable congestion..."
 
Newtec Technology Enables Nippon TV To Deliver World’s First DVB-S2X 256APSK Transmission 
The trial campaign saw Nippon TV transmit 5MHz bandwidth with a 256APSK carrier from a Satellite News Gathering (SNG) truck to the Superbird-B2 satellite.
 
SES' New Chief Development Officer Isn't New To SES
Christophe also played an instrumental role in the acquisition of New Skies (2005), the GE share redemption (2007) and the investment in O3b Networks (2009).
 
Keysight Technologies’ Flexible Signal-Creation Software Useful In Military Com + Satellites +  Test of 5G
The new capabilities are useful in aerospace/defense applications such as military communications and satellites that often utilize custom or proprietary waveforms not directly supported by commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) test equipment.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: Tata Sky Pumps 4K With Ericsson Compression Assistance
Ericsson will provide compression technology for 4K distribution using high resolution 1080P50 format.
 
Two Major Conferences From SMi: 4th ISR 2015 Conference and MILSATCOM Asia Pacific
The London industry event will focus on all three types of ISR—Naval, Airborne, and Land. Click here for more information.