Current Satellite News
May 19th, 2010
Blue Sky Network... Totally Fuelish
[SatNews] Blue Sky Network has just won a project to implement FuelTrax(r) Marine Fuel Management and GPS tracking on offshore support vessels in Nigeria.
Pilat Media + Yes... Rather Demanding (SatBroadcasting)
Pilat Media has informed SatNews that Israel's Yes satellite services has launched video-on-demand (VoD) and broadband services using IBMS:OnDemand, an add-on module that supports multiplatform on-demand services within the IBMS broadcast management system.
LiveTV + Iridium... An Airy Antenna Agreement
LiveTV and Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) have entered into an agreement to develop an aviation antenna based on the Iridium OpenPort(r) high-speed communications service, which launched in the maritime market in 2008.
Schlumberger... Offshore Communication Opportunities
[SatNews] Schlumberger has launched their SeaConnect(tm) VSAT service for the offshore industry.
COM DEV Int'l... Premiere Proud + Highly Awarding
[SatNews] COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX:CDV) has won a Premiers Innovation Award from the Government of Ontario.
Marlink... Expansionist Routings Are All At Sea
[SatNews] Marlink has announced an extension to its VSAT Ku-band service which will now cover sea routes around Australia for the first time.
GlobeCast... Rugby Rules In HD (SatBroadcasting)
GlobeCast Australia is wrapping its live delivery of one of the worlds most popular football codes this month.
Iridium's OpenPort Goes Fishing In Spain
[SatNews] Iridium is known for their support in everything from assisting with disasters such as earthquakes, to the Alaskan sled dogs in the Ididirod run and now Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM) has received orders for more than 100 Iridium OpenPort broadband satellite terminals for installation on Spanish commercial fishing vessels.
Newtec... Moving On Up...
[SatNews] Newtec has announced that Brigitte Boone, formerly the CEO of the Merchant Banking division of the Fortis Bank and an Executive Board member has joined Newtec as a member of its Strategic Committee.