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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 Premier’s 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 world’s 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.