Current Satellite News
June 13th, 2010
SpaceX + NSPO... Formosat Finds Favor For Launch
Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) and the National Space Organization (NSPO) have signed a contract for the launch of NSPOs Earth Observation Satellite, Formosat-5.
SSTL... 25 Years, And Counting....
[SatNews] Last Friday, June the 11th, Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) celebrated 25 years of space innovation.
OmniBus... MEASAT Makes iTX Decision (SatBroadcasting)
OmniBus Systems, a provider of broadcast automation, content management, and workflow solutions, has released information that MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems, a subsidiary of the ASTRO ALL ASIA NETWORKS plc, has selected the iTX broadcast automation and playout platform from OmniBus Systems to power the launch of the new Astro B.yond HD service.
GlobeCast Australia... Scoring With Event Cinemas (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] GlobeCast Australia has a major delivery deal with Event Cinemas that offers 3D HD coverage of more than a dozen sporting events over the next month.
Expand Networks... World Cup + WAN Wrangling (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Expand Networks has come to the aid of beleaguered IT managers who face the challenge of keeping corporate networks productive during the forthcoming football World Cup finals in South Africa.
Harris... 3DTV Trials Test In Australia... (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) and the company's range of 3DTV-compliant broadcast equipment is being used by Nine Network and SBS to support Australias first 3DTV trials.
PolarSat... Pipeline Performer
[SatNews] PolarSat Inc., offering full mesh hubless VSAT communication equipment, has successfully completed their VSATPlus 3 system testing and certification for the product's immediate use in PetroChina's network.
Applied Satellite Technology... Handset Haven
[SatNews] AST has a range of new propositions to support and complement IsatPhone Pro, the new global handheld satellite phone from Inmarsat that launches at CommunicAsia.
MEASAT... That's Music To A Satellite's Ears (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. (MEASAT) has been signed by Transmedia Communication SA to distribute the iConcerts HD channel via the MEASAT-3a satellite.
Raytheon... Imaging Of A Hyperspectral Nature
[SatNews] Raytheon Company's hyperspectral imaging sensor, called ARTEMIS, is being prepared for a first-of-its-kind tactical military role in support of the Air Force Space Command.
North American Broadcasters Assocation (NABA)... Moving On Up (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] The North American Broadcasters
SingTel.. Moving On Out...
Singapore Telecommunications Limited (SingTel) has revealed that Mr. Lim Chuan Poh, CEO International, will be retiring from the company.
GeoEye... CFO Congrats...
[SatNews] GeoEye, Inc.'s (Nasdaq: GEOY) Chief Financial Officer, Joseph (Joe) F. Greeves, was awarded the Northern Virginia Technology Council's Public Company CFO of the Year title in a ceremony held June 9, 2010, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in McLean, Virginia.
DigitalGlobe... A Continuing Collaboration
[SatNews] DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) will be continuing to work with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, or NGA they have exercised the first of its monthly options to extend its Service Level Agreement, or SLA, with DigitalGlobe.
Pace... Wither WiFi STB Solutions (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Pace plc (LSE:PIC) has announced its membership in the Wi-Fi Alliance and the incorporation of WiFi technology into selected upcoming set-top boxes (STBs).
Net Insight... Compression Competence (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Net Insight will demo the JPEG2000 compression capabilities of its Nimbra 130 series at CommunicAsia 2010.