Current Satellite News
July 11th, 2010
International Launch Services (ILLS)... EchoStar Expansion (Launch)
[SatNews] International Launch Services (ILS) successfully carried the EchoStar XV satellite into orbit on an ILS Proton for DISH Network L.L.C.
ISRO... INSAT-4B Not Totally Itself (Satellite)
[SatNews] The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has stated that, due to a power supply anomaly in one of its two solar panels, there is a partial non-availability of services on Indias INSAT-4B communication satellite.
ISRO... Five In One Flight Anticipated (Launch)
[SatNews] Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will put place into orbit the latest remote sensing satellite CARTOSAT-2B, along with four smaller satellites (ALSAT-2A of Algeria, AISSAT-1 of Canada, TISSAT-1 of Switzerland and STUDSAT of India), on Monday, July 12th.
ORBCOMM... Continuing To Serve (Services)
[SatNews] Komatsu Ltd. has entered into an agreement with ORBCOMM to continue providing wireless data services for their heavy equipment telematics applications.
GateHouse A/S + Inmarsat... Of BLOS Benefit (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] GateHouse A/S and Inmarsat plc have signed a contract for a development program, which strengthens the technological and commercial co?operation between the two companies in
OmniBus... @ IBC2010 With... (SatBroadcastingHardware)
[SatNews] Handling all stages of the production and delivery process under a consistent user environment, the OmniBus iTX Enterprise Suite delivers unprecedented increases in efficiency, scalability and speed of response for 21st century media businesses.
Telairity... Vanuatu Enjoys Encoded World Cup (SatBroadcastingEncoding)
[SatNews] Even in Vanuatu, the tiny island republic northeast of Australia, World Cup fever is rampant.
NASA...Tanks For The Memories Parade Send-Off (Space Hardware)
[SatNews] It is important to be appreciated for a job well done, and it's a whole lot more fun when there's a parade of sorts involved, even if it commemorates a bittersweet event.
Comtech Telecommunications... Blue Force Bonanza (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] ComtechTelecommunications Corp.'s (Nasdaq:CMTL) subsidiary, Comtech Mobile Datacom Corporation, has received a $22.2 million order under its IDIQ contract with the U.S. Army Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) for mobile satellite data communications transceivers.
Harris... Asian C4I Needs Focuses On Falcon (MILCOM)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received orders totaling $99 million to supply C4I systems, including Falcon tactical radios and sensors, to a military customer in Asia.
Numerex... Driving Improvements (M2M)
[SatNews] Numerex Corp (Nasdaq: NMRX), a source provider of secure machine-to-machine (M2M) products and services, has extended the range of its telematics offerings to provide dynamic reporting and analysis based on up-to-the-minute driving data.
Globecomm Systems... Caribbean Can Do (Services)
[SatNews] Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM) has secured two contracts to provide wireless managed services to service operators in Antigua and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Newtec + Overon... Goal For Azimuth (SatBroadcastingModulators)
[SatNews] During the final stages of the World Cup, Spanish broadcast service provider Overon is meeting the growing requirement for coverage from its customers with Newtec Azimuth modulators.
AST Australia... Clough Clout (Maritime SATCOM)
[SatNews] AST Australia (ASTA) has been awarded a long-term contract to supply for the Clough / Helix Joint Venture a complete maritime communication solution for the two-year-old Normand Clough, which is new to the Asia Pacific region.
Harmonic... Decoders Play The Game In South Africa (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Harmonic Inc.'s (NASDAQ: HLIT) cutting-edge contribution and distribution solutions were deployed to facilitate the live broadcast of the 2010 FIFA World Cup by the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), the official South African Broadcaster of the FIFA World Cup.
SkyTrac Systems... Airing On The Side Of Law Enforcement (Event)
[SatNews] SkyTrac Systems will be exhibiting at the 40th ALEA Annual Conference and Exhibition in Tucson, AZ, July 14-17.
SES ASTRA Has The Capacity To Be On Their Toes Dance TV HD
[SatNews] SES ASTRA, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), announced today that it has signed an agreement with Netherlands-based Dance TV HD for the delivery of its program to HD bouquets throughout Europe.
Talia Maintains Powerful Platform Celebrates Launch of Arabsat 5A (Launch)
[SatNews] Talia, a major supplier of satellite Internet for Africa, the Middle East, and Europe announced the successful launch of Arabsat's newest satellite, Arabsat 5A on July 2nd.
NGA's Contract With DigitalGlobe... RDOG Is A Good Dog
DigitalGlobe, a majorcontent provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, today announced that the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has extended its contract with DigitalGlobe to enable a Rapid Delivery of Online Geospatial-Intelligence (RDOG).
TeleCommunication Systems... It's A SNAP (VSAT Services)
[SatNews] TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) has received a $9.8 million order from the U.S. Army for support equipment and maintenance of Secret Internet Protocol Router (SIPR) and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router (NIPR) Access Point (SNAP) Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) Satellite Systems.
Silicon Laboratories... DTV Combo Solution (SatBroadcastingDemodulator)
[SatNews] Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB) has introduced the industry's first digital TV (DTV) demodulator that combines satellite, terrestrial, and cable digital video broadcast (DVB) functions in one highly integrated device.
ViaSat... SPAWAR Support (Contract)
[SatNews] ViaSat (NASDAQ: VSAT) has been awarded a $5.75 million Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity (IDIQ), firm-fixed-price contract for tactical data link and satellite communications equipment and engineering support services from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, S.C.
Latitude Technologies... Present + Presenting (Event)
[SatNews] Latitude Technologies will be exhibiting at the upcoming at the 40th Annual Airborne Law Enforcement conference and exposition in Tucson Arizona, July 14th 16th.
AIAA... Critical Communication Colloquium (Event)
[SatNews] Government, military and industry decision makers involved in provisioning critical communications to Americas warfighters should not miss the AIAA ICSSC-2010 Colloquium.
AST Distribution + Thrane & Thrane... A Good List To Be On (Agreement)
[SatNews] AST Distribution, part of Applied Satellite Technology Ltd, and Thrane & Thrane, have announced they have entered into an agreement appointing AST as a Master Distributor of Thrane & Thrane products for the SEA/Pacific region.
Colem...@ IBC2010 With...
[SatNews] Colem will be showcasing various developments in its management systems to reduce interference at this years IBC.
Wohler... @ IBC2010 With... (SatBroadcastingHardware)
[SatNews] Wohler's exhibition at IBC2010 will showcase a range of products that increase broadcasters' control, flexibility, and efficiency in managing complex audio and video monitoring in today's digital and HD broadcast environments.
Haivision... @ IBC With... (SatBroadcastingHardware)
[SatNews] Making its IBC debut is Haivision's Furnace 5.6, a complete solution for end-to-end HD H.264 video-over-IP distribution. The upgrade includes a completely redesigned and easy-to-use interface as well as a newly integrated Conditional Access (CA) Module.
Alliant Techsystems (ATK)... All Fired Up Over Ares I (Testing)
[SatNews] Engineers and technicians at Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and NASA have completed installation work on the second Ares I First Stage five-segment Development Motor (DM-2), in preparation for its static-fire, which is currently scheduled for early September.