Current Satellite News
September 7th, 2010
Globalstar... Soyuz Set, 2G Sats Send-Off Soon (Launch)
[SatNews] Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) has announced October 19th as the scheduled inaugural launch date for six, new, 2G Globalstar satellites, using the highly reliable
Telespazio + Thales Alenia Space... Turkey In Space (Satellite)
[SatNews] Telespazio and Thales Alenia Space have announced the official start of the G?kt?rk observation satellite system for the Turkish Ministry of Defense.
TechniSat... TechniStar' SatTV Tie-In (DVB-S Receiver)
[SatBroadcasting]... TechniSat has introduced a powerful DVB-S receiver.
Europe Media Port... Pushing Persian Content (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Europe Media Port (EMP) has announced that Kahkeshan Digisat, an emerging DTH broadcaster for Iran and Iranians living in Europe and the Middle East, has selected EMP for the provision of DTH uplink teleport and transmission services to its European and Middle East targeted markets.
NASA... The iPad Universe
[SatNews] NASA has unveiled NASA App HD, a new mobile application designed for the iPad.
Stratos Global... A Maritime Milestone (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Stratos Global has reached a milestone of 5,500 FleetBroadband activations.
Inmarsat... @ IBC2010 With...
[SatNews] Inmarsat will be displaying its portfolio of end-to-end satellite broadcasting solutions during IBC2010 in Amsterdam.
Cobham SATCOM... A Stabilizing Endeavor (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Ship Equip, a long standing Cobham dealer since 1996, has placed the largest single quantity order ever received for the company's Sea Tel 09 series antennas.
Euroconsult... An In-Depth SatLook (Report)
[SatNews] Euroconsult has forecast an estimated 1,220 satellites will be built for launch over the next decade.
GE Satcom Uses Newtec To TelliCast Its Triple-Play (SATCOM)
[SatNews] At IBC 2010 in Amsterdam this week GE Satcom is announcing that they use Newtecs TelliCast IP software to power its maritime service that provides broadband satellite connectivity across land and ocean to shipping customers.
SatBroadcasting Info For Broadcasting + Related Industries...
EVS IMS Research + Apple TV LG Electronics +Sky 3D Miranda Technologies
BSKyB... Getting Set To Move In... (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] BSkyB has selected ATG Broadcast to install, test, and commission the studios and post-production facilities for BSkyB's new broadcasting facility at the network's corporate headquarters in Osterley, west London.
China... SinoSat-6 Sent Spacewards... (Launch)
[SatNews] China has successfully launched its "SinoSat-6" satellite from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's Sichuan Province.
International Datacasting... @ IBC2010 With...
International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) has announced its lineup of products to be displayed at IBC2010..
TechniSat... @ IFA With...
At this years IFA show, TechniSat will be presenting their new hybrid receiver models, DIGIT ISIO S and DigiCorder ISIO S, for the first time.
Thuraya... Small In Size, Big In Performance (SATCOM)
[SatNews] To enhance streaming speeds of Thurayas IP terminal, the Company has launched a new compact antenna manufactured by the antenna specialist, SCAN Antenna.
Newtec + Quantis... Needy Neighborhoods (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Spanish broadband specialist Quantis is bringing the full-service broadband experience to remote and rural communities across Spain, via Newtec's satellite-based Sat3Play(r) technology, including hub and low-cost, easy-to-install terminals.
Iridium... Sat Savvy Shipping (SATCOM)
Norbulk Shipping is installing Iridium OpenPort(r) high-speed satellite communication systems across its fleet of more than 70 ships in a move to reduce its monthly
ITT... The "Eyes" Have It (Imagery)
[SatNews] ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has been selected to build the imaging system the eyes of the satellite for DigitalGlobes WorldView-3 high-resolution commercial earth imaging satellite, anticipated to be available for launch by the end of 2014.
Intelsat... Delving Into DTH (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Orion Express, a major satellite television provider in Russia, is now offering expanded DTH programming via capacity on the Intelsat 15 satellite (IS-15).
Intelsat... TV Ties Into Transponders (SatBroadcasting)
[SatNews] Bulgarian telecom provider, VIVACOM, the leading telecommunication service provider in Bulgaria, has signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract for Intelsat capacity on the Intelsat 12 satellite (IS-12), located at 45 degrees East.
GMPCS... A Pipeline To Communications (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Whether a ship at sea, a disaster responder in the field, or a journalist rushing to breaking news, Internet access and phone service are required for daily work flow but it can become a real premium when cellular networks are not available.
Stratos Global... SCADA Set-Up (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Stratos Global has joined forces with its new Channel Partner, Zedi Inc., to deploy the worlds first large-scale SCADA network based on Inmarsats BGAN mobile broadband satellite service.
iDirect... Open Up For OpenAMIP (SATCOM)
[SatNews] iDirect has announced that three leading manufacturers of stabilized marine VSAT antennas Sea Tel, Intellian and Jotron have implemented the OpenAMIP protocol developed by iDirect and have completed successful interoperability testing with iDirects suite of broadband satellite routers.
TeleCommunication Systems... WWSS Win (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) has received orders with a value of $3.8 million from the U.S. Army for antenna systems, quad band satellite emulators, and other support equipment.
European Space Agency... GOCE's Gravity Going 'gain (Satellite)
[SatNews] ESAs GOCE gravity mission has recovered from a glitch that prevented the satellite from sending its flow of scientific data to the ground news of the recovery comes earlier than expected, thanks to the fervent efforts of a team of experts.
BAE Systems + OASYS... Acquiring Minds Wish To Know...
[SatNews] BAE Systems has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire OASYS Technology, a privately owned company specializing in the design and manufacture of electro-optical systems and subassemblies for aerospace, defense, industrial and commercial markets.
NASA... You Are My Sunshine... (Mission)
[SatNews] NASA has begun development of a mission to visit and study the sun closer than ever before with a project named, slated to launch no later than 2018.
Verimatrix... @ IBC2010 With... (Video Streaming Security)
[SatNews] Verimatrix is now making available their ViewRight(r) Web client family.
Isle Of Man... Ramping Up The Robots (Event)
[SatNews] The Isle of Man Government and the X PRIZE Foundation have announced the fourth Google Lunar X PRIZE Team Summit will be hosted on the Isle of Man on October 4-5, 2010, during the United Nations declared World Space Week.
Harmonic... @ IBC2010 With...
At IBC2010, stand #1.C61, Harmonic Inc. (NASDAQ: HLIT) will introduce several product enhancements and showcase its comprehensive portfolio of solutions for high quality video delivery to multiple devices.