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September 8th, 2010
 
Arianespace + ESA... Significant Signing (Launch)
[SatNews] Arianespace and the European Space Agency have signed a production contract for the first operational Vega launch.
Lockheed Martin Looks Good To GeoEye...To Go Places on Atlas V (Launch)
[SatNews] Here's looking at you...Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, [NYSE: LMT], announced today that it has been selected by GeoEye, Inc. (NASDAQ: GEOY) to launch the company's next-generation, high-resolution Earth-imaging satellite, GeoEye-2, on an Atlas V rocket.
KVH To Acquire Virtek... The Perfect Middleware Marriage (SATCOM)
[SatNews] A big announcement just over the wires from KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) and Virtek Communications AS in which they have entered into an agreement for KVH to acquire the software company.
Stratos Global... All Is Shipshape For Evergreen (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Stratos Global has successfully deployed the Inmarsat FleetBroadband satellite communications service on an entire fleet of 70 container vessels for its long-time customer, Evergreen Marine Corp. Ltd.
CSA + COM DEV... Webb Weaving (Satellite)
The Canadian Space Agency has delivered a test unit of its contribution to the James Webb Space Telescope, successor of the Hubble Space Telescope, to NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland.
Newtec DualFlow...Answers Converge At IBC2010
[SatBroadcasting™] More news from Newtec at IBC2010 this week in Amsterdam.
Avanti Communications + Astrium... In Bed Together (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] Avanti Communications (AIM: AVN) has entered in to an agreement with Astrium Services to establish a new military and government advanced Ka-band test-bed.
SES ASTRA... Making the MENA Connection (SATCOM)
[SatNews] SES ASTRA has signed a new service distribution agreement with the Amman, Jordan-based satellite services provider, GSISCO (German Satellite Internet Service Company), to market its satellite-based broadband service ASTRA2Connect in the Middle East.
Iridium and Danes Collaborate In Maritime Safety
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) is collaborating with the Danish Maritime Safety Administration (DaMSA) in EfficienSea, a pilot e-Navigation project for Maritime Safety Information (MSI) broadcasts to ships in waters outside the coverage of terrestrial communication systems.
Iridium... It's A DaMSA Good Idea (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) is collaborating with the Danish Maritime Safety Administration (DaMSA) in EfficienSea, a pilot e-Navigation project for Maritime Safety Information (MSI) broadcasts to ships in waters outside the coverage of terrestrial communication systems.
Gilat... You Can Bank On It... (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) has been selected by Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB) to provide a SkyEdge II broadband satellite network.
World Teleport Association... And The Winner, Please... (Event)
[SatNews] World Teleport Association has opened the application process for its 2010 Top Operators rankings, the world's only yearly rankings of teleport operating companies by revenue and growth rate.
GeoEye... Paris Prize Placement (Award)
[SatNews] GeoEye, Inc. (Nasdaq: GEOY) has been named Earth Observation Operator of the Year by Euroconsult.
Moving On Up @ KVH...
[SatNews] KVH announces the selection of Mr. Patricio Baez to serve as the company’s new vice president of commercial sales, Americas.
Comtech Telecommunications + CPI Int'l... The Merger Is Off!
Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) and CPI International, Inc. (Nasdaq:CPII) have announced that, effective as of September 7, 2010, they have terminated the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated May 8, 2010, among Comtech, Angels Acquisition Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Comtech, and CPI.