Current Satellite News
October 19th, 2010
UPDATE Soyuz Successfully Sends Off Six Satellites! (Globalstar Launch)
[SatNews] Lots of relief and excitement as the Soyuz Flight ST22 Arianespaces Soyuz mission with the initial cluster of Globalstar second-generation satellites is now underway following liftoff from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Astrium's HYLAS 1... Ahead Of Its Time (Launch)
[SatNews] Ahead of schedule the Highly Adaptable Satellite (HYLAS 1), which was designed and built by Astrium for the satellite broadband operator Avanti Communications, has now arrived at the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana.
Global Gateway... Talent Exposure (Content)
[SatBroadcasting)tm)] Global Gateway Media & Communications, Inc. (Pink Sheets: GGMC) has launched a new, half-hour Entertainment & Arts program that will air Mondays and Sundays at 10:00 am and 10:00 pm Pacific Standard Time, on the Company's global satellite and IPTV network.
ViaSat + ARINC... Acquiring Minds Wish To Know...
[SatNews] ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq:VSAT) has acquired the SKYLink airborne broadband service from ARINC Inc. and added those business jet customers to the ViaSat Yonder(r) high-speed Internet access network.
AST... Warranted Work Welcome (SATCOM)
[SatNews] AST has been appointed as an Inmarsat IsatPhone Pro Repair Partner.
Blue Sky Network... Opening Operator Opportunities (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Blue Sky Network is now a service partner of mobile satellite service provider, Iridium Servi?ios de Satelites S.A. a subsidiary of Iridium Communications Inc.
ESOA... Use That Funding! (Access)
[SatNews] European Satellite Operators have applauded DG Regios Communication entitled Regional Policy contributing to smart growth in Europe 2020.
Globalstar... New Satellites, New Identity (Branding)
[SatNews] As Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT) prepares for today's inaugural launch of its 2G satellites, the company has refreshed its visual branding by introducing a new logo and by launching a new, global, website re-design.
Harris... A Tactical Move In The Middle East (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) has received $12 million in orders for Falcon III(r) and Falcon II?(r) tactical radio systems from a nation in the Middle East.
Boeing + LightSquared... SkyTerra 1 Is Enroute (Launch)
[SatNews] Boeing [NYSE: BA] has shipped the LightSquared SkyTerra 1, a high-capacity mobile communications satellite, from the companys integration and test complex in El Segundo to the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Integral Systems | SAT Corporation... Interfering With Interference (SATCOM)
[SatNews] SAT Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Integral Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISYS), has significantly enhanced its SigMon(r) Radio Frequency (RF) Interference Detection and Geolocation solution to provide advanced broadband Direction-Finding (DF) capability that can locate transmitters in both frequency hopping and Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA) networks.
Iridium... The Switch Is On (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) has contracted with Ericsson Federal Inc. (EFI) to implement a new Ericsson Mobile Softswitch Solution (MSS).
TCS... 3D Adds For The Army (Imagery)
[SatNews] TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS has been awarded a new order with a ceiling value of $9.6 million to provide 3D terrain mapping software and database models as well as training and exercises to the U.S. Army.
Comtech... Coming Soon For The Seas... (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Affordable, high-quality marine broadband is one step closer, with Comtech Mobile Datacom using Dubais GITEX Technology Week to confirm that its new advanced broadband satellite transceiver will be available to commercial fleets in early 2011.
AORA...Says 'A-OK' To MEASAT's DTH Capacity In The 'Hood
[SatNews] MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. and AORA today announced an agreement with AORA that will greatly increase the channels of Direct-To-Home (DTH) service.
MEASAT's Hotbird ...Brings Fashion One 'Styling' To Asia Pacific
MEASAT Satellite Systems Sdn. Bhd. and GlobeCast today agreed to enhance the lives of the fashion conscious viewers in the Asia Pacific region.
Comtech Xicom Technology... @ MILCOM 2010 WITH...
[SatNews] At MILCOM 2010, Comtech Xicom will be presenting their latest innovations in high power amplifiers for SATCOM.
PolarSat... Flight Furtherance (SATCOM)
[SatNews] PolarSat Inc. has received multiple orders for continued expansion of an existing Air Traffic Network in Asia.
Thrane & Thrane... Moniker Makeovers... (Branding)
[SatNews] Following the successful launch of the AVIATOR brand earlier this year, Thrane & Thrane is renaming its SwiftBroadband product portfolio.
Norsat International... A Rugged Rollout (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Norsat International Inc. (Norsat") (TSX: NII and OTC BB: NSATF) has its Microwave Division now has available the 12, 16, 20, 25, 40, 80 Watt lightweight and compact Ku-band BUCs (Block Up-converters).
RapidEye Partners With Geosys To Shoot France
[SatNews] RapidEye announced today that GEOSYS has been chosen by Cemagref to provide the complete coverage of the French territory with RapidEye ortho-rectified satellite imagery.
Avanti Signs Services For HYLAS 1
[SatNews] Avanti Communications (AIM: AVN), the broadband satellite operator, is pleased to announce that it has signed contracts with two new partners for the sale of broadband services to be delivered from HYLAS 1, Europes first Ka Band satellite.
Here's Looking @ Earth... Glacier Gander (ImageryNASA)
[SatNews] Like rivers of liquid water, glaciers flow downhill, tributaries joining to form larger rivers.
Juniper Networks... Financially Speaking...
[SatNews] Juniper Networks (NYSE: JNPR) has reported preliminary financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2010.
Lockheed Martin... Financially Speaking...
[SatNews] Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) has reported third quarter 2010 net sales of $11.4 billion, a 6 percent increase over the $10.8 billion in 2009.
Envivio... @ SCTE Cable-Tec Expo With...
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Envivio will bring to the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo (booth 1537), Oct. 20-22 in New Orleans, a complete demonstration of the three screen video head ends it is providing to three of the five largest cable MSOs in the United States.