Current Satellite News
November 8th, 2010
Harris + Schlumberger's CGS Business... Acquiring Minds Wish To Know...
Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) an international communications and information technology company, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global Connectivity Services (GCS) business from Schlumberger Information Solutions, an operating unit of Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB).
Comtech Telecommunications... Turbo Mode (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Comtech Telecommunications Corp.'s (Nasdaq:CMTL) Tempe, Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., obtained $1.9 million in orders from U.S. government agencies for its turboIP-G2 Performance Enhancement Proxies.
Lockheed Martin... Deliverable Is... Delivered! (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] The Lockheed Martin-led team developing the nexgen Global Positioning System (GPS III) has completed the programs first contract deliverable ahead of schedule.
COM DEV's Contract...It Pays To Switch (SAT)
[SatNews] COM DEV International Ltd. (TSX: CDV), today was awarded contracts to provide switches and other microwave components for a commercial communications satellite.
Eutelsat Communications... Definitely For The Birds (CONTENT)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has announced that Nilesat, the Egyptian satellite company, has inked a 10-year contract for five transponders at the 7 degrees West orbital position.
Astrium Provides Innovative Security And A Launch (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Astrium has today launched a range of innovative satcom products designed to optimize network efficiency, maximize bandwidth and increase mobility for their end-users.
Advantech + Agile Communications... DoD Deliveries Done (MILSATCOM)
[SatNews] Agile Communications has selected and successfully delivered the Advantech DVB-RCS/S2 hub and remote terminals to the U.S. DoD for in-theatre use.
Ariane 5...High Five For Heavy-Lift (Launch)
[SatNews] The Ariane 5 for Arianespace's fifth heavy-lift mission of 2010 has moved to the Final Assembly Building at the Spaceport in French Guiana, where it willbe fitted with a dual-passenger payload of the Intelsat 17 and HYLAS 1
PCI Geomatics Moving On Up...Board Of Directors
[SatNews] While the industry will remember Dr. Robert (Bob) Moses, his legacy prevails as PCI Geomatics announces the appointment of...
MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates... Financially Speaking...
[SatNews] MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (TSX: MDA) has executed definitive agreements for the sale of its Property Information business, which is principally located in the US and Europe.
Intelsat... Financially Speaking...
[SatNews] Intelsat S.A. has reported results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2010.
TeleCommunication Systems... Financially Speaking...
[SatNews] TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) has reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010.
Espial... Browser Bonanza (Software)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Espial?, a provider of On-Demand TV solutions, has now made available their Espial TV Browser, powered by Intel set-top box (STB) reference platforms based on the Intel? Atom(tm) processor CE4100 and the recently announced Intel? Atom processor CE4200.
Thomson Video Networks... Disaster Defense (Hardware)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Thomson Video Networks has announced that France T?l?visions has installed a disaster recovery solution using Thomson's Sapphire broadcast servers and ProConsultant Informatique Louise broadcast management software.