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December 10th, 2010
U.S. Army... Army Satellite Success With SpaceX (Launch)
[SatNews] The Army's first satellite in more than 50 years piggybacked into low earth orbit Wednesday as part of SpaceX's launch of its two-stage Falcon 9 booster rocket and prototype reusable space capsule, Dragon.
Russia... Proton M Not At Fault (Launch)
[SatNews] The preliminary report of the Russian State Commission investigating the cause of the Proton M Block DM-03 GLONASS launch failure on December 5 exonerates the performance of the Proton M, built and operated by Khrunichev State Research and Production Center (Khrunichev) as a cause of the Proton M Block DM-03 GLONASS mission failure.
Marlink... Sealink Cemented In (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Marlink is to provide its Sealink(tm) VSAT service to GC Rieber Shipping, a global operator of vessels within the subsea, polar expedition and marine seismic segments.
AsiaSat... Ensuring Big Loves + Big Sparks (Content)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] BIG CBS Networks Pvt. Ltd. has launched BIG CBS Prime, the first of its three new English entertainment channels, on AsiaSat 3S operated by Asia Satellite Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (AsiaSat).
ATCi... Crossing More Streams (SATCOM)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] MeshTV — a subsidiary of ATCi (Antenna Technology Communications Inc.) — has announced that its updated service, that runs multiple dedicated live stream content, can now be formatted for mobile devices, while providing comprehensive monetization and in-depth user analytics.
IABM... Trending Up (Report)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] A worldwide broadcasting industry that is in steady recovery, although somewhat lagging in North America, is the overall picture painted by the latest Industry Trends Survey released by the IABM (International Association of Broadcasting Manufacturers).
Miranda + Scripps Networks... Vertigo Is Beneficial (Hardware)
[SatBroadcasting(tm)] Scripps Networks is introducing more streamlined graphics workflows across its popular specialty channels, namely HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, Travel Channel, Cooking Channel and Great American Country, using a Vertigo XG graphics system from Miranda.