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May 19th, 2014
 
 
AT&T + DIRECTV—Major Acquisition Announced (Business—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] AT&T (NYSE:T) and DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV) have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which AT&T will acquire DIRECTV in a stock-and-cash transaction for $95 per share based on AT&T’s Friday closing price...
 
NASA + SpaceX—Cargo Splashdown (Spacecraft)
[SatNews] SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down at 3:05 p.m. EDT last Sunday, in the Pacific Ocean, approximately 300 miles west of Baja California, returning...
 
NovelSat—Technology Showcase @ CommunicAsia2014 + BroadcastAsia2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] The NovelSat team will be presenting their solutions in Singapore during CommunicAsia2014 and BroadcastAsia 2014, from...
 
NASA + ITT Space Systems LLC—Cloud Considerations (Satellite—Instruments)
[SatNews] NASA has awarded ITT Space Systems LLC, a subsidiary of Exelis, Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana, a contract to provide the Radiation Budget Instrument (RBI), a...
 
ASDReports—Military Communications Market Examined (Analysis | Report)
[SatNews] Military communications equipment is now viewed as essential to the functioning of modern armed forces—their role is as a force multiplier, providing...
 
Northrop Grumman—Technology Showcase @ 30th Space Symposium (Event)
[SatNews] Northrop Grumman (NYSE:NOC) will highlight its expertise in protecting the nation, our allies and advancing space exploration at...
 
Thuraya Telecommunications + ViaSat Inc.—A Meaningful Move (M2M)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications Company and ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) have signed a partnership agreement to develop and launch a dedicated Machine-to-Machine (M2M) platform ...
 
Telit Wireless Solutions + Laipac—Elder Care (M2M)
[SatNews] Telit Wireless Solutions has announced that the Laipac S911 Lola personal locator integrates Jupiter JF2 and GE865 modules to provide instant location and two-way voice...
 
Arianespace + Soyuz...Prepare To Launch The Fifth In Galileo's Program
[SatNews] ...firing a pyrotechnic separation system to release them in opposite directions at the orbital insertion point.
 
Entropic + Inverto Digital Labs—Technology Showcase @ ANGACOM 2014 (Event—SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Entropic (Nasdaq:ENTR) and Inverto Digital Labs have announced the new Inverto Unicable II Multi-switch and Low Noise Block (LNB) products, based on Entropic's EN5520...
 
O3b Networks + Timor Telecom—Broadband Betterment (SATCOM—Capacity)
[SatNews] O3b Networks and Timor Telecom (TT)  have announced an agreement for  high throughput, low latency capacity that will enable  Timor Telecom to provision new much...
 
HeliosNet® + Newtec...Power To The People + Broadband Service To Eastern Russia (Broadband)
 [SatNews] ...using Ku-band, the terminals can be upgraded to operate in Ka-band... simple change of the interactive LNB and no hardware adaptation to the satellite modem or the antenna.
 
Moog + MSFC—Technology Showcase @ 30th Space Symposium (Event—3-D Printing)
[SatNews] Moog Inc. and the NASA George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) have developed a high-pressure throttling valve for a Cryogenic Affordable Upper Stage Engine...
 
Space Foundation—Global Space Activity Examined In Detail (Analysis | Reports)
[SatNews] The global space economy grew to $314.17 billion in commercial revenue and government budgets in 2013, reflecting growth of 4 percent from the 2012 total of $302.22 billion. Commercial activity...
 
NOAA + IADB—Disaster Resource Deployments To Be Promo'd (Imagery)
[SatNews] NOAA signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB) to explore cooperation in promoting programs and projects that use NOAA satellite imagery to quickly...
 
HISPASAT Takes A Stand... At Two Events...ANGA COM + BIT Broadcast 2014 (Events)
[SatNews]... has established itself as a leading operator for distributing audiovisual channels via satellite, and for broadcasting ...
 
NASA's International Space Apps Winners ...Nothing Like A Worldwide "Hackathon" To Improve Life On Earth
[SatNews] ... a worldwide "hackathon" to spark innovation with direct application to future space missions and improve life on Earth.
 
Arianespace Announces New Communication Vice President (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] ... will benefit from her strategic vision and her expertise in communication, press relations, digital and public affairs, as well as...