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December 11th, 2014
Fregat + Fairing Finished—Arianespace Milestone For O3b Launch Completed
Thales Alenia Space built the satellites as prime contractor, with the spacecraft having individual liftoff masses of 700kg.
Boeing's CDR For Ground Segment Completed As Well As Baseline Design For NASA's CST-100
“This is an important step towards achieving human-rated certification."—Boeing Commercial Crew Program Manager John Mulholland.
Harris' WxConnect To Play Its Role For NOAA
"These Harris products allow forecasters to exploit new capabilities from the next generation satellites..."—Romy Olaisen, Vice President, Global Weather Solutions, Harris Government Communications Systems.
iDirect's Evolution Brings The Comms Needed To Remote Areas In The Philippines 
"Globe Business will leverage iDirect’s best-in-class satellite capabilities and further strengthen our commitment..."—Nikko Z. ACOSTA, Senior Vice President, Globe Business.
To Russia, With HX Gateway—Hughes To Modernize ROILCOM's System
“The telecommunication services market is very competitive and operators need to stay ahead of the game."—Andrey Makarov, CEO, ROILCOM.
Edmond de Rothschild Buys Into Thomson Video Networks
 "We are now fully equipped to accelerate growth and deploy our new 'Behind Every Screen' strategic approach..."—Christophe Delahousse, CEO of Thomson Video Networks.
Moving On Up @ Intelsat Is Stephen Spengler, The New Deputy Chief Executive Officer...
Effective immediately, Intelsat has a new Deputy Chief Executive Officer...
EMC + Ceona's On-Board Communications For Flagship O&G Vessel...Go 10,000 Feet Deep 
This vessel will be outfitted with on-board communications that parallel all of the ship's other cutting edge elements.
ESA + USGS Water Science School Reveal Mexico City"s Dramatic Collapse Of Earth Due To Water Extraction
...Earth imaging photos of Mexico City reveal ground deformation when ground water is extracted, whether by drought or man. 
M2M World Alliance Foot Print Just Got Larger w/Telenor Connexion
Multinational corporations planning to roll out connected devices worldwide face a multitude of hurdles.
Myanmar Encouraged By CommuniCast 2014 Will Launch Ambitious Satellite + ICT Programs
"...this sent a strong message to the world that Myanmar is committed to infrastructure development on a truly massive scale..."
Uplogix + MTN Communications Combine Talents On Maritime Vessels + Provide Out-Of-Band Access + More
 "...[this] software supports one of many initiatives we have underway to transform at-sea communications for customers..."
Optus10 Opens For Aussies...Commercial Services Include Backhaul + Connection Services 
..."we have a proven track record of providing seamless broadcast and communication services to Australians everywhere.”
Gilat + OpenSky Order VSAT Network For ANTEL = Internet Access To Schools + Defense Related Enterprises
“We were looking for a technologically strong satellite platform provider to meet a very demanding set of needs."