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December 19th, 2014
 
 
In March of 2015, Canada Will Auction A Plethora Of Mobile Spectrum
"Spectrum is essential to power our wireless devices, and our government is making it more available than ever before."—James Moore, the Canadian Minster of Industry.
 
The First Indigenous Satellite Build Is Planned By Turkey—TÜRKSAT 6A—Plus, GÖKTÜRK-2 Celebrates Second Anniversary... On Orbit
TAI Facilities in Ankara, Turkey, will build this new satellite...
 
Twenty-Five Year HISPASAT Anniversary Could Also Net Prize Winning Submissions Thousands Of Euros
The prize is open to all submissions from academic and industrial backgrounds that offer a solid, innovative, satellite telecommunications project...
 
Inmarsat's L-Band Antenna Pumps 10Mbps Return Link Connectivity
“Today’s government agencies and military forces are more mobile than ever, and require very nimble communication solutions."—Peter Hadinger, president of Inmarsat U.S. Government Business Unit.
 
Driving The Changes That Are Needed In The Satellite Industry... SSPI's Gala Benefit Dinner
SSPI kicks off their "How Satellites Make A Better World" campaign...
 
Keysight Technologies' New 89600 VSA Software’s Pulse Handles Jamming + Threats
the software's pulse analysis option (BHQ) is used in radar and electronic counter measure applications for threats and jamming responses.
 
GEE—Inflight Entertainment For WestJet Flyers
"This is a first for the airline as it has traditionally managed content services in-house."—Amir Samnani, SVP, Content Services, Global Eagle Entertainment.
 
Harris' Falcon To Improve Philippine Army TacComms
“This order will accelerate tactical radio modernization for the Philippine Army..."—Brendan O’Connell, president, International Business, Harris RF Communications,
 
Unmanned Airborne SAR To Receive Mercury Systems' DSPs
"... our advanced, highly reliable signal processing systems have provided exceptional value and performance in SAR programs..."—Didier Thibaud, President of Mercury’s Commercial Electronics business unit.