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January 28th, 2015
 
 
The Satellite Hall Of Fame Inductees To Be Fêted In DC @ SSPI Event
“We are privileged to honor a set of company founders and technology leaders who have transformed the business of launch, broadband Internet, pay TV and the efficiency and availability of satellite services.”—Robvert Bell, Executive Director, SSPI.
 
Air National Guard To Bring Harris Vehicle Comms Into Play
“The system will allow the ANG to quickly respond to calls for assistance, establish communications, and coordinate missions with local authorities.”—George Helm, President, DoD Business, Harris RF Communications.
 
NASA's Sounding Rockets Head Into Auroras
NASA suborbital sounding rockets carrying university-developed experiments were launched into auroras from the Poker Flat Research Range in Alaska.
 
More Engagement With Industry Is The Goal Of The NGA, According To Cardillo
"We use geospatial data to analyze questions with scientific methods that give unique perspectives grounded in reality."—Robert Cardillo, Director, NGA.
 
ILS Proton Preps ...First Globally Available High-Speed Broadband Network Over Three Inmarsat-5 Sats
GX will consistently deliver higher performance through more compact terminals at a lower cost than existing VSAT services, making it accessible to many more users. 
 
Northern Sky Research...Putting The Brakes On India's Satcom Growth
...the Digital India initiative, a $20B program meant to improve governmental accountability and participation by connecting some 1.3 billion Indians to the World Wide Web.
 
Monnit Is Quite Sensorable
All Monnit wireless sensors include free basic iMonnit online sensor monitoring with SMS text and email alerting.
 
News Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: New CEO @ Encompass Digital Media / AMOS-5 + ACTV / Blonder Tongue's Encoder / ETL Systems' RF Matrices To du / CASBAA's OTT Summit /
New product information and broadcasting news of interest to companies and professionals involved in the satellite broadcasting and related industries...
 
EUMETSAT + Others Digging Into EU Space Policy @ Brussels Conference
The EUMETSAT Director-General will address the session “The fight against climate change: the contribution of satellite technology, in particular Copernicus, in the run-up to COP21.”
 
Moving On Up @ GeoNorth—Heinsius To Director of Sales, Federal Programs
"Jon is exactly what this growing company needs—more people who understand what the end user is trying to do with geospatial data.”—Michael McCarthy, General Manager, GeoNorth.
 
M2M + Big Data Could Revolutionize Business—Free NSR Webinar Explores The Possibilities...
With the M2M/IoT via Satellite market set to almost reach $2.5 billion by 2023, this active sector continues to grow and evolve with changing requirements affecting opportunities differently in various sectors.
 
Crystal's Dynamic Rebranding
“This re-brand reflects our heritage within the industry..."—Roger Franklin, CEO, Crystal.
 
Joining Forces For Advanced Telematics Solutions Are Iridium Communications + Appareo Systems
"This partnership will ensure Appareo solutions serve our current and future customers with the furthest reaching technology."—Jeff Johnson, V.P., Business Development, Appareo.
 
McMurdo Group's ELTs Can Save More Lives... Installed On 636 Of Southwest Airlines' Boeing Fleet 
... in the event of an emergency, enable first responders to locate the aircraft as soon as possible and potentially save more lives...
 
SSC...Swedes Expand Inuvik Satellite Station Facility For Canuck's
...driven by increasing customer demand for communication with polar-orbiting satellites, normally used for Earth observation and atmospheric monitoring. 
 
TE Connectivity's "Z" Connection Has Been Approved
“This solution helps our customers reduce cadmium usage and provides enhanced performance.”—Daniel Redmon, Product Manager, TE Global Aerospace, Defense & Marine.
 
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know—Sensintel Becomes Integrated With Raytheon Company
"Sensintel's expertise in unmanned aircraft systems solutions makes it a natural fit with Raytheon's Advanced Missile Systems product line."—Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, President, Raytheon Missile Systems.