Current Satellite News
February 3rd, 2015
Russia No Longer Interested In Ukrainian Built Launch Vehicles
The satellites that had planned to be launched via Zenit rockets will now be delivered to the orbit by new Angara series boosters.
KVH's Mini-VSAT Broadband Network Delivers New Prioritized + Protected VoIP Service
A new dedicated voice channel provides quality VoIP calls independent of broadband usage on the vessel...
Turksat Gets A Boost...Selects Hughes' JUPITER ... Enhances Turksat's Services To Turkey, Europe + Middle East
...the JUPITER system's modular design makes it the ideal, future-proof platform for operators to gain technology and cost advantages.
NSSLGlobal Report... Sea-Based Connectivity To Mirror Home-Based Experience
NSSLGlobal’s survey of 238 superyacht crewmembers has revealed that nearly half feel connectivity should be the same or nearly the same as they can experience at home.
Space Data Association's New Chairman...From Eutelsat
The organization runs an automated space situational awareness system designed to reduce the risks of on-orbit collisions and radio frequency interference.
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Amps Up... Small But Mighty...Amplifier For Ka-Band SATCOM
A new RF and microwave device, small in size but big on delivery.
Northrop Grumman Ramps Up For Hawks... Production Of Global Hawks For Republic Korea's Air Force
...it represents the first time a Global Hawk has been sold to an allied nation in the Asia-Pacific region under the Foreign Military Sales process.
ORBIT... OceanTRx™4 Maritime VSAT Ships Out To Asian Navy
maritime satellite communication systems are deployed at more than 20 navies worldwide, as well as being used in market segments such as homeland security, Oil & Gas, leisure and commercial shipping.
SpeedCast Sat Services Is Welcomed Aboard Vessels ... Supports Gearbulk's VSAT Transition
...will be used aboard 50 cargo vessels and several tankers to support Gearbulk’s transition into the global broadband VSAT communications era.
Globalstar's Great Catch...Sound Safety Solutions + Selling Fish At Sea
New Sat-Fi device puts multi-user Wi-Fi onto any boat, wherever it is
MaxLinear To Acquire Entropic...Adding Significant Scale To Both
"These are two excellent companies in the industry, and I believe our stakeholders will benefit from the resources and scale that the combination will provide.”
Student Satellite Build Competition Winners Announced By Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
"We had a remarkable field of competitors this year, and we commend the hard-work, passion and professionalism of these young great minds."—Dr. David Voss, University Nanosat Program Manager, AFRL.