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March 24th, 2015
 
 
U.S. Navy's Third MUOS Satellite Successfully Deploys Harris Mesh Antennas
"This third on-orbit deployment again demonstrates how the unique design and flexibility of our mesh reflectors is meeting the needs of the MUOS satellite program."—Bill Gattle, V.P. + G.M., National Programs, Harris Government Communications Systems.
 
Capacity On MEASAT's AFRCIASAT-1a Afforded To iSat Africa Ltd.
"AFRICASAT-1a will play a key role in serving the region’s rising demand for managed services.”—Raj Malik, Sr. V.P., MEASAT.
 
CEO of Gilat Satellite Networks Is Stepping Down—Dov Baharav Stepping Up...
Dov Baharav, Gilat's Chairman of the Board will assume the position of interim CEO until a new CEO is appointed.
 
Datum Systems Incorporates XipLink Tech In Their Dual Optimized M7 Satellite Modems
“The XE-Series of software will also include XipLink Real Time (XRT) functionality to further extend and improve the current high performance Datum Systems line of satellite modems.” Bruce Bednarski, Sr. V.P.,  XipLink.
 
NSR To Hold A Webinar That Answers The Question—"Can Commercial Satellites Still Compete?"
Join NSR for this free webinar that will examine current and future challenges in the Government and Military Satellite Communications Markets.
 
For Enterprise Customers Of Inmarsat's Global Xpress, SpeedCast Is Now An Authorized VAR
"Inmarsat’s portfolio of SATCOM solutions, including the Global Xpress service, is a valuable addition to our comprehensive suite of satellite solutions.”—Andrew Burdall, V.P., Strategic Business Development, SpeedCast.
 
Users Can Avail Themselves Of A New Satellite-Based Tracking Solution From Numerex—SmartGuide™
"This new pre-packaged service offers customers everything they need to immediately track and monitor vital assets around the clock and around the world."—Scott Wiley, Sr. V.P., Marketing + Product Management, Numerex.
 
Managed Remote Comms From RigNet Picked Up By Major Gulf Of Mexico O&G Operators
Through this contract, RigNet is delivering a fully-managed end-to-end IP network solution using VSAT technology for last-mile connectivity.
 
Collaboration 'Tween TeamCast + Integrasys For CID Insertion + Monitoring
“Integrasys has been working actively on Carrier ID initiative since 2013 supporting IRG."—Alvaro Sanchez, Sales & Marketing Manager, Integrasys.
 
The Fukushima Daiichi Power Plant On The Four Year Anniversary Of The Disaster, Captured By DigitalGlobe
As Japan marks the anniversary of the March 11, 2011 disaster, officials concede that recovery throughout the region is lagging.
 
EARSC Survey On The European Earth Observation Sector Has Now Launched
The study provided some essential lines to understand the complexity of the Earth Observation (EO) industry.
 
Environmental Impact Assessments x4 Delivered By Proteus
"We classified protected habitats such as sea grasses and coral reefs to a grid resolution of two to five meters in size."—David Critchley, CEO, Proteus.
 
Two Wins For Advantech Wireless
“It is a great honor to be recognized and distinguished with not just one but these two prestigious awards."—David Gelerman, President + CEO, Advantech Wireless.
 
Honeywell Global Tracking Drills Into Support For OES Oilfield Services Group
“Honeywell Global Tracking will help OES with maintaining and inspecting rigs for safety, and securing them properly for a lifetime of work.”—Dr. Maitland Hyslop, CEO, OES.
 
GL Communications Announces A Sweet Global System For Mobile Enhanced Test Suite
"The Global System for Mobile (GSM) is the global standard for mobile voice and data communications.
 
Télécoms Sans Frontières Provides Communications After Angry Cyclone Pam Devastates Vanuatu
Communications from Telecoms Sans Frontiéres reports on their assistance after cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu, an island nation located in South Pacific Ocean.
 
ABI Research Sees 17 Percent CAGR For Connected Medical Equipment
“Today, the top MRI manufacturers offer some variation in IoT-type services including remote monitoring, predictive maintenance, and remote diagnostics."—Practice Director Dan Shey, ABI Research.
 
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems ...Says Thanks w/Awards To Spot-On Suppliers
"A key component behind GA-ASI's success is our highly skilled and dependable supply chain, consisting of dozens of suppliers who are committed to sustaining our line of life-saving, highly reliable RPA for customers worldwide,"