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May 6th, 2015
 
 
SBIRS Ground System Is All Under Control @ The Space & Missile Systems Center
"This was a major milestone for the program and a major step forward towards SBIRS Ground  operational acceptance next year. "—Col. Mike Guetlein, Remote Sensing Systems Program Office Director, SMC.
 
Eutelsat Broadband KA-SAT Access Services For Business Being Replaced With tooway™ Business Solutions Services
“With tooway™ Business we are providing a range of improved broadband solutions in step with the needs of our business customers that are simple to understand, convenient to use and offer outstanding value for money."—Jean-Francois Fenech, G.M., Eutelsat Broadband.
 
New, Advanced Data For The Nepal Earthquake Disaster Provided By Caltech + JPL Scientists
"I fully expect that, within five years, this kind of information will be available within hours of big disasters."—Mark Simons, professor of geophysics at Caltech.
 
SpaceX's Big Pad Launch Abort System Test Today... From 0 To 100 In One Second
It involves a dragon and the first test of a launch abort system...and the company admits that the possibility of delays and other issues are high...
 
Turkey's Earth Observation GÖKTÜRK-1 Satellite Prepares For Upcoming Environmental Test 
Earth Observation to assist both Turkish military and civilian purposes is the ambitious goal.
 
SpaceX... Good Dragon! Crew Was Successful +  No Humans Would Have Been Hurt
Lasting less than two minutes, the test simulated how Dragon would carry astronauts to safety if an emergency occurred on the launch pad.
 
Speedy Ka-Band Satellite Internet Provisioning With New STMicroelectronics Demodulator Chip
This represents a valuable step change to what has been available, while simultaneously optimizing the bandwidth efficiency that can be achieved in the lower-frequency Ku-band."—Eric Benoit, Head of Product Line, Headed Platforms, Consumer Product Division, STMicroelectronics.
 
Honeywell Aerospace Boosts Business w/New Multifunction Router... Connects On Ground + In Air
The router provides all cabin network functions such as onboard Wi-Fi and telephone systems keeping passengers connected and productive...
 
MTN Delivers A Big Punch... Only Live Broadcast Of The Heavy Weight Fight Delivered in International Waters  
Considering that some of the tickets sold for upwards of $80,000 each, these were much more affordable seats, and in the comfort of a luxurious cruise ship as well.
 
Inmarsat's New Global Xpress® Catapults CNN's Coverage From Nepal's Devastation
Global Xpress® will deliver streaming IP speeds more than ten times faster than its previous live video 'X-Stream' L-band service via BGAN.
 
Gilat's Webinar ...Mobile Network Operators Providing Demands Of LTE Networks...More + Faster 
...will discuss how satellite backhaul answers these challenges, and allows MNOs to maintain their competitive advantage.
 
LBX + A Satellite Make Light Of Concerns For Heavy Machinery Tracking... RemoteCARE®
RemoteCARE provides timely and reliable machine location, operational performance, working status and periodic maintenance reporting, as well as offering 24 hour security and geofencing capabilities.
 
NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 3rd Edition... Makes A Splash As They Dive Into Maritime Markets
...from the opportunity for M2M/IoT to the latest Non-GEO HTS capacity slated to launch. 
 
NSSLGlobal's Satellite Equipment Only Lifeline As Two Soldiers Kayak In Arctic Waters...For 100 Days
This expedition takes place in one of the most remote and inhospitable areas on Earth, the satellite communications are the only way to remain connected...
 
SES Partners w/ I DO IT... A Ku-Band Flat Antenna Goes Where Others Can't
This new antenna can be discreetly installed where standard parabolic antenna may not be suitable, such as apartment blocks in cities.
 
Comprehensive Testing Of 10G Ethernet/IP Networks Offered In GL Communications' New PacketExpert 10G™
GL also offers Touchscreen Handheld PacketExpert 10G™ version of 10G Ethernet/IP Tester with a Tablet PC mounted on PacketExpert 10G™.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: 2wcom's Product Presence @ CommunicAsia2015
Formed in 1996 with the buyout of Rohde & Schwarz’s FM/RDS product range, 2wcom has its development and manufacturing headquarters in Germany.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: The GoldTS Reference Technology Among Products To Be Highlighted @ CommunicAsia2015
GoldTS Reference is a new technology that makes monitoring for digital services much quicker to set up, and fault-tracking much faster, more accurate and secure.
 
Partnership Between Dejero + Aeryon Labs For Real-Time, Drone Captured, HD Video Distribution
This will enable broadcasters to integrate live video captured with drone technology into their newsgathering, sports coverage, and video productions.
 
Northrop Grumman's RQ-4 Global Hawk Continues Its Winning UAV Ways...
Global Hawk has flown 150,000 total flight hours supporting diverse global missions.