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June 9th, 2015
 
 
Star Times Extends Their SES Partnership On SES-5 + Biewer In As CEO Of LuxGovSat
"Both SES and StarTimes have continued to invest in the African market over the past few years."—Ferdinand Kayser, COO, SES.
 
Acquiring Minds Wish To Know: RR Media Continues Their Acquisition Moves, This Time For SatLink Communications
"This acquisition is expected to contribute to our bottom line in 2015 and beyond."—Avi Cohen, CEO, RR Media.
 
A New COTM Link For Military Vehicles + UAS From CPI
The GMA-100QB includes a compact multiband high gain directional antenna array, enabling long range LOS datalinks, and a broadband omnidirectional antenna for close-in/overhead communications.
 
Harris Brings Their Tactical Radio Expertise To Support The Australian Defence Force
This is a performance-based contracting model that supports the ADF's  the Joint Project 2072 Battlespace Communications program.
 
Launch Systems Testing @ Russia's New Vostochny Space Center Is Now Ahead Of Schedule
"As much as 96 percent of all the equipment for the technological complex has been delivered to the site."
 
An Upcoming Satellite Build Will Include COM DEV International Equipment
Work will be carried out at COM DEV's facilities in Cambridge over the next year. 
 
Globecomm Named By Inmarsat As A VAR For GX For The Maritime Market
Globecomm was previously as a GX VAR for the Enterprise and Global Government markets.
 
Largest Order For Their NewGen Ka-Band Systems Received By C-COM Satellite Systems
"This significant order from Primetech for the UK confirms the increasing popularity of the iNetVu® antennas over the Eutelsat KA-SAT coverage area."—Leslie Klein, President + CEO, C-COM Satellite Systems.
 
 Cobham SATCOM + Hawaiian Airlines... Aloha! As They Allow For FANS + Certify Aviator 300D On Boeing Aircraft 
It supports flight deck voice services and provides dedicated IP connectivity to the cockpit, enabling access to new applications such as Electronic Flight Bags and flight data transmission.
 
The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission Spacecraft Will Come Raining Down Soon... Re-entry Not Expected To Be Dangerous
The chance that one of these pieces would strike someone is approximately 1 in 4,200, which is a relatively low chance.
 
InfiNet Wireless Breaks The Ice w/Communications ... Provides Wireless Network For 16 Ice Breakers In Finland
The network coverage area is in excess of 10,000 square kilometers and has to travel to break ice measuring 1.5 meters thick, and provide assistance to other vessels. 
 
Avanti Communications Acquires Contracts From South Africa's SENTECH
This will enable us to provide robust connectivity services which extend our broadband infrastructure to some of the most remote sections of the country.
 
Intelsat S.A. Accelerates Inflight Broadband Connectivity... Takes It One Further w/IntelsatOne® Flex
...enables Intelsat’s distribution partners and their aeronautical customers to access bandwidth when and where it is needed the most without the complexity of managing multiple beams and satellites.
 
Naval Surface Warfare Center Has Iridium Support From NAL Research
Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by May 2020.
 
Complimentary Keysight Technologies Webinar Digs Into Maximizing Oscilloscope Measurements
It is important to understand both the measurement capabilities of your oscilloscope and the different factors that influence the effectiveness of specific measurements.
 
France Télévisions Contribution Network Obtains Empowerment From ATEME's Kyrion
“This enabled seamless transition from MPEG2 SD legacy encoders to a H.264 HD service within weeks.”—Emmanuel Boureau, V.P., Sales, ATEME.
 
IoT Deployment Now Simplified... WebNMS + Option Integrate Solutions With Smart M2M Gateway
"This cooperation expands our ecosystem with a hardware platform supported by global network operators, including operators in the U.S. and Europe.”—Prabhu Ramachandran, Director, WebNMS.
 
Portable Test Amplifier For RF + Microwave Engineers Debuts From AtlanTecRF
"This neatly designed and very adaptable unit brings a robust solution to a potentially costly component replacement problem.”—Geoff Burling, CEO, AtlanTecRF.