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June 25th, 2015
 
 
Funding To The Tune Of $500 Million Obtained By OneWeb For Their Microsatellite Constellation
“The dream of fully bridging the digital divide is on track to be a reality in 2019.”—Greg Wyler, Founder, OneWeb.
 
OneWeb Signs On With Arianespace For 21 Soyuz Launches + Options For Eight Additional Pushes
The first launch will take place in late 2017 and the full deployment will be completed by the end of 2019.
 
Keynote Address For The Upcoming SATCON Event To Be Delivered By Lt. Gen. John "Jay" Raymond
SATCON is the ideal venue for industry integrators, experts and end-users alike.
 
Upcoming 33rd AIAA Int'l Communications Satellite Systems Conference Set For Australia's Gold Coast
The 2015 ICSSC is a highly technical conference on satellite systems and the event’s theme is High Throughput Satellites, Other Performance Advances and Applications – Keeping Satellites Essential in a Broadband World.
 
The Copernicus Masters EO Competition Invites Participants
The best service implementation will be awarded as the winner of the Copernicus Masters CloudEO—Going Live Challenge with a prize package worth up to 10,000 euros.
 
Soyuz-2.1b Booster Orbits The Russian Defense Ministry's Satellite
The Soyuz 2 Rocket is a three stage carrier rocket designed to put payloads into Low Earth Orbit (LEO).
 
The U.S. Army's "Digital Guardian Angel," Win-T, Has General Dynamics Improving The Technology
"WIN-T Increment 2 puts the power of the Soldier's Network into soldiers hands down to the company level, which is vitally important as the Army evolves into a more expeditionary force."—Chris Marzilli, President, Missions Systems, General Dynamics.
 
ASC Signal Sponsors Second In Video Series “Satellites And The Beautiful Game” = 3 Billion Viewers + $4 Billion Return
How the soccer ball got its design...Needing a design that would show up on black-and-white T they modeled it after the Telstar satellite. 
 
Globalstar Fires Up Botswana's Gateway w/ Simplex Satellite Coverage...African Businesses Benefit + More
Much of the African continent has limited terrestrial and/or mobile infrastructure.
 
 Advantech Wireless' Second Gen GaN Technology SapphireBlu™ Series For Broadcasting Apps
"This is a safe investment for the future.” 
 
World-Link Goes PoP w/A New Inmarsat Agreement
"... we are investing heavily to strengthen our infrastructure and investment with Inmarsat, as well as in our value added services."...
 
Klas Telecom's Voyager ECK Checks Out On The DISA DoD + The DoD's Approved Products List
Government executives can connect to it whatever laptop computer or phone they are accustomed to using and aren’t constrained to interfaces of unfamiliar GOTS personal electronics devices.