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July 22nd, 2015
 
 
A Fun Twist Despite Today's Scrub Of ULA's Launch ... WGS-7 And James Bond 007
Having a little fun the mission painted on the side of the Delta IV rocket that houses WGS-7 says License to Communicate...
 
Scrub-A-Dub-Dub... ULA's Launch Of Air Force's WGS-7 Postponed
Potential for high winds are the culprit that postponed today's launch.
 
Chinese Interest In Sea Launch?
Currently, Energia of Russia is the majority owner of Sea Launch.
 
Boeing Proves The Power Of Military Ka-Band Services Through Inmarsat-5 F2 Satellite + Demos Digital GPS Signals
“These tests show users how they can seamlessly switch in the field between Inmarsat Global Xpress and WGS signals.”—Jim Mitchell, V.P., Boeing Commercial Satellite Services (BCSS).
 
"Making Waves" Is The Theme Of This Year's CASBAA Convention...
“Linear TV is still a major force in the Asia Pacific region, but there is no denying that the industry today is in a state of flux.”—Christopher Slaughter, CEO, CASBAA.
 
Iridium GO!-ing For Growth With New Third Party Apps
"The diverse range of apps being developed is driving interest in and adoption of the Iridium GO!"—Joel Thompson, V.P. + G.M., Terrestrial Business Unit, Iridium.
 
Thuraya's IP+ Assists Christian Maurer With His Red Bull X-Alps Win
"We were even more confident with the overall race because we had access to reliable data and voice communications from Thuraya IP+ wherever we were located."
 
OriginGPS' Tracker Has The Force... Geoforce... That Stands Up To Harsh Environment GPS Tracking 
"We can help our customers gain asset utilization and in-transit visibility of their container fleet and other assets."—Gary Naden, CTO, Geoforce.
 
World's First Reconfigurable Digital LNB From ProBrand Incorporates MaxLinear's CSS Chipset
“The reconfigurable nature of PBI’s new universal digital LNB is unprecedented and gives operators a new ability to cost effectively deploy multi-channel services.”—Yves Rasse, Sr. Product Line Director, Satellite and Terrestrial TV, PBI.
 
ArcGIS Metrics Extension Licenses To Be Given Away By Avineon @ 2015 Esri User Conference
“Metrics Extension gives ArcGIS users better visibility into their enterprise geodatabase by revealing trends in their global and regional data sets.”—Joel Campbell, V.P., Commercial Systems, Avineon.
 
WTA's Insights From Operators + Vendors' Perspective... Cybersecurity For Teleport & Satellite Operators 
... cybersecurity breaches and hacker attacks are accelerating at a great rate, with 94 percent of all organizations reporting that they had a security breach in the last 12 months.  
 
LizardTech®'s Launch Of GeoExpress® 9.5 Makes Others Green w/Envy @ Esri International User Conference
...the ability to natively compress LiDAR data to MrSID and LAZ formats, saving up to 75 percent on storage space. 
 
Raytheon + Space Foundation Commit For Next Gen ... Bright Minds Grow On Strong STEMs 
MathAlive! has drawn record-breaking attendance at museums across the United States...
 
Spanish Election Receives Total DMNG Coverage Using AVIWEST Systems
"AVIWEST DMNG systems are specifically designed to support broadcasters in the field."—Erwan Gasc, CEO, AVIWEST.