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September 10th, 2015
 
 
ABS-3A Ramps Up Ahead Of Schedule + Goes Commercial
...ABS-3A satellite built by Boeing has performed even better than expected having arrived ahead of schedule.
 
Ericsson + Intelsat To Demo A HDR HD Feed @ IBC2015
"This project marks an important next step in the future of broadcasting at a time when picture quality and the viewer experience are so vital to remaining competitive and retaining audiences.”—Peter Ostapiuk, Head of Media Product Services, Intelsat
 
A Variety Of Powerful B'Cast Solutions To Be Presented By Advantech Wireless @ IBC2015
Advantech Wireless robust and flexible Broadcast Solution allows integrators to build high performance DSNG trucks and flyaways.
 
MILCOM 2015 Sets Up In Tampa, Florida, For An Upcoming Major Conference 
Eighteen tutorial topics will be offered.
 
SES Platform Services Is Truly LUCID @ IBC2015
LUCID OVP is an integral part of SES Platform Services’ new “Media Toolbox” concept.
 
Thuraya's New Agreement With US Partner IP Access International
IP Access will deliver Thuraya’s services to its global customer base.
 
Applied Satellite Technology Stands Up + Stands Out w/New AST Inmarsat IsatHub Prepaid Service
The voice app enables the use of the smart device to send and receive voice calls as well as text messages, even if the device is for WiFi use only.
 
ICAO's Global Standard For Flight Tracking Over Oceans Has A Successful Evaluation Conclusion For Inmarsat
“The evaluation was a success and met the ICAO defined requirements and regulatory performance criterion."—Captain Mary McMillan, V.P., Safety and Operational Services Division, Inmarsat.
 
Inmarsat + Securiport Partner To Ensure Security + Disease Control For  International Travel + Migration 
To address issues of security and disease control...
 
Skyline Communications + Telenor Satellite Broadcasting AS Pull Together With DataMiner
DataMiner provides the much wanted 100 percent consistency between the actual network provisioning and TSBc’s service provisioning database.
 
Esterline Receives US$21 Million From General Dynamics UK For Displays + Video Processing Units
Products being supplied include turret crew-station displays, triple-head driver's displays and specialized video-processing hardware.
 
Satellite Broadcast Contract With Avanti Communications Suffuses SIS Live With Robust Content Delivery
The company will have the capability to use Avanti’s HYLAS 1 and HYLAS 2 satellites as part of its satellite product and bandwidth packages.
 
New Archive Server From Bridge Technologies Enhances Monitoring Operations
Users can scrub through the data at any point in the recorded archive, opening and collapsing data tracks, and zooming in to observe fine detail on all the visible tracks.
 
Full Q-Band Support Now Available From WORK Microwave
"It's important to research and test the capabilities of the Q-band now so that satellite operators can be prepared."—Guenter Prokoph, CTO, WORK Microwave
 
Moving On Up... Advantech Wireless' New Global Sales and Business Development Senior V.P.
He was instrumental in establishing a sales pipeline for the Communications Solutions business unit of Exelis (formerly ITT Defense) prior to its $4.6 billion acquisition by Harris.
 
Comms-On-The-Move Product From C-COM Satellite Systems Makes An Important Move Into IBC2015
"The new Ka-band COTM solution from C-COM will cost significantly less than a Ku band COTM antenna and will deliver significantly more bandwidth to the user.”—Leslie Klein, President + CEO, C-COM.
 
Historic Goonhilly Grabs Space @ IBC2015
At IBC2015, GES is showcasing a new broadcast uplink service on Hispasat 1E which provides television distribution services throughout Europe. 
 
Ericsson Acquires Envivio Together They Pool Their Talents
...strengthens video compression position with combination of software and hardware encoding ...and cloud-enabled architectures for video processing.
 
 ETL Systems Signs On ... Joins The Satellite Interference Reduction Group
“Satellite interference is an significant challenge for the industry and it is something we are tackling with our range of products and solutions."