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October 28th, 2015
 
 
Eutelsat Signs Up For Thales Alenia Space's All-Electric Satellite
The baseline mission of the new satellite is to provide 75 Gbps of capacity across a network of 65 spotbeams that together provide quasi-complete coverage of Sub-Saharan Africa.
 
The Next GPS IIF-11 Satellite Is Nearing Launch Date + GPS IIF-12 Awaits In The Wings
The GPS constellation provides precise positioning, navigation and timing services worldwide as a free service provided by the U.S. Air Force, seven days a week, 24-hours a day.
 
Some $13.6 Billion In Total Revenues Projected By NSR For Broadband Satellite Market By 2024
If the myriad technical, regulatory, and business challenges are met, NSR forecasts over 1.4 Tbps of demand for Non-GEO constellations across all broadband markets.
 
Euroconsult's Latest Report Finds More Than $80 Billion To Be Invested By Governments In Space
Key metrics such as public investment (funding) in space and government satellites to be launched are analyzed from different angles to provide a 360-degree view of government space programs.
 
Scripps Interactive Network To Ramp Up Broadcast Content Via SES North American Neighborhood Satellites
Scripps Networks Interactive is among the early movers to relocate to the platform, which enables programmers to reach more than 100 million U.S. television homes through virtually every cable TV, IPTV and direct-to-home provider across the region.
 
Keeping Track Of Sky Traffic... PrecisionHawk Works w/USDoT + FAA In Effort To Register UAVs
The task force brings together a diverse group... to develop an augmented registration process for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. 
 
Keysight Technologies To Give Away 1,000 Copies Of Their Updated Spectrum And Network Measurements Book...
The first 1,000 names from companies in the electrical engineering community will be sent the book.
 
PacTV Is Dishing Up Additional Downlink Capabilities
“With the expansion of PacTV London’s downlink capabilities, we can now see more of the European Arc  than ever before."—Nick Castaneda, V.P., Development, PacTV.
 
I.D. Systems Identifies w/Industrial Internet of Things + Multi-Year Contract w/Knight Transportation
...new cellular-based VeriWise systems, which feature a range of enhancements, including easier installation, in-transit reporting and GPS mileage tracking.
 
Washington Space Business Roundtable (WSBR) To Feature Manson Brown Of NOAA At Upcoming Luncheon
The luncheon will be held on November 4 and will focus on the recently released NOAA Commercial Space Policy.
 
More Power To Lockheed Martin, Courtesy Of Saft
Saft will supply high-energy VL48E Li-ion cells with a 3.6V, 48Ah package to power the satellites.
 
Astrosat's eXude Flood Monitoring System Takes Another Win @ Copernicus Masters
The eXude system provides an advanced flood-monitoring tool that makes use of the latest in SAR and radar altimetry data-processing techniques for flood identification and mapping, including urban areas.
 
DigitalGlobe's First... Mapbox Commercial Mapping Platform Purchases 30 cm WorldView-3 Imagery 
“By partnering with DigitalGlobe, we are enabling more efficient management and a richer knowledge of timber assets, allowing for the optimization and preservation of valuable forest resources.”
 
Intelescope Solutions Takes A Hike + Enlists DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data For Forestry Management
Intelescope’s clients, which include forestry land owners, managers and consultants, timber REITs, TIMOs, and pension and hedge funds, are keenly interested to...
 
By 2020, IoT Healthcare To Garner $163.24 Billion
IoT-based solutions are further enabling companies to increase operational efficiency.
 
Microsoft's MAPP To Incorporate Aeryon Labs' SkyRanger™ UAS
By integrating aerial images from Aeryon sUAS with other cutting-edge hardware and software solutions, the MAPP program sets a new technological standard in policing.