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March 10th, 2016
The MSUA's 2016 Top Maritime Mobility Satcom Innovation Award Goes To Cobham's SAILOR 60 GX
The SAILOR 60 GX is a brand new 60 cm-class antenna system for Inmarsat’s Ka-band Fleet Xpress.
Intelsat General's Encore ...CENTCOM Awards Second Contract = Mideast Military Operations + A Heroic Dog
“This capacity will provide the US military’s deployed command and control nodes with robust reliable communications in remote locations...”
Effective Space Solutions Prepares For Satellite Station Keeping With A GEO Communications Satellite
The company’s on orbit service spacecraft will rendezvous and dock with the customer’s GEO communication satellite to perform station-keeping.
Second CENTCOM Contract Awarded To Intelsat General
The one-year contract calls for 288 MHz of Ku-band service to support U.S. military operations in the CENTCOM Area of Responsibility (AOR).
Mining SATCOM Solutions In Chile Is NewCom International
NewCom’s satellite connectivity solution provided the mining sites with a guaranteed minimum availability of 99.6 percent, ensuring the critical service continuity required.
NovelSat XipLinks In New Integrated Solution Into Their Satellite Modems
The combined TCP acceleration solution, integrated into NovelSat NS3000, NS300 and the new NS300X modems, completely fills data link capacity and compensates for satellite delay.
NexGen Ground Infrastructure Tech From iDirect To Power Cruise VSAT Services From OmniAccess
OmniAccess will be the first to leverage iDirect’s new DVB-S2X-ready universal line cards and new 9350 satellite remote, which exceeds 140 Mbps aggregate throughput.
FCC's Wheeler's Remarks Regarding 5G + Satellite Operators
"Such intransigence was frustrating. I do not believe it was in the satellite industry's interest to stop the ITU from even exploring sharing at 28 GHz."—Tom Wheeler, FCC Chairman.
MSUA Awards Iridium® Push-To-Talk Their Inaugural Top Emergency Response Innovation Award
The “Top Emergency Response Innovation” award recognizes Iridium PTT for enabling rapid and reliable communication for emergency organizations globally.
NSR...Coming Soon UltraHD Via Satellite, 3rd Edition
NSR explores the end-user requirements, ecosystem development, cost considerations and business model options for satellite operators and video platforms alike. 
Enterprise Services For Indonesia To Be Handled By Hughes JUPITER System
Hughes will supply a JUPITER System gateway, to be installed in Jatilahur, Indonesia, and as many as 5,000 terminals.
SATCOM Solutions From SpeedCast For Multinet Pakistan
With support from SpeedCast, Multinet can expand its service coverage to the most remote areas of Pakistan via satellite.