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April 26th, 2016
 
 
Marlink Flexes Their SATCOM Services
The service enables Marlink customers to increase their bandwidth on-demand on their VSAT connectivity service.
 
SSL's LEO Award
SSL will also provide the launch and will operate the satellite on orbit.
 
Going CLUBBING With MEASAT Satellite Systems
The channel will reach more than 200 million households across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Australia and East Africa.
 
NSR Finds That The Fundamentals For UltraHD Via Satellite Are Strong
The pieces of the UltraHD puzzle are finally beginning to come together—this will drive higher ARPUs, higher leasing revenues, and global growth opportunities long term.
 
TRACE Urban Channel Heading Into APAC Via ABS-2 Satellite
TRACE Urban is the #1 international urban music channel.
 
DEV Systemtechnik’s New L-Band Matrix Switch Provides Mobile Broadcast TV Production, OB, SNG, And Head Ends A Performance Boost
“Most RF equipment providers have either small or large L-Band Matrix Switches, but nothing in between covering particularly asymmetrical configuration sizes."
 
The Stratobus Project From Thales Alenia Space Has Now Started
Stratobus is an autonomous stratospheric airship that was just approved by the French government’s “investment in the future” program, with funding of 17 million euros.
 
Newtec & Kacific Engage With Dialog
South-East Asia and the Pacific, from Sumatra, Indonesia, to the French Polynesian archipelagos, will ultimately benefit from the Kacific broadband service.
 
NSIDC's Daily Sea Ice Updates In Hot Water... Issues With The Satellite Data 
The special sensor on F-17 is experiencing difficulties, therefore the sea ice time series are temporarily suspended.
 
ESA Says "Fly Your Satellite!" And So They Did... Including A First For Amateur Radio
Signals from all three have been received on Earth.
 
KVH's Milestone Exceeds 6,000 TracPhone Satellite Communications Antenna Systems
Since that early market introduction, the company has ramped up to an average of nearly 1,000 systems per year for five consecutive years...
 
DISA's Name Change Better Reflects True Missions
The 164,000 square foot, $100M facility features a global operations center and also includes a cafeteria and fitness center.