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November 2nd, 2017
 
 
Airbus Reports that EchoStar-105/SES-11 has Gained Orbit
Following the satellite's launch on October 11, the EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite — built by Airbus Defence and Space — reached its geostationary...
 
Air Force Finally Receives GPS Next Generation Operational Control System
OCX has had numerous challenges delaying the delivery of this critical capability, and this delivery marks a significant program milestone...
 
Forest Management Works in France to be Protected with SPOT Gen 3
Société Forestière conducted trials of GSM-based alternatives, including iPhone apps, but these were deemed insufficient due to inadequate reach...
 
WTA's Prestigious Teleport Awards Now Open for Nominations
Winners receive a presentation photograph, and Award as well as assistance with the promotion of their achievement. The Teleport Awards for...
 
Mills Appointed as New Global VP of Sales at Newtec
Prior to joining Newtec, Mills was Head of Global Sales and Marketing, Secure Communications, at Airbus Defence and Space where he gained...
 
SES Government Solutions Gains Inclusion for GSA's CS3 Consideration
Industry awardees will be able to bid on opportunities with a budget ceiling of $2.5 billion. The Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract...
 
An Even Speedier CDM-760 Advanced Modem from Comtech EF Data
Now with 2X faster speeds, the CDM-760 supports > 720 Mbps simplex and > 1.4 Gbps duplex data rates. The Gigabit capability enables faster data...
 
Cloud-Based Delivery Platform and New Ka-Band Services Debut from SatADSL
Through SatADSL’s C-SDP, a complete OSS/BSS, carrier-grade, fully redundant platform, telcos and service providers can, for the first time, offer,...
 
Boeing's Outreach ... $50+ Million in Grants to 500 Nonprofits Worldwide and Special $25M for Veterans' Programs
Includes three-year commitment of $25 million in support of veterans' programs and services
 
Final Round of Tests For ESA's Aeolus Satellite are Underway
Aeolus carries one of the most sophisticated instruments ever to be put into orbit — Aladin — which includes two powerful lasers, a large telescope and...
 
DigitalGlobe and Orbital Insight Partner and Set Their Sights on Expanding Their Scope Globally
use cases like estimating harvest yields, more accurate retail predictions, assessing the societal and economic status of large regions and monitoring... 
 
Gilat Gains LATAM LTE Backhaul Contract
Gilat was selected for this end-to-end managed services project due to its proven expertise with LTE satellite backhaul deployments at tier-1 mobile...
 
Long-Range Test-Flight Comms Using Narrower Bandwidth to be Advanced by University of Kansas Researchers
Now, researchers at the University of Kansas School of Engineering have earned a three-year, $1 million grant from the National Spectrum Consortium...