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Arianespace—Intelsat, DIRECTV + ARSAT Under The Fairing (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Pre-launch payload processing is moving into full swing for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 flight, with the mission’s ISDLA-1 telecommunications satellite now...
 
Arianespace—ISDLA-1 Is In-House (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews]  Payload preparations for Arianespace’s next Ariane 5 flight are moving into their full pace with delivery of the mission’s other passenger—ISDLA-1—to...
 
Ariane 5 Readies... For ARSAT-1 + SSL's ISDLA-1... To Take To The Skies Soon
[SatNews] ...will greatly expand direct-to-home entertainment offerings in Latin America, as well as provide backup and restoration services...
 
Conax + Millicom—Protection Provisioning (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] Conax, part of the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) is providing the international telecommunications and media company, Millicom, with content protection for its...
 
CPI Satcom—Uplink Support For Brazilian Ministry of Defense (SATCOM—HPAs)
[SatNews] Communications & Power Industries (CPI) Satcom Division has been selected to supply high power uplink amplifiers (HPAs) to support the Brazilian government’s...
 
Arianespace, ARSAT + Intelsat—Two More For Ascent In October (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Pre-launch processing is now underway in French Guiana with ARSAT-1, one of two satellite passengers that will be orbited on...
 
Arianespace, MEASAT + Optus—A Double Development For The Ariane 5 (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] The Arianespace heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission with telecommunications satellites for two leading Asia-Pacific operators has received the “green light” for...
 
SpeedCast + Jan De Nul Group—Dredging Up A Maritime Contract (SATCOM)
[SatNews] SpeedCast International Limited (SpeedCast) has been awarded a multi-year contract from Jan De Nul Group, a leading expert in...
 
Inmarsat—Technology Showcase @ IACP Interseg 2014 (Event—Comms)
[SatNews] Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L) will be showcasing its latest technologies used by government departments around the world at...
 
International Datacasting + Grimsat—LATAM Deployment (SatBroadcasting™—Encoder)
[SatNews] International Datacasting Corporation (TSX:IDC) has shipped the new TITAN 3...
 
MONDAY UPDATE: AsiaSat + SpaceX—A Collaborative Effort As AsiaSat 6 Heads Into Orbit  (Launch)
[SatNews] AsiaSat 6, the newest communications satellite of Asia Satellite Telecommunications Company Limited (AsiaSat), successfully lifted off on...
 
Arianespace, MEASAT + Optus—Heavy Lifting With MEASAT-3b + Optus 10 Set For Next Week (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Payload integration is underway for Arianespace’s upcoming heavy-lift Ariane 5 mission, which is scheduled for next week...
 
Eutelsat Gains A Larger Footprint With New CEO Of Alterna TV  (Executive Move | Business Move)
[SatNews] Benefiting from their international footprint and global presence, the company will also make channels available for the first time in other territories such as Europe, Africa, and Asia.
 
Arianespace—Argentina's First Set For French Guianan Push (Launch Preparations) + Moving On Up... Hundt To CFO (Business)
[SatNews] The first geostationary satellite built in Argentina—ARSAT-1—has been delivered to French Guiana, where this...
 
Arianespace—Fueled + Fit (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Preparations continue to move ahead for Arianespace’s Ariane 5 Flight VA218, as the Optus 10 spacecraft has undergone...
 
Advantech Wireless—A-SAT™ @ SET EXPO 2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] Advantech Wireless Inc., a manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems, presented a live demo of its Next Generation...
 
Gogo + Aeromexico—Airline Wingding Debut (IFE)
[SatNews] Gogo has announced the company has signed a definitive agreement with Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, to provide...
 
NewSat + MEASAT—Payload Prepped + Ready To Perform (Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] NewSat has announced that MEASAT has confirmed the MEASAT-3b satellite, which will host the Jabiru-2 payload, is scheduled for launch...
 
Newtec—Technology Showcase @ SET 2014 (Event—SATCOM)
[SatNews] At the SET tradeshow in São Paulo, Brazil, the broadcast aspect of Newtec Dialog will be highlighted—Newtec Dialog is a scalable and flexible...
 
SatNews Alert — Arianespace + European Space Agency—Non-Compliant Orbit For “Doresa” and “Milena.”(Post-Launch)
[SatNews] According to some late breaking information from Arianespace, there may be an anomaly regarding the Galileo satellites' separation from the Soyuz launch vehicle.