Recent South/Central America News
MSG-4 + Star One C4 Are Now Scheduled For Launch On July 15...
The VA224 launch checks have been satisfactorily completed.
Bolivian Space Agency Selects Gilat... Enables Comprehensive Connectivity Capabilities For National VSAT Platform
“Once ABE launched its own satellite, we enabled them to become a fully integrated satellite operator.”
Axesat's LATAM Services To Leverage The Intelsat EpicNG Platform
Axesat will consolidate services spread across multiple satellites and operators, including Intelsat 805 and Intelsat 14, onto Intelsat 907 at 332.5 degrees East and Intelsat 29e at 310 degrees East.
XV Pacific Games in Port Moresby - Sports Facilities Show Mapping By Pléiades Satellites
Look down now at what will soon be crawling with people come time for the XV Pacific Games.
Star One C4 + MSG-4 Are Into Integration For Arianespace' VA224 Mission
The upcoming mission is designated Flight VA224, signifying the 224th Ariane-series launch to date.
An Evolution For The Largest Distance Learning Program In Brazil Powered By iDirect
“Government data shows that only about one-third of all children in Brazil make it to the sixth grade."—Rob Kilroy, Regional V.P., Sales, iDirect.
Using Portable SATCOM Connections, Among Others, Dejero Pumps Up TV TEM In Brazil
"The Dejero technology has increased the mobility of our news teams and enabled them to go live immediately, rather than waiting for the vehicle to arrive."—Ewerton Maciel, Director of Technology, TV TEM.
Vega Is Rarin' To Go For Its Fifth Launch On June 22nd
After its launch by Vega, Sentinel-2A will join the Sentinel-1A spacecraft orbited by an Arianespace Soyuz mission in April 2014.
Satellite Operator ABE In Bolivia Completes Trial Campaign With Newtec Technology
The Ka-band tests demonstrated three main use-case scenarios.
Operations Cease For NASA's Aquarius Instrument Aboard the SAC-D Satellite
Aquarius was a pathfinder mission to demonstrate that accurate, scientifically-significant measurements of salinity could be made from space.
Gogo On GOL—Airborne Connectivity Is A First For This Brazilian Airline
"This represents the largest aircraft commitment to our 2Ku technology outside of North America."—Michael Small, President + CEO, Gogo.
Sentinel-2A Taking On Its Load For Flight VV05
Sentinel-2A is the latest Earth observation satellite for Europe's ambitious Copernicus initiative, which is headed by the European Commission in partnership with the European Space Agency.
Fit-Check Processes Completed For MSG-4 + Star One C4 By Arianespace For July Launch
Both satellites are now ready for their fueling and subsequent integration on the launch vehicle.
Sentinel-2A Is Fairing Well
The Sentinel-2 mission is dedicated to Europe’s Copernicus environmental monitoring program.
Catel deploys Amino IPTV devices in second wave of Argentinian IPTV rollout
The IPTV service is part of a triple play offering...
Star One C4 Satellite Disembarks In French Guiana Into The Waiting Arms Of Arianespace
The SSL-built Star One C4 features 48 Ku-band transponders and is to reinforce Embratel Star One’s Direct-To-Home (DTH) services in Brazil.
All A Matter Of Degrees For Hispamar Satélites + Ku-Band Slot Wins
The operator will be able to exploit this right for 15 years, which may then be extended for another 15 years
SSL Built Star One C4 Satellite Arrives In Kourou For Launch
“Star One C4, which is an advanced and powerful satellite, also has special significance to SSL as our 50th mission with Arianespace.”—John Celli, President, SSL.
DIRECTV 15 Satellite Set For Starring Role In Kourou On May 27th
Covering the entirety of the Unites States, DIRECTV 15 will provide additional digital television services to more than 20 million DIRECTV users there.
HISPASAT's Amazonas 2 + 3 Satellites To Deliver Internet Access To GlobalSat For Their Clients
Satellites are a fundamental tool to reduce the digital divide