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Eurovision Rio Olympics & Facebook African Broadband Needs To Be Satisfied By SES & Gilat
Bringing Rio Olympics to the world and high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa in support of Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi program all SES projects.
 
Intelsat's Game Is On For The Rio Olympics
High throughput satellite technology makes its first EpicNG play at the Games this summer.
 
Arianespace Anounces Soyuz Flight VS14 Back On Again... 
The launch is back on again.
 
Ecuadorian Emergency Support By Télécoms Sans Frontières With Inmarsat BGAN
A team from TSF is now supporting its UN partner in its connectivity efforts for the country’s most affected zones.
 
Soyuz Stands Set—Sentinel-1B
To be lofted on the April 22 mission is Sentinel-1B, which will provide all-weather, day/night images as part of Europe's Copernicus Earth observation program.
 
Arianespace Multi-Mission Payload Aboard Soyuz Ready For Launch Date
The launch vehicle will deploy the passengers into LEO during a mission lasting 4 hours and 52 seconds.
 
RSCC’s Eutelsat Receivables Have Been Lifted By A French Court 
The French court has held that the attached assets did not belong to the Russian Federation but were the property of RSCC.
 
Inmarsat's Strategy For Broadcasters Is Validated With A Show + Tell... From Rio de Janeiro To Vegas
Inmarsat unveils new satcom strategy to support the mobile journalist with live Global Xpress broadcast from Rio de Janeiro to NAB in Las Vegas
 
New Video Animation From INTEGRASYS For Their Satmotion Pocket Product
The video is entitled "Satellite Made Easy" and is hosted on YouTube.
 
Rockwell Collins Extends Their Talons For The Peruvian Navy
The Talon radio will provide secure voice and data communication capabilities to support the various missions of the SH-2G platform.
 
Argentina's Arsat III Satellite Program Cancelled
Arsat II, currently in orbit, wil also require funding from outside of the state project.
 
Gilat In The Sky With Diamonds... Provides Broadband Connectivity To Diamond Aircraft
The long-range, twin-engine aircraft was designed for homeland security ISR missions.
 
X2nSat + Axesat = Passionate Partnership Of Satellite Communications w/Reach All The Way Through South America
The combined partnership brings together resources of five major satellite gateways, eight prime business offices, permanea total of 10 satellites.
 
Mobile Satellite Users Association Names Globalsat Group As Company To Watch
...the Globalsat Group has earned a mention in the Emergency Response category for its role as a provider of satellite services for the tsunami detection and warning system operated by Chile's government, through the local subsidiary Globalsat Chile.
 
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.
 
Arianespace's Tally Of Ariane 5 Mission Add Up To Major Accomplishments
“It was for me the first launch as CEO of Eutelsat, so as you could imagine, it was a very intense moment—and a great success!”
 
ABS Gets OK From ANATEL For ABS-3A Ops Over Brazil
The satellite is available to serve a wide range of verticals in Brazil, including mobile backhaul, rural broadband, video, Oil & Gas, and mobility applications.
 
EUTELSAT 65 West A's Ariane 5 Driver Positioned @ The Launch Zone By Arianespace
Ariane 5's transfer followed the successful launch readiness review that validated the "go" status of the heavy-lift vehicle and its single payload
 
Satellite Terminals Numbering 2K Heading To SPTI-Boldt In Argentina From Hughes Network Systems
The Hughes system  supports a wide range of bandwidth-intensive applications including VoIP, high-speed Internet access, interactive distance learning, video conferencing and multimedia streaming.
 
Yahsat Goes Native... License To Operate Upcoming Satellite Al Yah 3 In Brazil
 "Our market entry has taken many years of planning from our headquarters in Abu Dhabi and we would like to thank the UAE government for their unwavering support of Yahsat’s international expansion.”