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A Hub Happening For Gilat In LATAM
"Our technology supports multiple applications over the same platform very effectively."—Russell Ribeiro, Regional Vice President, LATAM, Gilat Satellite Networks.
NSR's Brazil Report... Noisy BRICS Bring Questions About A Bubble
This has led to questions of a capacity bubble...to soak up the staggering amount of capacity coming online.
Pad Placement For Soyuz... Push By Arianespace For O3b Networks' Four Satellites
Arianespace's December 18 flight will be its third at the service of O3b Networks...
Less Than A Week Away... The O3b Networks' Four Satellite Launch

The O3b business model focuses on three key deliverables: high capacity, fiber-like latency, and bandwidth that is significantly lower in cost.
Fregat + Fairing Finished—Arianespace Milestone For O3b Launch Completed
Thales Alenia Space built the satellites as prime contractor, with the spacecraft having individual liftoff masses of 700kg.
Gilat + OpenSky Order VSAT Network For ANTEL = Internet Access To Schools + Defense Related Enterprises
“We were looking for a technologically strong satellite platform provider to meet a very demanding set of needs."

From Taiyuan Base, The Brazilian/Chinese CBERS-4 Satellite Makes For Orbit
China + Brazil launch efforts have succeeded...
Arianespace' VA221 Flight Moves DIRECTV-14 + GSAT-16 Off Planet + Into Orbit
DIRECTV-14 + GSAT-16 climb to orbit...
Ogive-Shaped Fairing Now Holds Duo In Place For Arianespace Launch
Encapsulated in the ogive-shaped protective fairing, DIRECTV-14 has been positioned atop GSAT-16...
Arianespace Prep Continues For A Cluster Of Four O3b'ers
Preparations for the launch have included delivery of the final member in the four-spacecraft cluster to French Guiana...
DIRECTV-14 @ Home In The Payload Fairing
Arianespace’s December 4th launch is designed Flight VA221 in the company’s launcher family numbering system...
Never Too Early To Start The Prep For an Arianespace March 2015 Launch
The cryogenic core stage was raised into place over one of two mobile launch tables available...
India's GSAT-16 Is All Fueled Up + Ready To Go With Co-Passenger DIRECTV-14 In Early December
The mission with GSAT-16 and DIRECTV-14 will be Ariane 5’s sixth launch in 2014.
Arianespace Meets ISO's Environmental Management Specs
"Our commitment to receiving ISO 14001 international certification clearly reflects our long-term approach based on compliance with all applicable environmental standards and requirements."
A Drive'ing Force In Brazil For SIS LIVE
"ANATEL’s decision to approve our uPod®  and DriveForce® range is the icing on the cake after its extremely successful performance this summer."
High Performance + Quick Response Time Sells VSATs Into LATAM for Advantech Wireless
The S4120 from Advantech Wireless offers powerful connectivity directly to the LAN/WAN environment or directly to a host computer.
ABS Appoints New Managing Director of the Americas...
[SatNews] She comes with much experience, and now will use her expertise in this new appointment.
Getting Checked Out B4 Final Push Off
For the upcoming launch, GSAT-16 will be joined by its co-passenger, DIRECTV-14.
Continent Capacity Increases For KVH's mini-VSAT Broadband Network In South America
Key markets in Brazil receive boosted coverage and improved performance...
From LATAM + Brazil, To Energy + Utilities, SES Has Them Covered
"The use of NSS-806 in Brazil will allow our customers to improve their services in Brazil and the other countries covered by the satellite.”