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THAICOM 8's Trip From Orbital ATK's Virginia Facility To Cape Canaveral Is Successfully Completed
THAICOM 8 is the second satellite Orbital ATK has built for Thaicom PLC and is based on the company’s flight-proven GEOStar-2™ platform.
JAXA's ASTRO-H Satellite Left To Its Own Devices
The organization has made every effort to confirm the status of ASTRO-H and to regain the satellite's functions.
India's Seventh & Final IRNSS Satellite Is Launched
he satellite was launched via the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), which took off from the Sriharikota launch pad at 12.50 p.m.
Thaicom Signs Global Distribution Deal With Somaliland National Television... Deliver To Over Four Continents
"The agreement will enable SLNTV to broadcast our network programming fare—which is comprised of entertainment, news and sports—to a worldwide audience.”
Advantech Wireless And Decibel Technology Make Great Sounds As Reseller/Partners
..."our recent expansion in Southern Asia has led to the need to establish high quality sales and support channels for our products.”
Going CLUBBING With MEASAT Satellite Systems
The channel will reach more than 200 million households across Asia Pacific, Middle East, Australia and East Africa.
TRACE Urban Channel Heading Into APAC Via ABS-2 Satellite
TRACE Urban is the #1 international urban music channel.
Newtec & Kacific Engage With Dialog
South-East Asia and the Pacific, from Sumatra, Indonesia, to the French Polynesian archipelagos, will ultimately benefit from the Kacific broadband service.
ESA Says "Fly Your Satellite!" And So They Did... Including A First For Amateur Radio
Signals from all three have been received on Earth.
Arianespace Launches Sentinel-1B... On Its Way To Meet Its Twin ...Copernicus Now Compete
Working together, the Sentinel-1 satellites will image the entire planet every six days.

China Planning To Reach Mars By 2021
The spacecraft will be launched by the new-generation Long March-5 heavy lift rocket.
NEC & Gazprom Have 4K Success Via Yamal-401 Satellite
The companies confirmed it is possible to broadcast in 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) format through Gazprom Space Systems' Yamal satellite network.
GNSS Dead-Reckoning Receiver Debuts From SkyTraq Technology
S1722DR8 engineering sample, evaluation kit, and datasheet are available in May.
Mitsubishi Electric Group To Aid Victims Of Japanese Earthquakes
Mitsubishi Electric will also coordinate a matching gift program in Japan through the Mitsubishi Electric SOCIO-ROOTS Fund.
Australian Defence Force Names Harris For Battlespace Comms Provisioning
The plan will modernize the Australian Army’s communications network
Thirty Years Of Success In Japan Celebrated By Arianespace
The first Japanese commercial telecommunications satellite, JCSAT-1, was orbited by Arianespace on March 6, 1989, for the operator Sky Perfect JSAT Corporation.
Partnership Signed Between Optus Satellite and RigNet Australia
This agreement will see RigNet providing services to the Australasia region and in establishing  presence and assets into Optus Satellite east and west coast Earth stations.
Maritime MOU Between SpeedCast and Beijing Marine Signed For Strategic Partnership
MCN and SpeedCast will integrate MCN’s VSAT network in Asia Pacific and SpeedCast’s global VSAT networks to provide global connectivity to the maritime industry.
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.
Royal Malaysian Navy Goes With Rohde & Schwarz For Comm Systems
R&S NAVICS is the core component for the next generation of highly integrated communications systems for naval applications.