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Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: Tata Sky Pumps 4K With Ericsson Compression Assistance
Ericsson will provide compression technology for 4K distribution using high resolution 1080P50 format.
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest: HEVC Of A Time @ ABU DBS For MEASAT, Village Island and Aviindos
With the new DVB-S2X capabilities, the companies will transmit via satellite two (2) 4K video ('Ultra HD') services at 60 progressive frames per second.
Series B Financing Acquired For Rocket Lab's Electron SmallSat Launch System
“With unprecedented economy, reliability, fuel efficiency and frequency, Electron is the transformational launch option that small satellite constellations need to usher in a new era of space colonization.”—David Cownan, Board of Directors' Member, RocketLab.
Newtec Technology Enables Nippon TV To Deliver World’s First DVB-S2X 256APSK Transmission 
The trial campaign saw Nippon TV transmit 5MHz bandwidth with a 256APSK carrier from a Satellite News Gathering (SNG) truck to the Superbird-B2 satellite.
Argentinian Satellite Tracking Station For Chinese Moon Missions Gets The O.K.
Argentina will be able to access the antenna at least 10 percent of the time to develop research projects under a deal between the two countries.
Geospatial Buttress For MonMap By BlackBridge
"The characteristics of the RapidEye constellation are extremely suitable for a huge country like Mongolia."—Dr. M. Saandar, Director, MonMap.
Globecomm Spreads Its Wings....New Office In Jakarta w/Sales, Customer Support + Engineering
...the office will market the company’s new line of M2M and Media Platform services, network and satellite-related services to...
AltegroSky's Yamal-401 Offers New Possibilities 
"We waited for this launch."
SES... SpaceX To Provide 2 Launch Vehicles 1 Using Electric Propulsion + Other Multi-Mission Both Military + Commercial
The satellite will fully rely on electric propulsion and will be equipped with an electric plasma propulsion system for orbit raising and in-orbit maneuvers.
Russia's Express-AM7 Arrives In Baikonur...Next Step Is A March Launch
On orders from RSCC, the Express-AM7 spacecraft was manufactured by Airbus DS.
Globecast Australia + Foxtel Have The Faith... For Australia's Daystar 
Reaching over 108 million households in the United States and over 2 billion people worldwide,
RSCC's Express-AM7 Communications Satellite Has Arrived @ Yubileyny...Get Ready For Launch
It will provide high-performance coverage over the Russian Federation and the Commonwealth of Independent States countries and adjoining regions...
ORBIT's New Contract Provides A Great Position For Them +  Earth Observation Market
"The Gaia system was developed during 2014 as a unique solution for the Earth observation market and as part of the company's growth strategy."... Ofer Greenberger, ORBIT's CEO
Advanced Asset Tracking From Globe Tracker International Is Far From Tire'd
"We see applications for smart trailers, smart chassis, smart cranes and other intermodal equipment."—Jim Davis, CEO, Globe Tracker International.
Asian Network Expansion Pulls In $5 Million Worth Of Comtech EF Data SATCOM Equipment
The customer will use Comtech EF Data’s CDM-570A/L-IP Satellite Modems and CDD-564A IP Demodulators.
Editorial: ISRO's New Space Commission Member...India Is Waking Up To The New Realities In Space + National Security
The induction of the Foreign Secretary suggests a fresh impetus to space in India’s international engagements, both in the strategic and commercial spaces.
Norsat International Pumping Up The Portables... Terminals, That Is...
"This order is the culmination of more than two years of work."—Dr. Amiee Chan, CEO, Norsat
Kratos' Monics® Provides Capabilities For NewSat's Jabiru-1 Satellite
[provides] the ability to monitor payload traffic and to detect and analyze RF interference, even if that interference is hiding within the main carrier.
KARI Commits GEO-KOMPSAT Satellites To Arianespace For Launch
Each of the GEO-KOMPSAT-2 satellites will weigh about 3,500 kg. at launch and will be positioned in geostationary orbit at 128.2 degrees East.
Arianespace...Galileo's Fit-Check Includes Dispensing Satellites 
Dispensers come in all shapes and sizes. There are small Pez candy dispensers and then there are ...