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ARABSAT — GMV Selected to Drive Entire Fleet of Geo-Satellites (Contract)
[SatNews]  A turnkey solution comprising of Real Time System (RTS) based on GMV hifly® product and Flight Dynamics System (FDS) based on GMV focusgeo® product is included in the agreement.
 
Global Space and Satellite Forum—A Call For Cutting Edge Abstracts (Event)
[SatNews] The Global Space and Satellite Forum is a leading space event, occurring in Dubai, UAE, that inspires and educates a...
 
SES + Computer Warehouse Group (CWG)—A Focus On West Africa (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), in cooperation with service provider Computer Warehouse Group (NSE Nigerian Stock Exchange: CWG), has announced the launch of...
 
Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS)—An Increased Presence In Africa (Business)
[SatNews] ABS has expanded its global presence in Johannesburg, South Africa, and has...
 
Avanti Communications, sQuid, Whizz Education + Camara Education—Project iMlango To Help Kenyan Girls (SATCOM)
[SatNews] The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has announced a ground-breaking strategic partnership with the private sector to...
 
Harris Corporation—Multi-Band + Multi-Mission Solution For TacOps (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has received a $15 million order to deliver its latest...
 
Liquid Telecom + Eutelsat—Sub-Saharan Africa Attention (SATCOM—Business)
[SatNews] Liquid Telecom, a data, voice and IP provider in Africa, is stepping up resources leased from Eutelsat Communications (Paris:ETL) to meet increasing demand for IP...
 
Globalstar...Little Bo Peep Won’t Lose Her Sheep...Not with 12,000 STXII Simplex Transmitters (M2M)
 
[SatNews] "...losing livestock to predators, or through illness, not only affects that year’s revenue, but can also have a profound impact on the quality of a farmer’s breeding foundation for years to come.”
 
Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) + Arabsat—Ku- OK'd With New Satellite (Satellite—Payload—Business)
[SatNews] ABS and Arab Satellite Communication Organization (ARABSAT) have signed a strategic commercial agreement for a multi-transponder, lifetime...
 
Globecomm Maritime...Ship To Shore Here's To Your Health @ Posidonia 2014 (SATCOM | TeleHealth™)
[SatNews] ..."you can zoom in and get high quality images of any body part to get to the doctors. So you’ve got both eyes and ears of a doctor on board.”
 
Thuraya Telecommunications Company + Satellite Communication SA—Presenting A New Partnership (SATCOM—Business)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications Company now has a partnership with Satellite Communication SA, a...
 
Space Systems/Loral  + HISPASAT...Collaborate To Complete A True Multi Purpose, Multi Nation Satellite (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] “Our companies share a focus on quality, reliability and value and we look forward to teaming together again to build an outstanding satellite.”
 
Yahsat—Key Date For Al Yah 3 HTS Is 2016 (Satellite—Launch Preparations)
[SatNews] Yahsat plans to launch their third satellite in 2016, extending their commercial Ka-band coverage to an additional 17 countries and...
 
AST Connections + Thuraya—Top-Up App Debuts (SATCOM)
[SatNews] AST Connections Ltd, (ASTC) has announced that the new IT Applications Development Department, headed up by Andy Smith, AST Group Technical Manager, has launched the first of many...
 
Israel—Duchifat 1 Heads To Orbit (Launch)
[SatNews] A minuscule satellite designed by a group of Israeli high school students was...
 
Avanti Communications...An App That Is A Satellite Installation In Your Hand... (Tablets/Androids)
[SatNews] It cuts installation equipment costs by up to 75 percent and reduces installation time by up to 20 percent, ensuring...
 
Thales—Provisioning EUFOR With Force Support (Comms)
[SatNews]  Thales has been selected to supply and operate the European Union Force (EUFOR) with a highly secure communication...
 
Telstra Global—Presentation @ CommunicAsia2014... The "Fail Fast" Principle (Event—Business)
[SatNews] Businesses should consider multiple strategies and adopt the “Fail Fast” principle to ensure investments are not wasted, warned Nathan Bell, Telstra Global...
 
Gilat Satcom—Mining Comms' Potential (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Gilat Satcom has announced a new system which will provide high-quality voice...
 
Gilat Satellite Networks—Breakthrough For LTE Market Expansion (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT) (TASE:GILT) has announced that its Capricorn LTE backhauling solution completed tests...