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Orolia's Milestone ... Nine Search and Rescue Systems Across Five Continents for Global Commissioning 
a record nine global search and rescue systems across five continents, including five ground-based Local User Terminals and four Mission Control Centers.
Success for Students at Living Maths in Stellenbosch, South Africa on Space Tour 
Two hundred and twenty learners from the Stellenbosch community, ages 14 to 17, were included in this fully-sponsored motivational space themed...
Hispamar and Gilat Join Forces to Deliver Broadband Solutions to Brazil
For this purpose, Hispamar will use the Ka-band capacity of its HTS Amazonas 5 (in operation since last year) and Amazonas 3 (launched in...
The First Satellite Totally Developed in the UAE is Ready for Launch from Japan 
increasing efforts to develop this sector by promoting innovation and enhancing the skills of Emirati youth.
NASA and the Israel Space Agency to Share a Ride on SpaceIL’s Commercial Lunar Mission to Land on the Moon in 2019
NASA and the Israel Space Agency (ISA) are combining efforts to share a ride of sorts... to the Moon.
SES Video to Supply Capacity to AfricaXP for FTA Channels Content Delivery
AfricaXP is the leading independent African channel network, content distributor and producer, which owns and operates more than 20 different...
UK's  Ministry of Defence Signs on with Elbit Systems Ensuring Management from Offices to Battlefields
will provide the British Army with an operationally proven battle management application for both headquarters and tactical units
C-COM's iNetVu® Antennas Purchased by Reseller Partners in Africa
The systems have been purchased by several reseller partners and will be deployed by governments, militaries and commercial customers in the...
Thuraya Heading Into OilComm 2018 with their IoT/M2M Technologies
On the show floor will be Thuraya’s latest M2M/IoT terminal, the T2M-DUAL, designed for fleet management and logistics with CANBus allowing...
Africa XP Announces a Fresh Bouquet via SES... 13 Free-To-Air Channels Unveiled
SES reaches over nine million DTH households in West Africa. Those with FTA set-top boxes can watch the new channels on their existing STBs for free.
Ariane 5 Celebrates Multiple Successes Including a Dual Satellite Sendoff and the 100th Launch
Maybe a champagne toast will come later at Arianespace after today's multiple accomplishments. 
Morocco Steps Up ... Ready to Launch Their Second Earth Observation Satellite Soon
The satellite has a panchromatic resolution of 50 cm, and is capable of taking more than 500 images a day and updating its data every six hours.
Spacecom Negates their SSL and SpaceX Contracts for the Amos-8 Satellite
The company added that September 25 was the last day for issuing an advance payment for Amos 8 and that the agreement will not be extended...
NovelSat NS4 Just Moved the Satellite Transmission Efficiency Bar... Even Higher
Head-to-head comparison tests performed by a large teleport in the UK reveals NovelSat NS4 performs up to 32 percent more efficiently compared 
Talia and Arabsat's Partnership Ensures Secure TV Broadcast 
customers can benefit from secure broadcasting service that is immune to signal jamming and interference at 26 degrees E hot spot.
SatADSL and Talia Offer Iraq and Afghanistan Broadband Solutions Using Newtec Dialog® Multiservice Platform
the services can be quickly and easily installed by users and offered at an extremely competitive price... bridging the digital divide.
Forrester Report: Avanti's Hylas-2 Satellite Supplying Capacity to Intersat for East African Connectivity
The service will use Avanti’s Hylas-2 satellite,and beam high throughput broadband to help grow small, medium and large enterprises throughout...
South African Innovation Summit Showcases the Satellite Industry Including a Gecko and a Chameleon
SCS Space as a satellite systems integrator demonstrated how collaboration and the advances in miniaturization and standardization of space technology...
Newtec and Arabsat's Long Partnership Just Got Longer with Multi-Million-Euros Contract @ IBC 2018
The new agreement will enable the launch of new High Throughput Satellite (HTS) services in the Middle East and Africa, including Enterprise and VNO services...
Es’hailSat's Es’hail-1 is the Choice of Many with Great Plans Shared at IBC for Upcoming Es'hail-2
Es’hail-2, a new high-performance satellite with sophisticated anti-jamming capabilities will be positioned at the 26 degrees East hotspot...