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CETel + ARABSAT As Collaborators Expand Their Options + Extend C-Band
"It's the right product at the right time for customers looking for answers to the ever increasing cost pressure in their areas of business.”
 
Runnin' On Down The Alaska Highway Networky With Gilat's CellEdge
RuralCom's networks will use Gilat's CellEdge 3G technology to provide satellite-based, high-speed mobile services in previously unserved rural areas of Canada.
 
@ CABSAT 2015—ETL Systems With Latest In RF Demos...
ETL has more than 25 years experience in the RF satellite signal distribution sector.
 
Gilat Satellite Networks Brings New Cellular Solutions To Mobile World Congress In Spain
 its integrated small-cell-over-satellite solution that enables full turnkey deployment of 2G/3G networks in even the most remote regions
 
Globalstar's SPOT Gen3's Critical Role...1,450 Runners Outfitted w/SPOT In "The Toughest Foot Race On Earth"
Called 'The Toughest Foot Race on Earth – in 2015 and Beyond'...days running across saltpans, up desert-mountains, ruined towns and the occasional sand storm.
 
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.
 
Route To Continued African Expansion For SpeedCast Brings Geolink Into The Fold
“With the Geolink acquisition, SpeedCast expands its presence and its capabilities in the African market.”—Pierre-Jean Beylier, CEO, SpeedCast.
 
SatLink Communications Takes NovelSat Satellite Modems To The Sea... Ahoy! Maritime Services  
Modem is the industry’s most flexible, scalable satellite modem, offering a wide range of modulation options and superior link reliability...
 
Globalstar + FindMyAnimal = Solutions For Farmers...Saves Money + Wandering Lost Cows From Predators
Farmers deploying the collars have already experienced a significant reduction in the number of animals lost to illness or predators.
 
Six African Flight Regions To Receive Aireon Space-Based ADS-B Support
"Our agreement with ASECNA is yet another sign of progress in our vision to serve as a global platform for aviation surveillance and demonstrates the growing momentum of Aireon's space-based ADS-B solution."—Don Thoma, President + CEO, Aireon.
 
Intelsat + Azercosmos Announce A Strategic Agreement = Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 Satellite
“With our second telecommunications satellite, we will be in a stronger position to meet the increasing demand for broadband and media applications."
 
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.
 
Moving On Up... Murray Joins Thuraya As Maritime Product Manager
Murray’s key tasks will be to increase the penetration of the Orion IP maritime broadband terminal in the market...
 
Elbit Systems To Assist In Views Of VeNUS
In the coming months, the Venus camera will be integrated onboard the satellite for the upcoming launch.
 
Spacecom's AMOS-5 + ConSat TV DTH Provide A Clear Picture For Nigeria's Viewers
Multi-year, multi-million dollar contract further builds satellite broadcast market in Nigeria.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—@ CABSAT 2015, Cobham Features Receiver + Transmitter
Cobham’s NanoVue HD is a lightweight, on-site tool with extremely useful new functions for users who need to quickly collect and review HD feeds directly from virtually any platform.
 
Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—Forecast By Broadband TV News For PayTV In Sub-Saharan Africa
Excluding South Africa, payTV revenues will climb from $0.83 billion in 2010 to $1.73 billion in 2014 and onto $4.12 billion in 2020.
 
Thuraya's New Hire...Maritime Product Management In Dubai
“By putting in place an experienced maritime team in Dubai as well as in Singapore, the Company is well positioned to execute on our unique maritime strategy and value proposition."
 
 
Inmarsat...GEOS' SOS... Offers IsatPhone 2 Customers Free Access To Worldwide Emergency Response
...service enables customers to contact the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC), simply by pressing the assistance button.
 
Arabsat + Media Speed Sign Contract For Saudi Digital Satellite TV Broadcasting Platform + More
"We are delighted that Arabsat is the first satellite operator involved in building and operating this platform,