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Orbit Salutes Israel’s Technion Institute of Technology Upon Completion of Their First Satellite Ground Station
mission has two goals: demonstrate a long-term, autonomous cluster flight of multiple satellites and determine the position of a terrestrial emitter ...
Thuraya on the Defensive Displays Military and Government Satellite Technology Solutions at Eurosatory Defense Exhibition
robust solution to military missions in surveillance, special ops, border protection as distant aircrafts stay in touch with headquarters via satellite ... 
Orbit Communications Systems' Repeat Asian Navy Customer Orders Satcom Systems Totaling US$1.1 Million
A satisfied Asian Navy client has returned to Orbit Communications Systems to order approximately US$1.1 Million of Orbit Communications' products.
Nigerian Communication Satellite (NigComSat) Upgrades their iDirect Network to Evolution 4.1
Evolution 4.1 enables service providers to launch DVB-S2X networks and increase the performance and efficiency of DVB-S2 networks, unlocking ...
SES' Latest Satellite Monitor Market Study Includes Three Additional African Nations with Interesting Results
study highlights how the broadcasting industry can expand in Tanzania as 52 percent of homes don’t have TV access out of a total of 11.7 million ...
Thuraya and IEC ... Smooth Sailing at Sea With New VSAT Service and More at Greece's Posidonia 2018 
Through its RJ11 port, it can be connected to any standard analog or cordless phone. This allows for simultaneous voice and data sessions.
Success in the Dark, SpaceX's Falcon 9 Rocket Launches SES' Largest Geostationary Satellite Ever 
Powerful satellite serving Asia-Pacific and the Middle East will ... meet diverse needs of video, fixed data, mobility and government customers.
Arabsat's Goal Before the End of the Year ...  SpaceX Launch of Their Lockheed Martin-Built Arabsat-6A Satellite
... said that these two satellites are the most advanced commercial communications satellites the company has ever built.
AFRICOM, DISA Plan for Comms Future in the African Theater
Attendees representing DISA, U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and their component organizations met with more than 24 telecommunications ...
Yahsat's Al Yah-3 Satellite Completes On Orbit Testing
The satellite will expand Yahsat’s Ka-band coverage to 19 additional markets across Africa covering 60 percent of the population and marks Yahsat’s...
How a South African Company's Hardware Will End Up On the Far Side of the Moon
...to detect low frequency 21-cm hydrogen line emissions from the ‘dark ages’ period of the universe before stars began to shine.
Spacecom Voids Deal for AMOS-8 With California-Based Satellite Manufacturer Loral
a result of the accident, Spacecom lost a $95 million deal with Facebook and a planned $285 million acquisition by Shanghai-listed telecommunications ...
NewSpace Systems Celebrates the Need for New Space and More than Two Million Operational In-Orbit Hours
recently celebrated a momentous milestone when its NRWA-T065 Reaction Wheel Product reached over 2 million operational hours in-orbit.
Spacecom Gathers Capacity Contract for their Upcoming Amos-17 Satellite
The capacity contract is for a period of four years and will access the satellite's Ka-band capabilities. In addition to what are termed collaborative ...
University of Nairobi Encourages Others to Participate in Space Technology After Successful Satellite Launch
It is the first outer space object registered by Kenya and the first Kenyan Satellite that has gone into space orbit.
SatADSL's Partner Camtel Connect Cameroon's Communities ... Both Public and Private Enterprises
agreement follows a pilot launch of SatADSL’s solutions in Cameroon, including schools, post offices, hospitals and banks. 
Inmarsat Reaffirms Humanitarian Response to UN Crisis Connectivity Charter 
improving their access to vital satellite-based communications when local networks are affected, destroyed or overloaded after a disaster. 
UAE Space Agency and Universities Organize the Preliminary Design of MeznSat
will provide insight into the concentration of nutrients in the coastal waters of the Arabian Gulf, enabling more accurate predictions of algal blooms ...
Avanti Communications Wins "Changing Lives"... and Does for 18,000 Tanzanian Teachers and 216,000 Students 
the actual changed lives has been recorded and totals 18,000 teachers and 216,000 students, over 310 primary and secondary schools across 25 regions 
Thuraya's WE Offers Constant Contact, First Dual Mode Satellite and LTE Hotspot 
... was developed to converge satellite with terrestrial communications, and is the first dual mode Satellite and LTE hotspot that enabling constant contact.