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New JV To Build Satellite Equipment In Saudi Arabia
The created JV (Joint Venture) aims to be a global manufacturer of satellite equipment, with the initial focus on manufacturing an innovative HTS Ka-band terminal to provide high throughput for satellites fleets around the world.
On The Show Floor... Gilat Heading Into CommunicAsia2016
At CommunicAsia2016, which runs from May 31 to June 3, attendees will learn of the work by Gilat that's behind these successful project implementations.
MEASAT & RR Media Drive CBS Reality Channel Into African Continent
CBS Reality features documentaries and real life dramas.
Harmonic Selected For Linear DTH Service In Africa
Harmonic will enable the service provider to maximize bandwidth efficiency, improve video quality, and address future market demands for OTT multiscreen applications.
Gilat Extends Cell & Broadband Coverage In Peru
Gilat’s X-Architecture has the flexibility to support any number of frequency bands.
Maritime Maintenance Contract Agreed Upon By Thuraya Telecommunications Company
The new contract will ensure faster response times to requests made by service partners needing maintenance work, fault rectifications and the installation of Thuraya maritime equipment.
A Smart Reach By Yahlive
Yahlive viewers across the Arabian Maghreb have access to over 60 Arabic and international channels, out of which 24 are exclusive to Yahlive.
Eurovision Rio Olympics & Facebook African Broadband Needs To Be Satisfied By SES & Gilat
Bringing Rio Olympics to the world and high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa in support of Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi program all SES projects.
Thaicom Signs Global Distribution Deal With Somaliland National Television... Deliver To Over Four Continents
"The agreement will enable SLNTV to broadcast our network programming fare—which is comprised of entertainment, news and sports—to a worldwide audience.”
Yahsat Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Of Y1A Launch
In 2011, the Ariane 5 rocket carrying the satellite launched from the European Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.
Advanced Space Radio Monitoring System For Sultanate Of Oman Finds Kratos ISR Completing CDR
The successful completion of the CDR is significant as it demonstrates that the maturity of the design is appropriate to proceed with full-scale fabrication, assembly, integration and testing.
First Partner For Thuraya's North American M2M Service Is Named... X2nSat
Working in partnership with X2nSat, Thuraya will now be able to further extend its reach into US markets.
NEC & Gazprom Have 4K Success Via Yamal-401 Satellite
The companies confirmed it is possible to broadcast in 4K Ultra-High Definition (UHD) format through Gazprom Space Systems' Yamal satellite network.
Airbus Defence And Space Detects Changes After Huge Hurricane In Farquhar Island, Seychelles 
Impressive changes to an island that was practically blown away. EO satellites revealed almost total devastation.
Healthcare In Niger To Be Enhanced By SES' SATMED E-Health Services
The SATMED e-health platform was conceived by SES Techcom Services and is funded by the Luxembourg Government and the Ministry for Cooperation and Humanitarian Action.
Satellite Broadband In Western Russia To Be Powered By Gilat for Eutelsat Services
Gilat's SkyEdge II-c hub with X-Architecture and SkyEdge II-c small user terminals will deliver broadband services using the new Express AMU1/EUTELSAT 36C satellite.
RSCC’s Eutelsat Receivables Have Been Lifted By A French Court 
The French court has held that the attached assets did not belong to the Russian Federation but were the property of RSCC.
Bringing ORBCOMM and Skygistics Together Is Near Earth LLC
Skygistics provides a broad range of satellite and cellular connectivity options as well as telematics solutions centered around the management of remote and mobile assets to more than 250 telematics and enterprise customers.
Harris Tactical Radios Consigned To MENA Defense Forces
Harris will provide Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) vehicular radios.
Reconnaissance Satellite Sale To Egypt In The Works
The satellite purchase is part of a military deal package that includes navy vessels and military transportation aircraft.