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Newtec, Bentley Walker + Avanti—Investing In Iraq (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Bentley Walker is extending its coverage to Iraq using Newtec’s...
RRsat Partners With Kaltura @ IBC2014...A Convergence Of Content Management + Content Distribution (SatBroadcasting™)
[SatNews] This service allows content owners and publishers to prepare, manage and deliver content to any network, in any format, on any device.
U.S. Air Force + U.S. Navy's Global Hawks Soar Safely + Surpass 100,000 Combat/Operational Support Hours
[SatNews]  ..."Operating 11 miles above danger zones, Global Hawk is a strategic airborne asset with unprecedented endurance, range and persistence."
NASA's Landsat 8 Observes Unforgiving Region Deals With Depression, Burning Blue Lava + Earth Pulls Apart At The Seams (Earth Observation)
[SatNews] In other words, the Earth is pulling apart at the seams here.
Signalhorn + KCA Deutag—Drilling Down To The Basics (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Signalhorn has been awarded a contract extension by KCA Deutag, one of the...
IHS Technology...Saturation Of Global Pay-TV Market To Decline While MENA Grows
[SatNews] Worldwide market revenue for pay-TV STB CA technology will decline to $1.9 billion in 2018, down from a peak of $2.2 billion in 2015...
NovelSat Steps Up To Challenges With New Corporate VP Of Sales (Executive Moves)
[SatNews] He has over 25 years of global international sales experience within the telecommunications, satellite and broadcast industries...
The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology...Coming Soon
[SatNews] The facility is designed according to the highest satellite manufacturing global standards and specifications.
Thuraya—Moving On Up, Courtney To General Counsel (Business)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications has appointed Mark Courtney as General Counsel and he will...
ITC Global Keeps Satellite Communications Smooth Sailing for Harkand’s Fleet of Offshore Vessels
[SatNews] The Viking Poseidon, one of Harkand’s vessels, is currently working on the Hess Tubular Bellsfield, performing an installation and field commissioning project in 1,300M+ water depth...
SES, Africable + Media Plus—Sub-Saharan Africa + Brazil To Receive The Benefits (SatBroadcasting™—Capacity—DTH—Slots)
SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) will be delivering DTH broadcast television across French-speaking countries in Sub-Saharan Africa...
 Northrop Grumman's Global Hawk Watches The Skies Like A Hawk For Antiterrorism, Antipiracy ...Completes 100th Mission
[SatNews] "It offers unmatched range and persistence... combatant commander demand for the RQ-4 continues to skyrocket ..."
Kratos + ABS...An EPOCH® Decision Expands Fleet Management System + Excites With All-Electric ABS-3A + ABS-2A Satellites
[SatNews] "...system provides us with the uniqueness to be able to operate our satellites from different manufacturers under one umbrella system and optimize the operational efficiency, flexibility and reliability of our satellites."
Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST)—A Five Year Celebration For DubaiSat-1 (Event—Satellite)
[SatNews] The Emirates Institution for Advanced Science and Technology (EIAST) has celebrated the fifth anniversary of DubaiSat-1, the first remote sensing satellite...
NovelSat...Provides Hope... FreeBand Solution For Free Satellite Video Contribution
[SatNews] ...broadcasters no longer have to pay for satellite bandwidth every time they deploy a remote contribution unit within the footprint of their satellite distribution network.
MDA + NRSC Of India ...Contract Validates India's Confidence In RADARSAT For Natural Disasters + More
[SatNews] ...its capability makes it an ideal complement to India’s RISAT satellite for disaster management and resource monitoring activities.
RRsat—Moving On Up, Phelps + Neyra Join To Expand N.A. + LATAM Markets (Business)
[SatNews] RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. has expanded the firm's U.S. sales team with industry veterans Rick Phelps and Dante Neyra to strengthen its presence and...
MSTelcom + Intelsat ...You Can Bank On It...Expand Satellite Broadband Services In Angola
[SatNews] "We renewed our agreement... as we believe that they are the best satellite operator to support our goal of satisfying the growing broadband demands of the Angolan business sector and the country as a whole.”
Gulfsat + Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU)—Joining Forces For AV Improvements (Business—Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest)
[SatNews] Gulfsat Communications has announced their official partnership with...
Gilat Satcom... Expands Connectivity This Time In Nigeria
[SatNews]  This new investment comes following an increase in demand from businesses of all sizes, which need reliable and fast broadband to implement services such as....