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CPI Satcom Products Earns SuperLinear® TWTA Contract For DTH Network Uplink System In Africa
CPI’s products will be part of a primary uplink system in a well-established, DTH network in Africa.
Airbus Defence and Space... Things Just Keep Getting BADR... Completes Final Integration Of ARABSAT 6B (BADR-7)
The satellite today left the Airbus Defence and Space facilities in Toulouse, France...
Swiss Space Systems Partners w/D&B Group To Locally Launch Small Sats ... 'Space For All' Vision
The UAE is the country where everything is possible, a country where the vision of a man—of many men—can become reality,
Spacecom's AMOS-6 Selected By Eutelsat + Facebook... Brings Social Media To Sub Sahara Africa
Satellite networks are well suited to economically connecting people in low to medium density population areas.
“There are No Borders in Space” Presentation By Lockheed Martin's Chairman, President + CEO, Marillyn Hewson
“The next space age starts now, and with today’s technology, we are closer to the stars every day,”
An Entertaining Agreement Between Global Eagle Entertainment + Etihad Airways + Debuts AIRPRO After Test Flights On First Air
Etihad Airways, one of the largest airlines in the Middle East, has spearheaded this innovative IFE initiative, the first of its type in the industry and the company announces the launch of AIRPRO with Canadian airline First Air.
Bringing Space Access To The Middle East Is The Goal Of A New Agreement Between Swiss Space Systems + d7b group
The official inauguration of the S3 Middle East office with occur during the Dubai Air Show in November 2015.
Intelsat Has Sentech Commitment For Ku-Band Signal Distribution For African DTH + DTT Services
The Intelsat 20 satellite will provide Sentech with an expansive selection of nearly 500 channels, 31 of which are HD.
MEASAT's New Sales Director... For Africa
He will be responsible for opening new markets in Africa, developing sales channels, and managing customer accounts. 
Thuraya's CEO Takes Top Title... Satellite Executive Of The Year
Since Halawi was appointed as CEO in 2011, Thuraya soared with a double-digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 11 percent from 2011 to 2014. 
During IAC 2015 In Jerusalem, Discussions Will Focus On Space Exploration Breakthroughs
Attendance is expected by participants from 70 nations.
Gilat Expectations For 2015 Are Revised... + The Development + Supply Of In-Flight Connectivity Solutions
"Our revision is due to recent decisions to delay several large-scale projects by our customers, mainly in Mexico and Russia and in our defense-related activities."—Dov Baharav, Chairman + interim CEO, Gilat.
Thuraya's CEO Samer Halawi Awarded Satellite Executive Of The Year By APSCC
"I am really grateful to receive this prestigious award in recognition of our contribution to the satellite industry."—Samer Halawi, CEO, Thuraya.
Cobham SATCOM's New Super Lightweight SAILORs ... Deliver Like Heavyweights + Best In Class 
While they are the lightest antennas in the 60cm VSAT class, both retain the performance and reliability of larger SAILOR VSAT and GX antennas.
South African Satellite Company Gets Clean... Launches Africa's first European Space Agency Standard Clean Room. 
"That is why we have to maintain the highest standards possible. Once a satellite is in space you cannot repair it."
Thuraya Debuts Their New SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot Offerings
“SatSleeve+ and SatSleeve Hotspot offer double the choice, and demonstrate triple innovation."—Samer Halawi, CEO, Thuraya.
Es'hailsat Showcases Two Satellites @ IBC2015 ...Culture, Sports, News + More
Es’hailSat is also pushing ahead with plans to expand its satellite fleet.
Fleet Customers Now In The MiX, Along With Iridium
"Partnering with MiX Telematics increases our footprint in the M2M industry globally and will help deliver M2M products and functionalities using the Iridium network to areas that need it the most..."—Bryan Hartin, Exec. V.P., Sales + Marketing, Iridium.
Remote Regions In Mozambique Benefit From Empresa Nacional de Telecomunicações de Moçambique Renewal w/Intelsat For Connectivity
“Access to high-quality and consistent broadband connectivity is essential for socio-economic development and the continuous growth of businesses and local communities."—Rhys Morgan, Interim Regional Sales Manager, Africa, Intelsat.
Russia's Express AM8 Launches With A Spread Of Two Big Footprints 
Express AM8 will provide fixed and mobile communication services, as well as broadcast services for digital television and radio, plus data transmission, high-speed Internet access and secure government communications.