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Emerging Markets Communications' Vote of Confidence from the African Union With Renewal + Expansions
In addition to renewing services for these sites, the African Union added an additional eight international locations, for a total of 28 global sites.
 
NSR Offers BRICS' Report Assesses Satellite Capacity Supply + Demand  Brazil, Russia, India, China + South Africa
... enables satellite operators and service providers to anticipate competitive developments in order to protect as well as expand their market position in...
 
ICT Begins Feasibility Plan...Launch a Satellite that Provides ICT Services...Or Not
The committee will examine the demand of government agencies to use satellite technology to provide public services, ranging from health care and education to security. 
 
TIM Selects Gilat ... Deploys 3G Small Cell Network for TIM Brasil in Only Two Months
[SatNews] selected the Company to provide a full turnkey solution of 3G coverage to the most remote regions of Paraná state in Brazil.
 
 
Elbit Systems to Supply Satellite-on-the-Move Systems to Canadian Armed Forces
The contract, awarded by Rheinmetall Canada Inc., stipulates the manufacturer provide the ELSAT 2100 SOTM.
 
C-COM's Antennas Save Antelopes in Africa + Other Wildlife in the Great Limpopo
 A rhino is killed every eight hours as its horns have become more valuable pound for pound than gold and this relentless slaughter threatens it survival.
 
Euroconsult Report — Mobile Industry’s Drive to Access C-Band Threatens African Economies
...and demonstrated the potential damage to economies and civil society of attempts by the mobile and wireless industry to gain access to C-Band spectrum.
 
SkyVision Donates to The National Commission Against Ebola in Guinea
These funds will be used to cover the expenses and the needs of Ebola patients and their affected families.
 
Gilat to Showcase 3G/LTE Backhauling at China Satellite 2014
Highlighted will be the company’s TDMA SkyEdge II-c Capricorn VSAT and SOTM antennas.
 
A New Teleport Build By SES TechCom For Es'hailSat
“The establishment of our own teleport in Qatar is an integral part of the Es’hailSat program, giving us a secure and independent satellite infrastructure."
 
EIAST....Eye Spy in the Sky... @ 2014 SPIE Optics + Photonics Conference 
...is developed on a yearly basis, so as to keep up with the latest innovations in the field which make it difficult to protect images worldwide. 
 
Globecomm Completes VSAT Network Supporting Iraqi Oil Exploration 
The 158 Mb VSAT network is for an unnamed European-based client.
 
Thuraya and SOS Children’s Villages Partner To Keep Central African Republic Connected
Under SOS Children’s Village’s Central African Republic purview, there are approximately 2,000 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) living in its target villages.
 
African Attainability Of Broadband To Be Addressed @ AfricaCom 2014 By Gilat
The satellite-based broadband communications services provider will address the HTS roadmap for Africa.
 
Thales' MILSATCOM Systems Keep Qatar Communicating
The solution is built around Thales’ high-performance System 21 technology...
 
SkyVision’s Hybrid Satellite + Terrestrial Network Solutions Nominated For AfricaCom 2014 Awards
This communications provider is nominated for Best Connectivity Solutions for Africa and the Changing Lives Award, among others...
 
Gilat's Free Webinar Reveals How Mobile Operators Can Be Fast + Far Reaching
how can coverage be profitably extended to the most remote areas? Quick answer is satellite backhaul.​
 
Getting BLOS'd Around By Gilat @ SMi's Global MilSatCom In London
BLOS technologies that are battle-tested and ready for deployment...
 
Latitude Technologies is 'IONode ION100 Certified' for Airbus EC135 Helicopter
[SatNews] This company is now certified for the solutions they provide to helicopters, and is the smallest and lightest in the industry.
 
EIAST Completes KhalifaSat's 'Home Grown' Design... First to be Designed + Built in the UAE
In order to achieve all of the new features for the satellite, the company has plans to develop several new technologies.