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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.
Globecomm Completes VSAT Network Supporting Iraqi Oil Exploration 
The 158 Mb VSAT network is for an unnamed European-based client.
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.
HISPASAT Provides an Out for OUTtv in Europe... Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual + Transgender Channel    
The gay-lifestyle television channel OUTtv has chosen a satellite operator...
iSAT Africa Connects Via MEASAT's AFRICASAT-1a...
“MEASAT welcomes iSAT Africa onboard the AFRICASAT-1a satellite."
Returning To The CTO Helm @ Wavestream...
Past President and co-founder, James Rosenberg, is now the CTO at Wavestream.
MEASAT Promotes A Vice President To Chief Commercial Officer
[SatNews] Taking another step upward...
Debut In Dubai To Support SES MEA Role
"Across many areas of the Middle East, satellite remains one of the most reliable forms of connectivity - and demand for data connectivity continues to grow."
SES + University Eichstätt - Ingolstadt's Transformative Technology Brings Students eLearning Project KUganda
[SatNews] It requires no third party software installation or licenses and runs on standard equipment like PCs, laptops or tablets on both sides...

EMAS AMC Selects Speedcast ...Communications For Fleet Of Offshore Construction Vessels
[SatNews] ...designed the communications solution from the ground-up, leveraging both Ku-band and C-band frequencies, to meet the unique requirements...
Boeing Accomplishes An Advanced Aeronautical Antenna For Yahsat
"a low-profile SATCOM solution that provides en-route broadband connectivity for many types of aircraft..."
Access @ Altitude For Etihad Airways
A major milestone has been achieved with the deployment of mobile and Internet connectivity across its entire fleet...
South African Space Commercial Service Holdings' Do It Yourself Project... A  Hyperspectral Imaging Satellite
[SatNews] "This is a fraction of the cost previously paid for satellites fulfilling the same functions."
Bringing Expertise to MENA Comms Markets...
Awarding times for circuit services by BringCom...