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Talia's African HTS Services Beta Testing Completed
In addition to the completion of beta testing in multiple West and Central African countries, Talia announced the signing of as many as three...
 
Israeli Students' Duchifat-3 Satellite Lifted to Orbit
The smallsat was launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV-C48), which lifted off...
 
ISRO to Launch Spy Satellite and Nine Foreign Customer Satellites 
Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is gearing up to launch the nation's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites ...
 
Gilat’s Wavestream  More than $6 Million of Products to U.S. DoD
This venture is the first award for Gilat of a five-year base-period of potentially over $10M of deliveries to the U.S. DoD.
 
Thales Alenia Space to Build Nilesat's New Satellite
As prime contractor, Thales Alenia Space will be responsible for satellite design, production, testing and on-orbit acceptance tests. Thales Alenia...
 
After 19 Years at Newtec He's Now Gilat's Regional VP of North America
They must have made the position of Regional VP of North America very appealing for Slava Frayter to come to work for the company after his 19 year tenure at...
 
High Throughput Services to be Provided by Satellite Mediaport Services for Spacecom's AMOS-17
Spacecom’s AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. Extensive C-Band HTS...
 
New, Enhanced Capabilities for Thuraya's T2M-Dual IoT/M2M Solution
Operating on both satellite M2M and cellular networks, Thuraya T2M-DUAL is a dual-mode tracking and monitoring solution with a wide choice of ...
 
Arianespace Launches Egypt's TIBA-1, Inmarsat's GX5 and Celebratory Statements
During these past 40 years Ariane has launched; the Galileo satellites; orbiting ATVs for servicing the ISS; the Herschel & Planck telescopes, and ... 
 
Double Savings with Thuraya's Data Capture from Fixed and Mobile Assets
The data plans backed by the pooling option, make the T2M-DUAL all the more attractive, because users have to contend with only predictable costs.
 
Spacecom on the Verge of Being Sold?
Market sources said they believed Frenkel was offering 11 shekels ($3.18) a share for Spacecom, or 100 million shekels total. That is an improvement...
 
Eutelsat’s 'Ambassador' All Electric KONNECT Satellite Ready to Ship
A satellite that is an ambassador of sorts, KONNECT the all electric communications satellite, will be ready for shipping to its launch site.
 
Gilat Gets Millions from SES
This multi-million-dollar contract establishes Gilat as a significant Non-Geostationary Orbit (NGSO) player through the technological innovation of...
 
IOT Protocol Completed for Spacecom's AMOS-17 Satellite
AMOS-17 is an HTS satellite designed specifically to meet Africa’s fast-growing communication demands. The satellite's extensive C-band HTS...
 
Eighth Ariane 5 Mission Fairing Well for Arianespace
During activity in Ariane 5’s Final Assembly Building, the upper payload component – containing TIBA-1, mounted on its SYLDA dispenser system...
 
Gilat's Wavestream Flying High with $5 Million Order
To support the continued rollout of its airborne systems, the company selected the Wavestream (Inflight Connectivity) IFC transceiver for that...
 
EUMETSAT's Exciting Next-Generation Meteorological Satellite Systems
These satellite systems will ...bring more benefits to citizens ... helping to save lives, property and industries and bringing about a positive economic impact.
 
Gilat's $10 Million Backhaul Services in Peru
The infrastructure and network that Gilat recently started to operate is the basis for the mobile coverage that will be provided by a large mobile...
 
SCOTTY and Thuraya Demo Thuraya's Aero in Dubai
Aero service is available within Thuraya’s satellite footprint, of more than 160 countries across the Middle East, Asia, Europe, Africa and Australia regions.
 
Es'hailSat Targets AfricaCom 2019
Es’hailSat will be showcasing the Es’hail-1 and Es’hail-2 satellites as well as a wide range of services to be delivered through the company's new...