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Geospatial Analysis By DigitalGlobe Helping To Save Elephants
The African elephant population has declined by more than 50 percent in the past 30 years, and poachers are killing the elephants of Garamba at an unprecedented pace.
 
Es’hailSat + London-Based Network Enrich Arab Youth Programming 
Al Araby Television Network is a new channel based in London, which aims to be a platform for Arab youth, talent, energy and aspirations.
 
Spacecom's AMOS-5 Delivers ACTV To Nigeria + ACTV Delivers Multi-Year, Multi-Million Dollar Contract To Spacecom
"Our viewers in Nigeria deserve choice, and we at ACTV are giving them new and stimulating offerings for their pleasure..."
 
ORBIT Communications Bringing SATCOM Solutions To East Asian Defense Organization
"This deal strengthens ORBIT’s position as a leading provider of airborne connectivity solutions for strategic projects.”—Ofer Greenberger, CEO, Orbit Communication Systems.
 
It's A Date...Launch Of Inmarsat's 2nd Global Xpress...Internet of Everything Will Become The Internet Of Everywhere
Global Xpress will deliver superfast connectivity to the remotest regions in the world – providing up to 100X faster broadband speeds on land, at sea and in the air
 
Spacecom's AMOS-5 Has The AFCON Football Championships Well In Beam
"The Orange Africa Cup of Nations is becoming more prestigious and interesting, thanks to the high level of skill of African footballers and increasing impact of African football internationally."—Mylan Tanzer, Director of Sports Services, SatLink Communications.
 
Es’hail 1 Now Channels... The Al Bidaa Satellite Channel Which Covers MENA 
...located at the 25.5 degrees East hotspot neighborhood covering the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.
 
For Al Yah 3, PDR Proves Rewarding For Yahsat + Orbital Sciences
This important milestone is a key step towards the Al Yah 3 launch."—Christopher Richmond, Senior Vice President, Orbital Sciences Corporation.
 
Gilat Satellite Terminal Gets The OK From O3b Networks
"Gilat is helping us pioneer MEO communications worldwide..."—John Finney, Chief Commercial Officer, O3b Networks.
 
ITC Global + SES A Gusher Of A Contract...Set In Motion Major Communications For Prominent Oil Producer
“This major oil producer can now remotely and securely manage its operation—tracking everything from the direction of the drill bit piercing the ocean floor to the volume of oil flowing from offshore wells...”
 
Bridge Technologies Has New MENA Business Partner
“Now we can offer our customers the optimum in intelligent solutions for developing and operating highly profitable digital media services.”—Nicola Gianaroli, Business Development Manager, MERA-TECH.
 
SES + Luxembourg Government Get Ready, Get Set... To Build + Launch Military Satellite In 2017 
...would satisfy Luxembourg’s requirements for satellite communications in military frequencies.
 
Proteus Determines The Water Quality For Arabian Gulf
“We can further improve the accuracy of the standard NASA data by calibrating each data set to local water conditions.”—David Critchley, CEO, Proteus.
 
Advancing Space Innovation + Exploration @ The Global Space & Satellite Forum In Dubai
This forum is a result of the close collaboration with the UAE Space Agency and Emirates Institution for Advance Science and Technology.
 
SatBroadcasting™: Bringing GOD TV Africa To Millions
ViewSat has played a significant role to ensure GOD TV Africa reaches their broadcasting goal of having world-class programming in every television household in Africa
 
Gilat's Webinar Reminder.. Changing The Equation, Do The Numbers Add Up? For Reliable Fixed Broadband
To hear more about transforming the data traffic challenge into an opportunity...
 
Conference Collaboration Brings CABSAT + NAB Together For MENA Media Trade Event
"Three days of disruptive trends that are delivering transformational change to the region via an exciting roster of new and enhanced features will be offered..."
 
Digital Globe's Satellite Responds To Crisis...Assists w/Fighting Ebola
...which is helping military operators, civilian healthcare workers, international partner nations and volunteers understand events on the ground...
 
Al-Jazeera Media Network + Es’hailSat Start The New Year With A Switcheroo 
“We believe that we have the optimum solution..."
 
SpaceX To Send Es'hailSat 2 Out To Orbit
"Securing the launch of Es’hail 2 marks another key milestone in Qatar’s satellite program..."—Ali Al Kuwari, CEO, Es'hailSat.