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Controlling Interest Of O3b Networks Now In SES Hands
SES will pay USD 20 million to increase its fully diluted ownership of O3b from 49.1 to 50.5 percent.
 
OneWeb Petitions The FCC For LEO Satellite Constellation Access To US Markets
OneWeb's non-geostationary satellite constellation will make broadband access available today to many individuals across the world who have limited or no access.
 
Sky Sailing Stratollites
World View will be accelerating the development and commercial adoption of its “Stratollites”—or, high tech balloons that operate in the stratosphere.
 
NSR Addresses The Elasticity Of Demand... How To Ensure It Doesn't Snap Back
One of the hottest topics in satellite telecommunications is the concept of elasticity of demand.
 
Two Ka-Band Prototype Satellites Procured By Telesat—SSL & SSTL To Do The Honors
Telesat has secured priority rights to certain Ka-band spectrum in non-geostationary orbits (NGSO) at the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to operate such a constellation.
 
USAF 2nd GPS III Launch Services Contract Awarded To SpaceX
SpaceX will provide the government with a total launch solution for the GPS-III satellite, which includes launch vehicle production, mission integration, and launch operations and spaceflight certification. 
 
JAXA's ASTRO-H Satellite Left To Its Own Devices
The organization has made every effort to confirm the status of ASTRO-H and to regain the satellite's functions.
 
A UAS Traffic Management System Is In The Works
Silent Falcon will be implementing a client that interacts with the NASA UTM.
 
Eurovision Rio Olympics & Facebook African Broadband Needs To Be Satisfied By SES & Gilat
Bringing Rio Olympics to the world and high-speed broadband connectivity services to Sub-Saharan Africa in support of Facebook’s Express Wi-Fi program all SES projects.
 
An Exclusive NavWorx ADS-B Solution For Dallas Avionics
The unit offers three simultaneous display capabilities and provides traffic and weather updates.
 
DigitalGlobe Signs On New International D&I Client
This agreement brings total commitments from customers for capacity on WorldView-3 and WorldView-4 since the third quarter of 2015 to $355 million
 
Product Additions To Norsat International's Microwave Portfolio
The latest addition, the Median 40W BUC, joins the 16W and 25W versions that were announced earlier in 2016.
 
Yahsat Celebrates Fifth Anniversary Of Y1A Launch
In 2011, the Ariane 5 rocket carrying the satellite launched from the European Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana.
 
Telenor Satellite To Host iRG Interference Event In Early May
The workshop will educate the audience about recent developments, as well as giving case study examples of interference resolution.
 
First Partner For Thuraya's North American M2M Service Is Named... X2nSat
Working in partnership with X2nSat, Thuraya will now be able to further extend its reach into US markets.
 
Advantech Wireless And Decibel Technology Make Great Sounds As Reseller/Partners
..."our recent expansion in Southern Asia has led to the need to establish high quality sales and support channels for our products.”
 
A Global Forecast — The Satellite Transponder Market
Commercial communication applications are projected to dominate the global satellite transponder market over the forecast period.
 
Outerlink Global Has FAA STC Approval and Rings In Bell Helicopters
IRIS combines multiple features currently available from various vendors into one single solution at a fraction of the cost that an operator would pay for each of the components it replaces.
 
Marlink Flexes Their SATCOM Services
The service enables Marlink customers to increase their bandwidth on-demand on their VSAT connectivity service.
 
SSL's LEO Award
SSL will also provide the launch and will operate the satellite on orbit.