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On the Show Floor @ CABSAT 2018 — Integrasys' SATCOM Tools
Satmotion HTS has the same auto-commissioning features as Satmotion Pocket, making pointing to the correct satellite quick and simple. It also...
 
Global Teleports, QuadSAT and SES ... It Takes Three to Provide First-Ever Live Broadcast from Easter Island
QuadSAT streamed the event using an RTMP IP livestream protocol, using the Icelandic streaming platform, OZ.com.
 
Arianespace Prepares to Launch Four Additional Galileo Satellites
For the second time, an Ariane 5 ES version will be used to orbit satellites in Europe’s satellite navigation system. At the completion of this flight...
 
Yahsat's Orbital ATK-Built Al Yah 3 Satellite Arrives Safely in Kourou for January Launch — Arianespace Gets Ready
Al Yah 3 is a Ka-band high-throughput satellite that will expand Yahsat’s coverage to an additional 19 markets in Africa and also marks Yahsat’s...
 
SES Networks Enterprise+ Broadband Platform for Latin American Service Providers and Telcos 
In today’s world, connectivity has evolved from a convenience to a critical component of business success.
 
FACSAT-2 Smallsat Program to be Initiated by GomSpace for the Air Force of Columbia
The FACSAT-2 Project comprises the design, manufacture, test and operation of an advanced 6U remote sensing spacecraft. This new project will build on the technology transfer gained through the FACSAT-1 project, awarded to GomSpace in 2014. FACSAT-2 spacecraft is planned to be launched in 2019, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the Colombian Air Force.
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VSAT Connectivity from Speedcast to Support Land-Based Sites Throughout South America
Speedcast will leverage satellite VSAT connectivity to deliver communications to the remote land-based sites throughout South America...
 
Arianespace Completes Initial Build-Up for Flight VA240 to Drive Galileo Satellites to Slots
During activity in the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building, this heavy-lift vehicle for Arianespace Flight VA240 underwent the assembly process...
 
MEO Capacity from SES to Empower Speedcast's Comms Efforts in Peru + Speedcast's SIGMA Gateway Xtreme Debuts
The agreement enables Speedcast to provide network services to mobile network operators (MNOs) and enterprise customers in areas of Peru... and new network device debuts...
 
Gilat Gains LATAM LTE Backhaul Contract
Gilat was selected for this end-to-end managed services project due to its proven expertise with LTE satellite backhaul deployments at tier-1 mobile...
 
The Embratel Star One D2 Satellite to be Cast into Orbit via Arianespace
Arianespace announced the signature of a launch contract for the Embratel Star One D2 satellite for Brazilian operator Embratel Star One, a subsidiary...
 
Processing Underway by Arianespace for Flight VA240 for Four Galileo Satellites
As the latest mission carrying Galileo satellites, Flight VA240 is to be conducted on behalf of the European Commission under a contract with the...
 
Gogo to Bring Their In-Flight Tech to LATAM Airlines Brazil
Gogo's inflight connectivity service will start in the first half of 2018 and the roll-out of the technology is expected to be completed in the first half of....
 
SES Networks Brings in the Balloons as X's Project Loon Restores Cell Connectivity in Puerto Rico
providing reliable high-performance connectivity to Puerto Ricans whose lives have been devastated by the hurricane Maria and who have ...
 
CPI's Antenna Systems Division Provisioning Ka-Band Gateway System for CALTEC in Peru
The system features high-performance technologies including patented ASC Signal sub-reflector tracking (SRT), which enables the antenna to...
 
The Largest DSNG Fleet in Brazil Upgrades to ATEME's Kyrion Encoders/Decoders
Based on ATEME’s fifth generation STREAM compression engine, the Kyrion encoder/decoder provides the best baseband video quality at...
 
China Launches Venezuela's Antonio Jose de Sucre Satellite From Jiuquan
The launch occurred at midnight local time, according to the telesur online infosite. Authorities say the new satellite will provide a better tool for...
 
Clarksville Police Chaplain Gathers Satellite Phones for Puerto Rico
Martinez says he realized just how bad the communication was when he couldn't contact his mother after the hurricane for five days.
 
Brazil's Atech Corporation Goes with ND SatCom's SKYWAN Satellite Routers
The selection was made due to the leading-edge SKYWAN 5G technology and long-term experience in establishing communication networks as well...
 
NASA's Discovery Reveals Heavy Rain with Tropical Storm Nate
forecast on October 5 calls for Nicaragua to receive from 15 to 20 inches, isolated 30 inches; Costa Rica and Panama is forecast to receive 5 to 10 ...