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Turkey’s Active Communications Satellite Fleet to Grow to Six
Turksat 5A is being made to earn new rights of frequencies. Turksat 5B, on the other hand, will increase the capacity at 42 degrees east longitude
Speedcast to Support Sasol's O&G Efforts in Mozambique
This contract marks Speedcast’s first project for this South African-based customer and the sixth project in Mozambique, where Speedcast was the...
SpaceX Successfully Launches Spacecom's AMOS-17 Satellite
The satellite’s digital processing capabilities provide connectivity between all of AMOS-17’s beams in all available bands in any combination.
Arianespace’s Successful Launch of Flight VA249 ... Mission for Global Telecommunications
was a daytime liftoff providing an excellent view of the launcher’s initial trajectory including separation of the two solid propellant boosters at just over 
Statement from Maxar...1300-Class Communications Satellite Built for Intelsat Performing According to Plan After Launch
Intelsat will use the satellite to deliver video distribution and connectivity services to its broadband network, mobility and government customers
Valve Issues ... SpaceX Delays Launch of Amos-17 Satellite 
scheduled to take place almost three years after Spacecom's Amos-6 satellite was lost in an explosion on the launchpad of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in September 2016.
Gilat Satellite Networks Flies High with IFC Milestone for Aero Modems
The high-speed, satellite-based, global connectivity service being developed will be enabled by Gilat’s aero terminal...
Wavestream's $7 Million Contract to Deliver Comms-On-The-Halt for U.S. Army's WIN-T Program
WIN-T was established to provide anytime, anywhere connectivity via the U.S. DoD’s WGS satellite network. Wavestream’s Solid State Amplifier...
Sasol Selects Speedcast for Solutions and Support to Provide Fully-Managed Communications in Mozambique
to account for potential harsh weather with C-band VSAT connectivity and terrestrial fiber optic backhaul, satellite phones and a terrestrial radio ...
ResearchAndMarkets.com's Global Satellite Ground Station Equipment Market 2019-2023
analysis includes these ground station equipment companies: EchoStar Corp., Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd, NovelSat, Viasat Inc., and VT iDirect Inc.
Forrester Reports: SES and Yahsat, Plus, Spacecom and AMOS-17
YahLive has been in a period of “strategic review” for some time. That review has been finalized and SES stated that the enterprise has not met ...
Spacecom’s Strategic Milestone ... Launch of AMOS-17 Designed to Meet Africa's Communication Needs
only digital HTS specifically designed to offer mobile operators and telecom service providers an economical and operational answer for African needs
Iranian Satellite is Ready to Launch
Despite all the restrictions, one of the satellites has been completed at the ISRC and it is ready for launch.
Gilat's Milestone is Celebrated as Peru's President Gives OK ... Going Operational with Peruvian Telecom Project
This phase enables the start of delivery of broadband internet services to more than half a million people in the three regions. Entering the operational...
Ground Station Support for General Atomics' OTB Satellite Achieved by Viasat
Viasat's RTE network provides Ground-Station-as-a-Service (GSaaS) to the Earth Observation and remote sensing community. The service offers...
Gilat's Multi-Million Dollar Contract from Globe Telecom Enables Satellite Wi-Fi to Schools and Hospitals in the Philippines
Gilat’s multi-service platform expanded to include Globe’s provision of Wi-Fi service over satellite to schools and hospitals throughout the Philippines
IDS Africa Signs on with Spacecom for AMOS-17 Satellite Broadcast Services
The satellite is scheduled to be launched to its 17°E orbital position in August of 2019. IDS Africa will use the satellite to broadcast Channels TV...
Newtec Dialog®'s Hub Transforms South Africa's Telemedia ... Takes Trucks Farther with Outside Broadcast Capabilities
installation of these services is costly and provided by fixed line operators. The services are often used on a one-time basis and very rarely used again
African Space Industry to Grow More than 40 Percent, According to the New Space in Africa 2019 Report
projects that the African space industry is likely to grow over 40 percent in the next five years, to exceed $10 billion by 2024.
Ka-Band SATCOM Terminal with Integrated BUC Debuts from Get SAT
This new SATCOM terminal meets the requirements of military, defense and security markets that are in need of full broadband communications...