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Arabsat's BADR-4 is Good ... Broadcasts mtv Lebanon HD and Musical One TV
mtv Lebanon HD started the new year broadcasting on Arabsat BADR-4 satellite at 26 degrees East, expanding its viewer from MENA to Europe.
 
Arabsat Broadband Services Launch Arabsat Expand to Bridge the Digital Divide in Remote Communities
“This project flips the use of satellite on its head.”
 
Oman's First Satellite to Launch in 2019 to Detect Light Pollution
This refers to the brightening of the night sky caused by street lights and other man-made sources.
 
Talia's Partnership with Newtec Continues and Increases Capacity on Arabsat Across Middle East
The Newtec Dialog platform uses setup guides so that customers can self-install the terminals with an app – either on Apple’s iPhone or Google’s ...
 
Arianespace’s 2018 Begins with Upcoming Launch of SES-14 and Al Yah 3 Satellites and Plans for Numerous Soyuz Missions
With Ariane 5 in position at the Final Assembly Building, the launcher is ready to receive its two satellite passengers...
 
CETel and Arabsat's Business Continuity Services Safeguard Security, Redundancy and Back-Up
Data and permanent connectivity requirements made service availability the heart of every operation; no organization is willing to rely on a single string ...
 
Arabsat's and Talia's Partnership Expands the Second Least Internet Connected Region in the World 
The Middle East is citied by the ITU as being the second least Internet connected region in the world with 58 percent of the population being off-line.
 
KSF Space Brings Moroccan Students an ISS Experience
In collaboration between KSF Space and NASA, through the first of its kind contact, the ISS on orbit crew touched on leading life onboard the ISS and...
 
LeoSat @ CABSAT — Transforming Data Communications
Using optical inter-satellite links and operating in polar orbits five times closer to Earth than MEO, and 25 times closer that GEO satellites, LeoSat...
 
Orbit Ends 2017 with a Bang .... Record Breaking December Orders Total More than US$20 Million    
Seven key deals contribute to the best December in company history
 
Telesat's Phase 1 LEO Satellite Enjoys a Successful Launch
The initial constellation will consist of approximately 120 satellites by 2021 and Telesat is evaluating options to expand its system beyond this ...
 
CETel Commits to SES Networks’ to Explore and Produce Sites in Africa Via MEO Fleet Connectivity 
With round trip latencies below 150 milliseconds, MEO-enabled networks are on par with standard fiber connections, and are more reliable and faster to ... 
 
Arabsat's Two New Satellites and Services will be Revealed at CABSAT 2018
Two new satellites are joining Arabsat, and more information ...
 
Cobham SATCOM How a SAILOR Teaches Turkish Maritime Cadets 
"...the cadets also reported that it was basically ‘too easy to use’...” 
 
IMT and Vislink Share Their Wares at CABSAT 2018
It supports X- and Ku-band configurations ensuring worldwide coverage is available at all times.
 
ASECNA to Deploy Aireon's Space-Based ADS-B in Western and Central Africa
one of Africa’s largest Air Navigation Service Providers, covering 16.1 million square kilometers of airspace, through six Flight Information Regions ...
 
The UN International Organization for Migration Aids Refugees with TAC-PAK Videoconferencing Systems
civil war broke out in CAR 115,000 Chad refugees have been displaced, people have been killed and many more have been the victims of rape and...
 
Elbit Systems' Mercury Radio Achieves Results with the UK's Army Cadet Force
The UK MoD was provided with extensive hardware and software enhancements to achieve best in class Radio performance, and ...
 
Nigeria's NigComSat Agency Signs on with China for Two Satellites
Shittu said that NICOMSAT is one of Nigeria's agencies where the hope is to procure two new satellites from China. Initially the agreement was that...
 
Greece's Pride as Completion of Hellas-Sat is Sent for Tests 
Hellas Sat 4 was built in cooperation with the Royal Institute of Technology of Saudi Arabia.