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Gazprom Agrees to a Capacity Contract for HorizonSat
The capacity leased by HorizonSat will provide Internet connectivity in the countries of Central and Eastern Africa...
 
Rendezvous and Berthing at ISS Has Been Successfully Completed by Orbital ATK's Cygnus
Known as OA-7, this mission marks the company’s seventh cargo delivery mission under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS-1) contract.
 
Arabsat Engaging in the Arab Radio and TV Festival
Arabsat has a unique and strong commercial relationship with ASBU,...
 
A Big Dream for Israeli High School Students' SmallSat is Successful 
It is the only QB50 nano-satellite constructed by high school students. The others were developed by college students.
 
Iridium Partners with Lindsey Manufacturing to Deliver Power SATCOM Solutions
This partnership expands Iridium's footprint in the transmission utility day-ahead-power-transfer capacity market, by integrating satellite...
 
Signalhorn Contributes Their Expertise In Connecting Africa at NG Telecoms Summit Africa
 ... more than 100 global leaders in the telecom industry will be discussing challenges of meeting the needs of African-based customers...
 
Finally an Agreement in Guyana With Governments and Collective ... Arianespace to Proceed  
"a defining day for the future of Guyana." 
 
Communications & Power Industries Does the Wave ... Celebrates the Shipment of Its 3,500th Ka-Band HPA
This company celebrates the shipment of their 3,500th Ka-band high-power amplifier (HPA) used for satellite communications applications. 
 
It's a First for China ... Launches Cargo Spacecraft, Plans for Building Space Station
Without a cargo transportation system, the station would run out of power and basic necessities, causing it to return to Earth before the designated time.
 
Launch Pod Integration Success Leads SSG's Smallsats to Launch Date in India
These nanosatellites will be launched from the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
 
Encore for XTAR... $9.8 Million Contract Keeps US Navy's UAS Connected
... will supply X-band satellite services for the continued testing of the MQ-4C Triton UAS
 
Globecomm Covers the Globe With End-to-End Solutions at NAB2017
from end-to-end managed services, systems integration and cloud-related offerings for transporting video content and data over multiple networks ...
 
IRG Asks THE Question ... Interference, Is Technology Able to Solve It?
The good news is that sectors across the industry are working on technologies to counter interference, many of which are available for use now.
 
ABS-2's 12x27 MHZ of Payload Now Co-Branded as MongolSat-1
MongolSat-1 represents the country of Mongolia's first co-branded satellite payload in its history. 
 
Intelsat to Complete Their EpicNG Network with Launch of Horizons' 3e Satellite by Arianespace
This launch will occur late in 2018 and will be conducted from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana.
 
Advantech Wireless Upgrades High Speed Performance of Ultimate Series U7400 VSAT Modem 
demonstrated “On-the-Fly” Waveform switching between 64Kbps low data rate MF-TDMA to 100 Mbps SCPC DVB-S2X Waveforms
 
C-COM Takes Their Satellite Systems Outside at NAB2017
taking their products to a large outdoor exhibit at number OE826. (Maybe it's just a coincidence, but they are located towards the beer tent.)
 
Introductions Are In Order as EarthCARE Meets Its Payload at Airbus' Facility 
... met for the first time when the Japanese Space Agency (JAXA) handed over the instrument to ESA...
 
Walton's De-Ice Can Eliminate Snow and Ice Buildup on Antennas in Las Vegas 
... uniquely patented design prevents snow and ice from accumulating on an Earth station antenna and degrading or breaking satellite links.
 
Globalsat Group and Iridium Receive a Warm Welcome in Chile
... particular interest in countries like Chile, where emergencies caused by natural disasters often take telecommunications services to their limits.