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April 25th, 2014
 
 
NOAA—CERES Set For Shipment (Satellite—JPSS-1)
[SatNews] The first of five instruments that will fly on JPSS-1, NOAA’s next polar orbiting environmental satellite, successfully completed pre-shipment review last week—the...
 
Airbus Defence & Space—Peruvian EO Product Planned + KazEOSat-1 Getting Ready  (Satellite Manufacture + Launch Preparation)
[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space has been selected as the sole, prime contractor to develop, construct and launch the first Earth Observation (EO) optical satellite system...
 
Quintron Systems...It's Not A Gamble With These DICES...VoIP Is A First With ULA Mission  (Launch/VoIP System)
[SatNews] ...was the design of three new user keysets for direct form-fit replacement of legacy equipment along with ...
 
Loral Space & Communications vs. ViaSat= Verdict ...$283 Million Against SSL (Legal/Business Moves)
[SatNews] ...Damages of $283 million were awarded against..."In particular, the damages awarded were not in any way justified by the evidence presented."
 
Avanti Communications + Gondwana Int'l Networks—Establishment Of Broadband + VoIP (SATCOM—Capacity)
[SatNews] Pan-African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks, has signed a...
 
Globalstar Europe Satellite Services + Ovinto Sat—Checking On The Hazards (SATCOM—M2M)
[SatNews] Globalstar Europe Satellite Services Ltd. has announced that M2M specialist Ovinto’s monitoring solution is now certified for use with the Globalstar Simplex...
 
Harris Corporation—Harmonious With MUOS (Comms)
[SatNews] Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) has successfully completed the next in a series of interoperability tests for the Falcon III® AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio hosting the...
 
Iridium Communications + International Maritime Organization (IMO)—GMDSS Provisioning, Please (SATCOM)
[SatNews] Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) has formally submitted a comprehensive application to the International Maritime Organization (IMO) through the United States for the provision of mobile satellite communications in the...
 
O3b Networks—Second Set Of Four Start Their Journey (Satellites)
[SatNews] O3b Networks has announced that its second group of four satellites have started their journey from the Thales Alenia Space facility in Rome to the launch site...
 
NovelSat—New Satellite Transmission Technology Debut (SatBroadcasting™—DVB-S2 PLUS)
[SatNews] NovelSat is introducing NovelSat DVB-S2 PLUS, a DVB-S2 backward-compatible alternative to the new DVB-S2X...
 
Ex-Im Bank, Asia Broadcast Satellite + SpaceX—Three Satellite Purchases + Two Launches Are Winners (Event—Awards)
[SatNews] Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS) received the Deal of the Year award from the Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank—the award was ...
 
Thuraya Telecommunications Company + Western Union— SIM Simple (Business)
[SatNews] Thuraya Telecommunications Company and The Western Union Company have announced their agreement to offer top-up services for Thuraya prepaid...
 
FreeWave Technologies...A New Wave For M2M Wireless Networking...WavePoint™ (M2M, Broadband, SCADA)
[SatNews] ...designed to meet the specific challenges of integrating difficult-to-reach field locations by providing powerful wireless IP routing capabilities...
 
Globalstar...Unlocks The Power Of A One Billion Dollar Investment...Most Modern Satellite Network (SatCom)
[SatNews] Satellite customers who trade in select competitive models and activate on a select service plan will receive a free new satellite phone.
 
Integrated Microwave Technologies + TV TEM—Transmitting On The Move (Of SatBroadcasting™ Interest—OB)
[SatNews] In an effort to increase its ENG coverage in Brazil’s competitive broadcast market, TV TEM, a regional affiliate of TV Globo, has made a substantial purchase of ...