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September 17th, 2019
 
 
A Conversation With ... Peter Waskowic, Director of Satellite Communication Products, SED Systems (a Division of CALIAN Ltd.)
The company offers complex RF system design and the deployment of gateways and is a forerunner in Ka-band gateway development as well as a...
 
A Conversation with... Andrew Bond, Sales and Marketing Director, ETL Systems
these are exciting times with a renewed focus on SATCOM once again that is a sector that doesn’t change as rapidly as one might wish, change takes time. 
 
A Conversation With ... Steve Richeson, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, Mission Microwave
Mission Microwave makes high power, solid-state amplifier block upconverters.  The main element that differentiates them from competitors...
 
iDirect Government Acquires Glowlink for the Firm's Satellite Interference and SATCOM Expertise and Technologies
The company will add intellectual property, engineering personnel and proprietary technologies to iDirect Government’s family and product...
 
A Conversation with... Eran Shapiro, Director, Technology Business Ventures, Spacecom
Eran helps to decide how to design satellites to meet customer needs, based on new technologies and product developments. The firm develops...
 
Fire at Japan's Tanegashima Space Center Scrubs H-IIB Launch to ISS
The fire reportedly burned for about two hours before being extinguished — no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire, and whether it caused any...
 
A Conversation with... Bill O'Hara, General Manager, Media, Intelsat
The company is integrating new solutions for customers and they are taking a fractured ecosystem and turning it into one that simplifies the overall...
 
Capacity Doubled by Botswana Telecommunications Corporation on Spacecom's AMOS-7 Satellite
With this new capacity, BTC is adding cellular backhaul and various long-distance communication services to enhance rural area connectivity...
 
A Conversation With ... Richard Jacklin, Director of Sales at ViaLite Communications
2019 has been a busy year for them! ... taking the range of their C-Band product up to 7.5 GHz. This year, they will finish the ViaLite System Designer Tool:
 
UP42 Launches Their EO Data and Analytics Platform
UP42 opens up access for the first time to geodata and processing tools that enable observation and analysis of portions of the planet at scale...
 
Santander Teleport to Provide Comms Services to Spanish Armed Forces
A completely new network is being deployed to provide secured broadband internet access, telephone calls, e-learning, live TV as well as on demand...
 
Leaf Space and GomSpace Solutions Sign an MoU to Integrate Their Smallsat Solutions
Leaf Space has integrated GomSpace transceivers in its Leaf Line Ground Segment service, which are now available to Leaf Space and GomSpace...
 
Integrasys Delivers Beam Budget Tool to Kymeta
Beam Budget allows Kymeta staff to access highly accurate link budget calculations quickly, allowing them to easily select the most suitable satellite...
 
Forrester Reports: SES Wins Mediterranean Ferry Ships Contract
The contract is with Dataset to bring cutting-edge, end-to-end connectivity to a ferry fleet in the Mediterranean Sea servicing passengers and cargo in...
 
Hughes Realizes USAF Contract for Enterprise Management and Control Prototypes for SATCOM
The prototype will include the Hughes Flexible Modem Interface (FMI) which will enhance interoperability across military and commercial ...
 
Kleos Space is Off to a Successful Start in South America
Kleos Space’s independent data solutions will provide defence, security and commercial users with access to a cost-effective daily geolocation...
 
First Customer is Signed by mu Space
This marks the first time mu Space secured a customer to lease capacity for their upcoming satellite to be launched in the next three years. Zeta IOS...
 
Es'hailSat: On the Show Floor @ IBC2019 Spotlighting Their Satellites and Services
The company has been working extremely hard since the launch of Es’hail-1 to expand the firm's services beyond the local market, and now with the...
 
Satellogic and ABDAS Partner Up for Satellite Constellation Access
This agreement includes dedicated launches — coordinated by Satellogic — for fleet deployment and expansion. The partnership also gives ABDAS...
 
Eutelsat Americas Gains Orby TV Capacity Contract for U.S. Satellite Television Service
The multi-year, multi-transponder agreement between the companies was announced at the International Broadcast Convention (IBC 2019) following...
 
Cobham SATCOM: On the IBC2019 Show Floor with Three New VSAT Terminals
The latest VSAT addition to Cobham’s market-leading EXPLORER portfolio, the EXPLORER 6000 Series, is the first ever range of Fly-Away ...
 
Newtec: The MCX7000 Debuts @ IBC2019 in Team Up with DVB
Taking place at DVB’s stand 1.B71, the DVB demonstration — which will use Newtec’s MCX7000 Multi-Carrier Satellite Gateway as a receiver — will ...
 
A Conversation With ... David Walton, V.P., and Ray Powers, Director of Sales and Marketing, Walton Enterprises, Inc.
it goes where no radome has gone before to help live broadcast remotes stay on air ... at a Winter Olympics, burning sun and dust storms at a Dakar Rally
 
A Conversation with... Ahsun Murad, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Optimal Satcom
The company has always been focused on resource management for satellites. In the satellite space, they help customers to efficiently plan...
 
Talia Limited and Arabsat Sign Agreement @ IBC2019 for the Addition of Satellite Capacity
With this latest agreement, Talia adds BADR-6 services to its satellite coverage portfolio of Ka-, Ku- and C-band solution, while enabling the...
 
Rohde & Schwarz: Satellite Uplink Amplifier Rolled Out @ IBC2019
The R&S PKU100-O750 is rated within 750W power class and is designed for outdoor operation — it represents the world’s most compact and...