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May 22nd, 2017
 
 
Hughes to Implement a Turnkey, Fully-Managed IP Network for a Global Organization
Under this agreement, Hughes will be responsible for the implementation, support and management of all elements of the network providing critical...
 
Update as Norsat Notifies Hytera of Superior Proposal from Privet Fund Management LLC
Hytera is under no obligation to make such an offer, but if they offer to amend the Arrangement Agreement ...
 
India Picks Up Pace to Provide High-Speed Internet with ISRO's New Satellites
Despite overtaking the US last year to become the world's second largest Internet user base after China, India is still behind many Asian countries ...
 
IPSTAR International Selects Hughes JUPITER™ for India's National, Digital India, Initiative
New JUPITER-powered services will be five times faster than any satellite Internet access currently available in India...
 
Philippines to Receive a New DTH Service Via ABS and SOLAR Group
The new service will be available on C-band via the ABS-6 satellite that covers the Philippines.
 
AsiaSat and SSL Agree that AsiaSat-9 is Ready for Shipment to Baikonur + a Globecast Deal
AsiaSat 9 is a replacement satellite for AsiaSat 4 at 122 degrees East and is an SSL 1300E satellite equipped with...
 
On the CommunicAsia2017 Show Floor — iDirect Reveals Performance and Efficiency Boost with iQ Desktop Remote and Intelligent Gateway
The iQ Desktop supports a full range of DVB-S2X MODCODS up to 256APSK 3/4 and aggregate throughput up to 200 Mb/s.
 
Arianespace Prepping for their Next Dual Payload Dual Launches
Inside the Spaceport’s Launcher Integration Building, the Ariane 5 for Flight VA238 is taking shape for a June 28 liftoff with a dual-satellite payload...
 
Companies Seeking Cyber-Security Find Answers at CommunicAsia's SatComm2017
With the Cybersecurity Market Report predicting that worldwide spending on cyber security will top US$1 trillion for the five-year period from 2017 to 2021...
 
SATCOM to Assist with China's “One Belt and One Road” Program
The two parties will carry out cooperation in areas such as satellite applications, electronic information products, control and...
 
Advantech Wireless' ASAT II™ WaveSwitch™ Makes Waves at CommunicAsia 2017 with Waveform Switching
The system will dynamically assign from Advantech Wireless’ RCSXTM selection of waveforms - ASCPC™, MF-TDMA, and SCPC DVB-S2/S2X.
 
O3b Reconnecting Flood Victims in Peru Through Connectivity with Project Loon
Recently, the El Niño weather phenomenon has deluged parts of Peru with nearly 10 times the typical rainfall, causing widespread flooding and mudslides...
 
Failed Space Port Land Returns to Original Owners ... 30 Years Later 
“When the Bjelke-Peterson government announced plans in 1986, they didn’t bother to consult the traditional owners, they just took the land."
 
New Zealand is Reaching to Space ... A Good Place to Try Things, Where Not Everyone is Watching
We could set up unmanned mini space labs for hire. Scientists could send small boxes up into space ... that are controlled and monitored from Earth.
 
PAGASA Keeps 'em Dry ... Launches COMS Weather Watch Satellite
The COMS is the first geostationary multipurpose satellite of South Korea,
 
ORBCOMM Solutions Sell in Saudi Arabia via New Partnership with machinestalk
"... we believe that IoT is no longer an option for enterprises wishing to grow in their industry space or simply defend their market share.​
 
Inmarsat's Regional Conference 2017 Reveals Globalsat Group's Strong Partnership and Innovative Solutions
necessary not only to know how to operate the equipment, but also to understand risk management and ... optimize processes, reduce costs, save lives
 
UltiSat Picks Up a SATCOM Contract with the Swedish Armed Forces
UltiSat is positioned to provide C- and Ku-band satellite capacity to enable IP connectivity for forward-deployed FMV troops...
 
New Hybrid Platform from SES Brings Palau Telecoms and Others Connectivity in APAC Region
The new solution represents fully-managed ‘bandwidth-on-demand’ connectivity, with intelligent routing and resiliency.
 
For Use at Q-Band, AtlanTecRF Releases Enhanced SATCOM Loop Test Translators
AtlanTecRF Loop Test Translators are already in use on all continents in lower frequency bands from L- to Ka- and the extension into...
 
"An important shift for space warfighting and acquisition" — Breaking Defense news...
AFSPC/CC has been elevated to the Joint Force Component Commander for Space (JFCC Space) … in essence a 4-star Air Force commander focused on the joint fight.
 
ViaSat Flying High with AirSatOne and Iceland Air Becoming Partners with the Company
ViaSat offers in-flight Internet products that enable business travelers to be more productive and entertained in the air...