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May 11th, 2017
 
 
At the Transform Africa Summit 2017, Inmarsat's Twin Announcements
The need for responsive and effective joint operations among the security and safety agencies has never been greater...
 
An Infusion of Support for LeoSat Enterprises by SKY Perfect JSAT Corporation
This investment underlines SJC’s strong belief in LeoSat and the unique attributes of the company's LEO network architecture...
 
Satellite Service Stations in Space to be Aided by Draper Technologies
Draper, in support of RSGS and in collaboration with SSL, will provide technologies that aim to enable cooperative inspection and servicing of satellites in GEO...
 
ViaSat Becomes the Newest Member of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance
The DSA recognizes ViaSat as consistently pushing the boundaries of connectivity by bringing high-speed, high-quality Internet...
 
The Offshore Vehicles of Smit Lamnalco Weigh Anchor with KVH Maritime Comms Solutions
KVH will deliver and install its maritime solution on as many as 100 Smit Lamnalco offshore vessels over the next few years — 20 have already...
 
SFL's CanX-7 Smallsat Can Do as Drag Sails are Successfully Deployed
Space Flight Laboratory (SFL), which developed CanX-7, has announced the altitude decay rate changed significantly following the deployment...
 
European Consortium Team Up to Successfully Conduct Ultra-High Throughput Transmission Over Satellite
The technology demonstration was part of a development funded by the European Space Agency under the "ARTES Advanced Technology" program.
 
New Secretary of US Air Force is Third Woman to Serve In This Position
Wilson will replace acting secretary Lisa Disbrow, who has been filling in since Deborah Lee James vacated the position in January.
 
Draper and Partners Building a Smallsat to Really Study the Martian Climate
The spacecraft, known as Aeolus, is one of 10 mission concepts intended to study solar system planets and asteroids selected by NASA...
 
WE Note A Blending of SATCOM and Terrestrial Comms by Thuraya
This is the world’s first dual mode satellite and LTE hotspot that keeps you in contact with...
 
New Smallsat Technology Company Formed Through Merger of Adcole Corporation and Maryland Aerospace Inc.
Adcole Maryland Aerospace will maintain two locations to better serve the aerospace industry — Crofton, Maryland, and Marlborough, Massachusetts.
 
Harris' Favorite Falcons Fly with $90 Million in Tactical Radio Contracts from European Nation 
combination of the two radio systems will increase readiness and allow for full interoperability with US,NATO, and coalition forces. 
 
Critical Comms Solution to be Provided by Harris for Huge US Electric Utility
Harris will transition the customer from its legacy analog radio communication system to a Harris P25 Phase 2 digital network solution...
 
NSR Forecasts 2,356 Satellite Launches are Expected During the Coming Decade
NSR’s SMLS7 study also found that government and military satellite markets demonstrate equally robust activity.
 
Growth Expected in the In-Flight and Connectivity Market, According to a New, Euroconsult Report
The revenue per aircraft per year will double in the next five years to nearly $300,000 for connectivity suppliers.
 
Digital Delivery of Film for 331 Cinemas in the UK by Avanti Communications Group
The service provides a secure and highly reliable content distribution service ensuring film delivery to the cinemas...
 
Mapping Data Access Made Easier by Brainnwave
The data start-up has launched web services that break down the traditional barriers of access to mapping data...
 
SMi's MILSATCOM USA to run June 27 and 28 in Arlington, Virginia
Dr. Hardy will be talking about "The Importance of SATCOM to the Warfighter"...
 
Marlink's Global Network Increases to Arctic Circle Extends Northeast Passage 
Ku-band extension to the Arctic Circle supports fishery, offshore and cruise operators, but not polar bears.
 
The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Relys On Mapyx Again and SPOT Satellite Devices as Exclusive Partners
UK schools already using Mapyx and SPOT to safeguard 10,000 pupils each year
 
SpaceX's Falcon Heavy is Strapped Down as It Passes Static Fire Test ... Next Come The Space Travelers
Originally the company had planned to have everything operational for carrying space travelers and cargo into orbit by 2013, but now ...