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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.
 
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,
 
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.
 
Speedcast Gains Four Service Contracts with O&G Operators
In the North Sea, Speedcast will provide engineering and systems integration support through the testing and commissioning of...
 
An NSR Analysis — An Update of the Asian Satellite Market
The launch of the 4th Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite occurred at a very busy time for the satellite industry in Asia Pacific.
 
IP Backbone Connectivity for Large Asian Telecom Operator Won by ABS
At half a gigabit per second, this contract represents a significant milestone for ABS for the delivery of GEO-based connectivity services.
 
On the CommunicAsia2017 Show Floor —Globecomm Planning Product Parade
The firm's broadcast and enterprise customers depend on the company's video, Internet, content and data network services to provide...
 
On the CommunicAsia2017 Show Floor — Kratos Defense and Security to Present Ground System Solutions...
The products on display by Kratos at this event are all designed to assist operators with changing satellite environments...
 
Gaining Even More Rideshare Launch Frequencies... Spaceflight Purchases a Rocket Lab Electron
The Electron is an ideal launch vehicle for dedicated and rideshare missions, especially those serving difficult-to-come-by launch destinations...
 
On the CommunicAsia2017 Show Floor... ETL Systems Debuting Their Hurricane and More...
The customizable Hurricane RF matrix is designed to change and adapt with the ever-changing requirements of the latest satellite teleports.