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Ovzon and GetSAT Agree to Develop SOTM Terminals
By combining SOTM terminals developed by GetSAT and Ovzon's secure, end-to-end, mobile broadband satellite service, both companies strengthen...
SES Satellite Delivers AfricaXP's Bouquet for African Viewers ... Free to Air Local Channel
Delivered via SES satellites, this bouquet is supplied by AfricaXP, the leading independent African network, which is well-known for its Nollywood....
Announcing Orbital Micro Systems' Global Sales Director ... He Was With Google, Digital Globe, Lockheed Martin and More
He has a proven track record in enterprise data sales, in executive sales with industry leaders like Google, Digital Globe, and SkyBox Imaging.
CETel is Spotbeam On as It Serves an Increasing Connectivity Demand in North Africa  
Chad and South of Libya have little to no terrestrial connectivity and require stable, reliable and efficient solutions for data and voice transmissions.
Impressive Milestone of 10,000 Cumulative Years on Orbit by BAE Systems' Radiation-Hardened Electronics
computers command Mars rover terrestrial operations...direct guidance, navigation and control for satellites, including telemetry, health, and status  info
Honeywell Rides to Success On Their JetWave™ with Gilat’s Taurus IFC Modem to Deploy in  China  
aero-modem will enable Honeywell to offer the JetWave within territories and  to roam in-and-out of territories where Gilat’s ground network is deployed.
Airbus and Thales Alenia Space Will Build Two SpainSAT NG Satellites
guaranteeing the continuity of the secure communications services to the Spanish Ministry of Defense and Governmental Agencies using the current fleet.   
On-Board Processing ASICs to be Supplied by SatixFy for Airbus Payloads
The SX-4000 is designed on an advanced silicon process node that enables higher integration and lower power and mass in space, while...
Kymeta Partners with Türksat to Deliver Connectivity Solutions
Kymeta solutions provide reliable communications at high speeds and on rough seas or terrains. Türksat provides flexible solutions aimed at ...
Gilat Reports Success ... High Throughput Modem Powers First-Ever Demonstration of 5G Connectivity Over Telesat’s LEO Satellite
The testing confirmed that this required 5G backhaul solution can be provided by Gilat modem technology working with Telesat’s Phase 1 LEO satellite.
Eutelsat Selects Hughes JUPITER™ System to Connect to KONNECT High-Throughput Satellite
The JUPITER System is the next generation platform for VSAT networks, designed and optimized for broadband services over both high-throughput...
GetSAT's MilliSAT Terminals Receive Inmarsat's Blessings for Use with Global Xpress
Leveraging GetSAT’s patented InterFLAT miniaturized flat panel antenna technologies, MilliSAT-H-GX and MilliSAT-W-GX are the first...
Hughes Network and Yahsat Enter Into a J-V for Brazilian Broadband Services
This new venture combines Hughes experience delivering satellite networks and services in Brazil with Yahsat’s strong position and...
Talks Underway Between Telenor and Axiata to Combine Assets in Asia
The parties aim to create a leading, well diversified Pan-Asian telco with operations in nine countries with a total population of close to one billion...
Thuraya Signs Elcome as a Service Partner
Elcome is the largest satellite communications and systems integration provider in the Middle East, supporting all major shipyards in the region. Its...
Debuting from NovelSat for Live TV/OTT Services is a Comprehensive Satellite Broadcasting/Multicast Solution
The NovelSat satellite-to-mobile video solution incorporates all core-to-edge video delivery functionalities including high-efficiency multi-stream..
ISRO Postpones Chandrayaan-2 To July After Israel's Failed Moon Mission
The launch of India's Moon mission was scheduled in April but it was postponed after Israel's Beresheet spacecraft crashed during moon landing 
NSR Reports the Leader in Cellular Backhaul Shipments is Gilat
Gilat’s cellular backhaul leadership is most noteworthy with tier-1 MNOs deploying LTE networks throughout the globe. Such deployments include...
Double Debuts from IEC Telecom Feature Thuraya Comms Technologies
IEC Telecom’s Thuraya VSAT+ service provides traffic optimization for a better user experience and flexible tariff plans with no yearly lock-in...
The UAE's Mars Mission Hope Probe Reaches an 85 Percent Build Completion
The 1.5 ton Hope Probe build is now 85 percent complete, according to the organizations, with the majority of the parts in place with the unit going ...