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The Newspace Systems Celebrates More than Two Million Operational In-Orbit Hours, Need for New Space and More
recently celebrated a momentous milestone when its NRWA-T065 Reaction Wheel Product reached over 2 million operational hours in-orbit.
 
Spacecom Gathers Capacity Contract for their Upcoming Amos-17 Satellite
The capacity contract is for a period of four years and will access the satellite's Ka-band capabilities. In addition to what are termed collaborative ...
 
University of Nairobi Encourages Others to Participate in Space Technology After Successful Satellite Launch
It is the first outer space object registered by Kenya and the first Kenyan Satellite that has gone into space orbit.
 
SatADSL's Partner Camtel Connect Cameroon's Communities ... Both Public and Private Enterprises
agreement follows a pilot launch of SatADSL’s solutions in Cameroon, including schools, post offices, hospitals and banks. 
 
Inmarsat Reaffirms Humanitarian Response to UN Crisis Connectivity Charter 
improving their access to vital satellite-based communications when local networks are affected, destroyed or overloaded after a disaster. 
 
UAE Space Agency and Universities Organize the Preliminary Design of MeznSat
will provide insight into the concentration of nutrients in the coastal waters of the Arabian Gulf, enabling more accurate predictions of algal blooms ...
 
Avanti Communications Wins "Changing Lives"... and Does for 18,000 Tanzanian Teachers and 216,000 Students 
the actual changed lives has been recorded and totals 18,000 teachers and 216,000 students, over 310 primary and secondary schools across 25 regions 
 
Thuraya's WE Offers Constant Contact, First Dual Mode Satellite and LTE Hotspot 
... was developed to converge satellite with terrestrial communications, and is the first dual mode Satellite and LTE hotspot that enabling constant contact.
 
Orbit Communications to Present Their MPT 30 Multi-Purpose Terminal @ SOFIC
Orbit’s MPT was designed to address the regional and global coverage needs of the military mobile market. By providing outstanding RF...
 
Mediavision Expands their African MCPC Broadcast Platform Via the Thaicom-6 Satellite
The MCPC broadcast platform provides broadcasters in Europe direct access to Thaicom’s content distribution platform at 78.5 degrees East on the...
 
African Geospatial Data Expanded by East View Geospatial to now Include Malawai
EVG now offers complete topographic coverage of Malawi at 1:50,000 and 1:250,000 scales, as well as large-scale city street guides and topographic...
 
Twofour54 and Arabsat Set to Expand MENA’s Satellite Industry
The agreement will see Arabsat and twofour54 launch a new set of satellite TV channels on the Arabsat Badr-4 satellite. The agreement with Arabsat...
 
Three SmallSats Launched from ISS
Three cubesats carrying Amateur Radio payloads, including one with a V/U linear transponder, were deployed from the International Space Station...
 
SES and MX1 Bring Their Broadcasting Expertise to Israeli Public Broadcasting and Telekom Srbija
The global media services provider MX1, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SES, is offering a 24/7 fully-managed and automated solution which...
 
SatADSL, Global Telesat and RascomStar's Partnership Provides Affordable African Satellite Broadband Connectivity
"...they are committed to providing reliable connectivity anywhere at any time, even in the most challenging locations."
 
KSF Space's Second Annual MNSAT2018 Conference ... Big News on SmallSats
Last year's premier international conference on micro and nano satellites proved to be so successful that an encore conference will be taking place.
 
NASA's IMERG Reveals Tragic Floods in Kenya ... From Drought to Mudslides and Death 
The tragic irony of a region that was plagued by a severe drought in 2017 is now consumed in mudslides and floodwaters, taking with it at least 100 ...
 
Satellite Engineering Programs Initiated in Rwanda During Transform Africa Summit
The Agreement was signed in the sideline of the Transform Africa summit between Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) and, on...
 
Marlink Goes Deep Bringing Their Rich (Human) Resources to Africa's Mining Industry
Those people involved in mining possess courage to go deep and bring up to the world resources that are greatly appreciated.
 
SES Networks Multi-Year Agreement to Broaden Digital Access to Africa's Burkina Faso Government
delighted that the Burkina Faso government is reaping the benefits of their high-performance service and network to enhance the life of its citizens.