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By Randall Barney | News about the satellite ground segment, satellite communications and technology.

Shant TV Launches HD Platform At Eutelsat Hotbird Neighborhood - Via Satellite

Title screen of The Azizyans, an Armenia TV sitcom.<p><b>Shant TV</b>, an Armenian commercial broadcaster, announced that on July 15 it will launch its new …

World Teleport Association

PSSI Global, USA provides services for all the major networks and cable entities, and is a primary satellite uplink truck supplier for Comcast.<p>CETel …

Kratos to Study Satcom Resiliency for US Government - Via Satellite

The Pentagon, headquarters for the Department of Defense. Photo: Wikimedia.<p><b>Kratos Defense & Security Solutions</b> announced that the United States …

Intelsat Launches 2G Service for Sub-Saharan Africa - Via Satellite

Students in Africa show off their mobile phones. Photo: Wikimedia.<p>Intelsat has announced a managed services solution, IntelsatOne Mobile Reach Solar …

Konnect Africa CEO on the Right Business Model for Broadband in the Region - Via Satellite

Laurent Grimaldi, CEO of Broadband for Africa. Photo: Eutelsat<p><b>Konnect Africa</b>, the broadband venture set up by <b>Eutelsat Communications</b>, has recently …

1 cable system in Hong Kong

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, July 13, 2017<p>PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service …

Hong Kong

Yahsat and Interactive Group sign MoU for eHealth services

Interactive Group – a Pakistan based integrated IT solutions provider – signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Yahsat to combine …

Innovation

Arabsat offers DTH bouquet to Europe/MENA

Saudi Arabia-based Arabsat is transmitting a FTA DTH bouquet using its BADR-4 satellite from its ‘hot spot’ at 26 degrees East. The bouquet’s …

Bouquets

XipLink Announces Multi-Gigabit Hubs for HTS and Hybrid Networks - Via Satellite

One of the XA-200K predecessors, XA-60K. Photo: XipLink.<p><b>XipLink</b> has announced immediate availability for its new XA-200K model, a 1U form factor …

Hellas Sat Expands South African Presence with New Office - Via Satellite

Gandhi Square, Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo: Flickr.<p><b>Hellas Sat</b> announced the opening of its new sales office in Johannesburg, South Africa, to …

Eutelsat books 2,000 hours for Tour de France

By Chris Forrester<p>July 10, 2017<p>Eutelsat says its Sales & Reservations Centre has booked almost 2,000 hours of coverage including ‘Occasional Use’ …

Tour de France

Geoscience Australia Renews Connectivity Contracts with Speedcast - Via Satellite

Geoscience Australia headquarters. Photo: Wikimedia.<p><b>Geoscience Australia</b>, Australia’s public sector geoscience organization, has renewed its contract …

Science

SES Video and Telekom Serbia Broadcast Radio Television of Serbia Channels

SES Video and Telekom Serbia Broadcast Radio Television of Serbia Channelsjgillet 10 Jul 2017

Televisions

RSCC Refurbishes Equipment at Shabolovka Technical Center - Via Satellite

Employees monitor channels at the Shabolovka Center. Photo: RSCC.<p><b>Russia Satellite Communications Company</b> (RSCC) has completed compression equipment …

Encompass expands into Eastern Europe

July 6, 2017<p>Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company delivering end-to-end video solutions, is expanding its operations into …

Eastern Europe

Kratos Receives $16 Million in Radar and System Contract Awards - Via Satellite

A Satellite Earth station. Photo: Kratos<p><b>Kratos Defense & Security Solutions</b> announced that its Modular System Division (MSD) recently received …

ABS signs agreement with Prime Telecom for occasional use

ABS has signed an agreement with Prime Telecom, Brazil for occasional use (OU) capacity on the ABS-3A satellite for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup …

FIFA Confederations Cup

PCCW Global signs Memorandum of Intention with Nilesat for Global TV Network solution between Egypt and the rest of the world | PCCW Global

HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HONG KONG, July 3, 2017<p>PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, has signed a Memorandum of Intention with …

Telecoms

Marathon Coverage Runs Smoothly Thanks to RF over Fiber

Flawless video coverage of this year’s London Marathon was made possible with the help of <b>ViaLite</b> RF over fiber links.<p>The 26+ mile length of the …

London Marathon

RF over Fiber has an Important Role in Disaster Recovery

Disasters can strike without warning, and for a broadcast or satellite earth station hit by a fire, flood, hurricane or terrorist attack for example, …

SES and SaT5G to Spearhead Development of Ubiquitous 5G Network Capabilities

Written on 29 Jun 2017<p>SaT5G consortium tasked to drive the integration of satellite into 5G networks<p>LUXEMBOURG, 29 June 2017 -- SES (Euronext Paris …

Internet

Skyline nominated for prestigious Export Lion 2017 award

You can also read this press release online.<p>Skyline nominated for prestigious Export Lion 2017 award

SES and MDA Announce First Satellite Life Extension Agreement

SES and MDA Announce First Satellite Life Extension Agreementsscheibe 28 Jun 2017

Aging

Batelco Achieves Provisional Certification of its Ras Abu Jarjur Teleport from WTA

News & Press: Press Release<p>Email to a Friend<p><b>9 hours ago</b> (0 Comments)<br>Posted by: Matt Owen<p>Share |<p><b>(June 28, 2017 – New York City) –</b> The World Teleport …

Telenor Achieves Full Certification of its Nittedal Teleport from WTA

News & Press: Press Release<p>Email to a Friend<p><b>Wednesday, June 21, 2017</b> (0 Comments)<br>Posted by: Matt Owen<p>Share |<p><b>(June 21, 2017 – New York City) –</b> The …

Space

WTA Publishes Understanding and Improving the ROI of VSAT Networks Research Report

CETel GMbH, Germany providess the full range of fixed and mobile satellite services and ensure service operability based on our own, redundant …

Future Investments in VSAT: What you Need to Know

At the SATELLITE 2017 Conference & Exhibition, the ambitious nature of the satellite industry shone through. Whether in Low Earth Orbit (LEO), Medium …

SES Restores Capacity from AMC-9 Satellite

SES Restores Capacity from AMC-9 Satellite aripoche 27 Jun 2017

CTOs

OneWeb opens satellite production line

OneWeb Satellites has inaugurated its assembly line in Toulouse, the beating heart of Airbus’ manufacturing expertise, to begin end-to-end …

Assembly Lines