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CABSAT 2017 | Communities Subscription

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World’s Top Six Teleport Operators All Supplied by ViaLite | ViaLite Communications

Figures recently released by the World Teleport Association (WTA) show that <b>ViaLite</b> has supplied RF over fiber links to each of the world’s top six …

SES Cooperates with Luxembourg Institute of Science and Techno

Written on 14 Mar 2017<p>Focus on developing innovative satellite-based business solutions<p>LUXEMBOURG, 14 March 2017 -- SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and …

Innovation

O3b Delivers Connectivity to Africa Cup of Nations, Signs Capacity Deal with Presta Bist - Via Satellite

Stade d’Oyem. Photo: Stadium DB.<p><b>O3b Networks</b> announced deployment if its satellite-enabled network in the northernmost stadium hosting matches of the …

Africa Cup of Nations

Daily Satellite News

<i>Comtech Telecommunications Corp.'s Tempe, Arizona, subsidiary, Comtech EF Data Corp., has announced their Heights™ Dynamic Network Access (H-DNA)</i> …

Innovation

the-fly” SATCOM Waveform Switching Technology

<i>High quality broadband satellite services with highest efficiency and network utilization achieved with ASAT II™ System WaveSwitch™ automated</i> …

Innovation

Hughes Launches HughesNet Gen5, HTS Service - Via Satellite

Hughes Echostar 19 rendering. Photo: Hughes<p><b>Hughes Network Systems</b> has announced HughesNet Gen5, which according to the company is the first and only …

Net Neutrality

World Teleport Association

Yahsat, UAEprovides multipurpose satellite solutions (government and commercial) for broadband, broadcast, military, and communications use across …

PCCW Global teams with DHQ Tech to develop groundbreaking services for Hengqin “Smart City” | PCCW Global

HKT (SEHK:6823) – HONG KONG, March 8, 2017<p>PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, Hong Kong’s premier telecommunications service …

SATELLITE 2017 Show Daily - Day 3 - Bezos Announces Eutelsat as First Customer for New Glenn Rocket | Via Satellite

Blue Origin CEO and founder Jeff Bezos stunned SATELLITE 2017 before the Opening General Session by bringing Eutelsat CEO Rodolphe Belmer on stage to …

SpaceX

Thales and SES Select Hughes for Next-Generation Aviation Connectivity Network to Provide Increased Capacity, Coverage and Redundancy over the Americas

Thales and SES Select Hughes for Next-Generation Aviation Connectivity Network to Provide Increased Capacity, Coverage and Redundancy over the …

Innovation

Intelsat takes equity stake in Kymeta

Global satellite giant Intelsat used the Satellite 2017 show to announce it had taken an equity stake in specialist antenna manufacturer Kymeta. …

Innovation

Eutelsat signs on for Blue Origin launch

Eutelsat Communications announced at the Satellite 2017 Convention in Washington DC the conclusion of a contract with Blue Origin for a launch on the …

Space Travel

Hughes launches LTE acceleration technology to support mobile backhaul

Broadband satellite solutions provider Hughes Network Systems has launched advanced LTE acceleration technology to support cellular backhaul for …

Telecommunications

GSA Selects Eutelsat to Provide Payload and Services for Next-Generation EGNOS - Via Satellite

Artist’s rendition of Eutelsat 5 West B. Photo: Orbital ATK<p>The <b>European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency</b> (GSA) has selected <b>Eutelsat</b> …

Aerospace

Gilat and Hughes Unveil Dual-Band Aero Antenna for In-Flight Connectivity - Via Satellite

Gilat’s booth at SATELLITE 2016. Photo: Gilat<p><b>Gilat Satellite Networks</b> and <b>Hughes Network Systems</b> announced a new high-performance dual Ka-/Ku-band …

Antenna

iDirect Government Unveils Enhanced 9-Series Airborne Satellite Remote - Via Satellite

The 9800 AR remote. Photo: iGovernment Direct<p><b>iDirect Government</b> has unveiled its high-speed 9-Series airborne satellite remotes providing enhanced …

Satellites

Intelsat 33e Now Operational, Supported by Aerojet Rocketdyne - Via Satellite

Intelsat-33e. Photo: Intelsat<p>Rocket engines made by <b>Aerojet Rocketdyne</b> are now providing in-flight maneuvers for the Intelsat 33e communications …

Aerospace

Intelsat CEO Assesses New Combination with SoftBank - Via Satellite

Stephen Spengler, Intelsat’s CEO. Photo: Intelsat.<p>In the week before the SATELLITE 2017 Conference & Exhibition, one of the biggest stories in our …

SES and SPI/FILMBOX Sign Capacity Deal to Distribute HD Channels in Latin America

SES and SPI/FILMBOX Sign Capacity Deal to Distribute HD Channels in Latin Americasscheibe 07 Mar 2017

TV

Eutelsat, Viasat reshape broadband JV

Eutelsat Communications and ViaSat have closed their partnering arrangement combining Eutelsat’s European broadband business with ViaSat’s Internet …

Emerging Technology

The Teleport Theory of Things: An STN Perspective - By Mitja Lovsin, Senior Director, STN

The world is changingfastand one of the biggest and most notable changes in mankinds recent history has been the way in which we communicate.

Innovation

Banking On Reliability in Afghanistan: A SpeedCast Focus - By Fysal Gill, Senior Director, Sales, SpeedCast Group

The first Internet Service Provider (ISP) in Afghanistan was NEDA Telecommunications (NEDA), which was founded in 2003 and initiated their service …

Pakistan