CommunicAsia

Ultram Appoints XipLink Value Added Distributor

Wireless optimization technology provider XipLink has added Israel-based Ultram Technologies to its global network of value-added distributors, XipLink announced June 18.      Ultram will provide delivery and logistics support for XipLink’s XA-Series of appliances and XipStick portable optimizer throughout Israel.     “In the present environment where the lack of available bandwidth, coupled with the ever […]

By | June 22, 2010

ST Teleport, Manovega Partner to Develop Satellite, Cellular Bonding Service

Manovega and ST Teleport have entered into an agreement to research and develop the technical and commercial business case for delivering 3G bonded satellite and cellular solutions to the maritime industry, the companies announced June 18.     Bonding technology differs from stand-alone terrestrial as it includes bandwidth aggregation, seamless mobility, and transparent failover. Manovega’s channel […]

By | June 22, 2010

Wavestream Unveils New C-band Power Amplifier

Wavestream has released the PowerStream 757C-O C-band solid-state power amplifier for broadcast satellite communications systems, the company announced June 15.     The new amplifier, based on Wavestream’s next-generation Spatial Power Advantage technology, is a complementary product to Wavestream’s indoor version of the product. PowerStream 757C-O aims to address emerging requirements for high-power outdoor C-band solid […]

By | June 22, 2010

Skyware Global Opens New Facility in China

Skyware Global has opened a new facility in Shenzhen, China to provide technical support and consultancy for the company’s products and services and to build on Asian expansion efforts, the company announced June 21.     To support the expansion, Skyware has appointed Benjamin Wong as Supplier Quality Engineer and Manager for China and Jeff Loo […]

By | June 22, 2010

DishTV Mulls Capacity Options in India

DishTV was the first operator in India to launch DTH services and has since been by competitors Tata Sky, Videocon, Bharti Airtel and Reliance Communications, among others. Rajiv Khattar, president, projects, DishTV, is responsible for many of the operator’s technology and satellite capacity decisions and spoke with the CommunicAsia E-Daily about the operator’s capacity needs […]

By | June 22, 2010

CommunicAsia: Cautious Mood Overshadows Potential

It would be hard to classify the economic mood in the Asia-Pacific region as a rebound, since many communications sector executives have maintained that the area never suffered that much from the global turndown. But either way, the economic recovery that is taking a small hold in some areas of the globe looks likely to […]

By | June 22, 2010

BBC’s Whitehead: British Broadcasters Plans to Expand Throughout Region

The BBC is one of the most recognized names around the globe, however, the U.K.-based broadcaster only launched its channel business in Asia in the last three years. Now the broadcaster plans to bring its HD channel to more platforms in Asia as well as increase the number of its other channels across platforms in […]

By | June 22, 2010

Inmarsat Launches IsatPhone Pro Handheld

Inmarsat has officially launched its IsatPhone Pro global handheld satellite phone, the mobile satellite company announced June 18.     The new service, initially revealed in April, represents Inmarsat’s debut in the global handheld market. The IsatPhone Pro’s rugged design includes a fully maneuverable antenna for easy hands-free use via Bluetooth, a GSM-style interface and a […]

By | June 22, 2010

B4U Cautious About Launching HD Channel

B4U, a leading Bollywood broadcaster, does not expect to launch an HD channel any time soon, despite strong growth in the DTH market in India. Ashok Shenoy, head of business & international distribution, B4U told the COMMUNICASIA E-DAILY, “Currently, the Asian market is not matured enough and are not ready to pay the premium for […]

By | June 18, 2010

SSTA President Outlines Singapore Space Initiatives

The Singapore Space and Technology Association (SSTA) will play a key role in advancing satellite technology in one of Asia’s most media savvy markets. One of the key challenges for the SSTA is to bring new young talent to the space industry. The CommunicAsia E-Daily spoke to Jonathan Hung, president of the SSTA, about the […]

By | June 18, 2010

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