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Inmarsat Selects Skyware Global to Manufacture Global Xpress Terminals

Satcom terminal solutions provider Skyware Global has been selected by MSS operator Inmarsat to serve as one of three initial launch partners in providing land-based satellite terminals for its Global Xpress service, Skyware announced Sept. 10.    As one of the manufacturing partners for Inmarsat’s Global Xpress launch, Skyware Global will develop commercial land satellite […]

By | September 13, 2012

Gilat Adds Disaster Recovery Function to SkyEdge VSAT Platform

Satellite networking technology provider Gilat Satellite Networks has added advanced disaster recovery functionality to its SkyEdge VSAT platform.    Gilat will incorporate embedded Dual IPsec functionality to the platform to enable simultaneous processing over two end-to-end IPsec tunnels, as well as automatic switching of transaction data to disaster recovery sites without requiring external equipment and […]

By | September 13, 2012

ITC Global Purchases Remaining Stake in African VSAT Business

Maritime enterprise satellite communications provider ITC Global has acquired the remaining 10 percent interest in VSAT specialist ITC Guinea to obtain complete ownership of the entity, the companies announced Aug. 20.    ITC Global said it would leverage ITC Guinea SARL to provide comprehensive networking solutions on a global basis, focusing primarily on Africa-based client […]

By | September 13, 2012

MTN Launches VSAT-Powered Jetstream HD Services

MTN Satellite Communications (MTN) has partnered with maritime media delivery and communications company Jetstream to launch Jetstream HD, a high-definition streaming content solution powered by MTN VSAT connections.    MTN said the partnership would enable its yacht customers to view content in HD on their televisions and mobile devices. Customers can log into the Jetstream […]

By | September 13, 2012

Hughes Introduces Auto-Deploy Satellite Solution for Police, Emergency Crews

Hughes Europe has unveiled an advanced auto-deploy mobile satellite solution, the company announced Sept. 10.    The highly robust and secure auto-deploy solution aims to provide primary connectivity or as back-up to an existing 3G or 4G service for police and emergency responders virtually anywhere in Europe and the Middle East. Hughes said it would […]

By | September 12, 2012

Gilat Receives VSAT Order to Support New SES Ka-band Service

Gilat Satellite Networks has received an order from European satellite broadband providers in support of SES Broadband Services‘ (SBBS) Ka-band consumer service rollout, Gilat announced Sept. 6.    The initial order includes Gilat’s SkyEdge 2-c Aries VSAT and the delivery of several thousand self-install customer premise equipment (CPE) Kits. Gilat CEO Erez Antebi said that […]

By | September 12, 2012

KVH Unveils New TracPhone V11 Terminal

KVH Industries has enhanced its global mini-VSAT broadband network by introducing a dual-mode, 1-meter TracPhone V11 C- and Ku-band terminal, the company announced Sept. 6.    KVH said the TracPhone V11 is 85 percent smaller than those of older global C-band VSAT systems and helps users avoid limitations imposed by regulations restricting the use of […]

By | September 12, 2012

Intelsat Signs In-Flight Provider Gogo to Ku-band Capacity Platform

Intelsat has reached an agreement with Gogo to provide broadband satellite capacity that will support its in-flight connectivity and digital entertainment solutions, the FSS operator announced Sept. 7.    Gogo signed a multi-year, multi-transponder contract to use Ku-band satellite capacity on Intelsat 19, Intelsat 21, Intelsat 22 and Intelsat 27. Gogo will use the capacity […]

By | September 12, 2012

Newtec Adds GVF Certification Program to Training Services

Newtec is partnering with the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) to include GVF’s VSAT Installation Certification Program into its training portfolio, Newtec announced Sept. 5.    Newtec will teach GVF’s online courses as part of its own product-specific classroom training. The GVF training courses are designed in conjunction with a hands-on skills test to fully prepare […]

By | September 12, 2012

VSAT 2012 Points To Trends in the Market

Firstly, I would like to introduce our first dedicated e-daily for Comsys’ VSAT 2012 event here in London, which we are really excited about bringing to you. The event is always one of the highlights of the calendar and usually gives many unique insights into the VSAT market both from a satellite perspective, as well […]

By | September 12, 2012

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