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Axesat President Unsure About HTS Impact in LatAm

Axesat’s President Mauricio Segovia talks about the company’s growth potential, its recent deal with Telesat, as well as the possibilities for High Throughput Satellites (HTS) in the region.

By | July 8, 2013

Advantech Wireless to Provide Military Satellite Communication for Brazilian Border Security

SAVIS Tegnologia has selected Advantech Wireless to provide a geographically redundant military satellite communication network system for SISFRON, the largest border security program in Latin America.

By | July 8, 2013

SES 6 Satellite Launched With Brazil Anchor Client

SES announced that the SES 6 satellite roared into space aboard an ILS Proton Breeze M launch vehicle June 3 at 5:38 p.m. EDT. After a 15-hour, 31-minute mission, the Breeze M upper stage of the Proton rocket successfully released the SES 6 satellite directly into geostationary transfer orbit.

By | July 8, 2013

Arianespace Successfully Launches O3b Networks’ First Satellites

After a 24-hour and an extra 33 minutes delay caused by weather conditions, Arianespace’s Soyuz launcher finally took off from the Guiana Space Center carrying the first four connectivity satellites for O3b Networks.

By | July 8, 2013

Gilat Receives $6.75 Million Contract Extension for Connectivity Services to Schools in Colombia

The Colombian Ministry of Information Technologies and Telecommunications (MINTIC) has extended its contract with Gilat Satellite Networks. Valued at approximately $6.75 million, the contract extends the award originally received by Gilat in December 2011.

By | July 8, 2013

Mobile Data Consumption Increases in Latin America and Middle East

Only Latin America, Middle East, and Africa will see a mobile Internet service revenue double-digit CAGR between 2013 and 2018, according to a recently released written statement from ABI Research.

By | July 8, 2013

Cellular Backhaul and In-Flight Connectivity Prospects Analyzed

Cellular backhaul and in-flight connectivity are two key markets for satellite players, and there are good prospects for both areas in Latin America.

By | July 8, 2013

Partner Perspective: Elara Comunicaciones

The VSAT market is poised for growth in the Latin American region. This is due to a rise of government-funded projects and economic stability throughout the region. To better understand what new opportunities are emerging, we sat down with Elara Comunicaciones’ CEO, Jorge L. Villarreal Schutz, to discuss Elara’s success in the region and how iDirect

By iDirect | Jun 26, 2013

Elara CEO Targets Opportunities Outside of Mexico

Elara Comunicaciones, the Mexican service provider that started implementing a large-scale satellite network to bring voice and data service to 2,717 towns in rural southeastern Mexico, is hoping to replicate its success in at least two other countries in the region in the near future.

By | April 15, 2013

KVH More Than Doubles mini-VSAT Broadband Network Capacity in Brazil and Africa

KVH Industries has expanded the global mini-VSAT Broadband network by more than its double in the Brazilian and African regions.

By | April 15, 2013

Hispasat to Provide Broadband for Mars Spanish Mission Research Project

HISPASAT has announced it will provide broadband connections for the Mars Spanish Mission (MSM), the first Spanish simulated Mars colonization mission.

By | April 15, 2013

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