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Hispasat Exec Sees Millions of Households in LatAm for Satellite Broadband

Hispasat is aiming to be a leader in bringing Ka-band capacity to Latin America. Its Amazonas-4B satellite, which will be launched in 2015, aims to bring a significant amount of high throughput capacity to the region where the operator is investing heavily to meet the needs in a number of different verticals.

By | April 15, 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

GlobeCast Extends SES Capacity Contract on Two Satellites

SES and GlobeCast have renewed their agreement for use of transponders on the operator’s NSS-806 and AMC-1 satellites, the companies announced.    GlobeCast will continue to utilize two transponders of 36 MHz on the NSS-806 satellite at the 319.5 degrees East orbital slot and one transponder of 36 MHz on the AMC-1 satellite at 103 […]

By | February 12, 2013

NSR Reports Future VSAT and Broadband Satellite Market Gains

NSR’s Broadband Satellite Markets 11th Edition report projected the worldwide VSAT, Broadband Satellite, Trunking and Backhaul markets to gain $9.1 billion in 2021, as satellite broadband Internet access subscribers will exceed 5.2 million globally in 10 years, and the enterprise VSAT installed base will reach nearly 2.9 million sites, NSR reported.    "The launch of […]

By | February 12, 2013

Mexsat Bicentenario Satellite Sends First Signals from Space

The Mexsat Bicentenario satellite sent its first signals from space today as one of the first of three Mexsat satellites for the Secretaria de Comunicaciones y Transportes (SCT) of Mexico to enhance the country’s communications for domestic, military, civil and humanitarian needs, the company announced.    Bicentenario was manufactured by Orbital Sciences under contract to […]

By | February 12, 2013

XTAR AISR Market Expansion Reaches South America

XTAR has acquired a significant segment of the airborne intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (AISR) market over the last year under various contracts valued at over $8 million and more than 100 MHz of bandwidth, the company announced Dec. 12.    According to these contracts, XTAR will provide high-powered X-band capacity via its Xtar-Lant and Xtar-Eur […]

By | February 12, 2013

Telespazio Utilizes SES-4 Capacity for Brazilan Network Expansion

Telespazio Brasil S.A. has signed a long-term capacity agreement with SES to expand its corporate and government networks across Brazil.    Telezpazio will utilize the new SES-4 satellite’s Ku-band capacity to deliver companies operating in remote inland communities with high-speed broadband and high-quality voice, also providing strategic coverage to drive the implementation of a VSAT […]

By | February 12, 2013

Petrobras Expects Enterprise Satellite Demands to Remain High

Petrobras is one of the world’s biggest oil companies and one of the biggest companies in Latin America. The company had a net profit of around $36 billion in 2012, which was down on 2011. Petrobras’ total oil and natural gas production in Brazil averaged 2.441 million barrels of oil equivalent per day in December […]

By | February 12, 2013

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