Press Releases

Eutelsat unveils innovative home network solutions for broadcast and IP services

Eutelsat Communications is unveiling at Cabsat Dubai a new consumer solution for broadcast and IP-based services that combines satellite and mobile networks for a low-cost and easy to implement suite of digital services. The home network solution devised by Eutelsat uses a newly designed single-feed Ku/Ka LNB mounted on a single off-the-shelf dish for Direct-to-Home TV reception and reception […]

By | March 11, 2014

Tethers Unlimited Wins NASA Contract on Manufacturing Structures In Space

NASA announced today that it has selected Tethers Unlimited, Inc. (TUI) for award of a $750,000 contract to continue development of its “Trusselator” technology. The Trusselator is a device for in space additive manufacture of high-performance truss structures for systems such as large solar arrays and antennas. Under funding from NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) […]

By | March 7, 2014

Satmex adopts the Eutelsat brand

Eutelsat Communications announces that Satmex, a significant provider of Fixed Satellites Services in the Americas, that joined the Group in January this year has been renamed Eutelsat Americas. Federating 180 industry experts, with headquarters in Mexico City and satellite control facilities in Hermosillo and Mexico City, Eutelsat Americas is a key platform for growth across the […]

By | March 7, 2014

KRONEHIT Solves Problem of Austria’s Mountainous Terrain with 2wcom’s FlexSource Satellite/IP Receivers

KRONEHIT, Austria’s only nationwide private radio broadcaster, has implemented a new satellite DVB-S system to provide better and more efficient coverage to listeners in the mountainous south and west of the country. Using 2wcom’s FlexSource IRDs, KRONEHIT has developed a resilient contribution network via satellite with robust redundancy and in-band control of remote installations using […]

By | March 3, 2014

Spirit Airlines selects Exelis aircraft surveillance solution for fleet tracking

Spirit Airlines has selected the Exelis aircraft surveillance solution, known as Symphony® OpsVue™, to visually track its aircraft fleet while on the ground. This solution provides a highly accurate and reliable flight tracking network of aircraft surveillance data on a single Web-based display. Spirit Airlines’ aircraft fleet is currently fully equipped with Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) transponders. ADS-B equipage enables operations personnel […]

By | March 3, 2014

McMurdo Group Announces Global Availability of Fleet Management Software Platform for Maritime Solution Development

McMurdo Group, a global leader in end‐to‐end search and rescue (SAR) and maritime domain awareness (MDA) solutions, today announced that its fleet management software platform is now available worldwide for partners to integrate into their existing maritime applications and solutions. The McMurdo Group software platform, the most widely used vessel tracking and fleet management software in the U.S. commercial […]

By | February 27, 2014

Research names GS Group the sole manufacturer of satellite STB in Russia

“According to the official statistics, production of set-top boxes and satellite TV decoders ( in Russia is aligned in the Kaliningrad region only. It is exactly the place where GS Group enterprises within Technopolis GS innovation cluster are located”, – the authors of the research note. “In 2013 the company announced on its growing manufacturing […]

By | February 27, 2014

NOAA: Next Generation Geostationary Satellite Instruments Delivered

Four of the six instruments that will fly on the first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series (GOES-R) were delivered to Lockheed Martin in Denver for integration onto the spacecraft bus this month. This marks the beginning of a new phase in the development of the GOES-R satellite scheduled for launch in early 2016. The instruments […]

By | February 26, 2014

Boeing Commercial Crew Program Passes NASA Hardware, Software Reviews

Boeing’s Commercial Crew Program (CCP) recently completed a hardware design review and software safety test, bringing it closer to launching the Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft that will return Americans to space. Boeing completed a Critical Design Review for the the system’s Launch Vehicle Adapter (LVA), which connects CST-100 to the United Launch Alliance Atlas […]

By | February 13, 2014

Telesat Applauds Canadian Government Commitment to New Funding for High-Speed Broadband in Rural Communities and the North

Telesat, Canada’s premier satellite operator, strongly supports the Government of Canada’s announcement of $305 million in new funding to extend and enhance broadband access for Canadians living in rural and remote communities, including in the North. The Government’s action will create economic opportunities for rural and Northern Canadians by stimulating innovation, improving productivity and enhancing […]

By | February 11, 2014

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