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CETel Poised to Enter LATAM Market, Musing Ka-band Expansion

[Via Satellite 07-02-2015] CETel, a German-based communications solutions provider with offices in the United States and the UAE could look to expand its business both by spectrum type and geographic region in the near future. The company has been focused heavily on Africa and Middle East markets with C- and Ku-band, and recently extended its [...]

By | July 2, 2015

Axesat HTS backhaul

Axesat Signs Intelsat EpicNG Deal for Enterprise Networks and Cellular Backhaul

[Via Satellite 07-02-2015] Axesat, one of Colombia’s key providers of satellite-based corporate networks has reached a new multiyear agreement with Intelsat for services on the EpicNG High Throughput Satellite (HTS) Intelsat 29e. Under the agreement, Axesat will consolidate services spread across multiple satellites and operators, including Intelsat 805 and Intelsat 14, onto Intelsat 907 at [...]

By | July 2, 2015

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RigNet Wins Remote Managed Offshore Communications Contract

[Via Satellite 07-02-2015] RigNet has received a multi-year contract from a major operator of offshore drilling and production assets in Southeast Asia to deliver remote offshore communications services. The company will provide comprehensive managed remote communications solutions on the customer’s Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU), including telephony, network support and onboard crew Wi-Fi. RigNet plans [...]

By | July 2, 2015

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Globalstar, Orbital Tracking Corp Ship 5,000th Spot Device

[Via Satellite 07-02-2015] Orbital Tracking Corp. subsidiary Global Telesat Communications Ltd. (GTCL) and Globalstar Europe Satellite Services have sold their 5,000th Spot tracking device, making GTCL one of the largest Spot distributors in Europe. GTCL entered a distributor agreement with Globalstar in early 2013, and has since expanded its global sales and distribution efforts to [...]

By | July 2, 2015

Gogo 2Ku IFC

2Ku the Linchpin of Gogo’s Global Expansion

[Via Satellite 07-01-2015] Gogo is optimistic it will stay on top of the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) market with its satellite-enabled 2Ku capability raising the ante for global connectivity. Speaking at the Nasdaq Investor Program in London on June 30, Gogo Chief Executive Officer Michael Small was heavy handed about the company’s confidence in its upcoming [...]

By | July 1, 2015

USAID Nepal Earthquake

XTAR, Industry Partners Give Communications Support to Nepal

[Via Satellite 06-30-2015] X-band satellite communications company XTAR, in partnership with CopaSAT, Tampa Microwave, MTN and the Santander Teleport is donating satellite communications resources to relief efforts in Nepal following the magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck on April 25. The satellite operator is providing no cost space segment through the XTAR-EUR satellite. The Santander Teleport [...]

By | June 30, 2015

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Via Direta Picks iDirect Evolution Platform for Massive Brazilian E-Learning Program

[Via Satellite 06-30-2015] Via Direta Telecom, a subsidiary of TV and radio broadcast group Rede Tiradentes de Telecomunicações, has selected VT iDirect’s Evolution platform to support Brazil’s largest distance-learning program. The Amazon State’s secretary of education has commissioned Rede Tiradentes to create a distance-learning program to reach the entire country. The program will use satellite [...]

By | June 30, 2015

Hamilton Cruise Ship Maritime

Global Eagle Entertainment, UIEvolution, Team up on Maritime Solution

[Via Satellite 06-29-2015] Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) and UIEvolution, a developer of scalable connected device software solutions for the cruise, hospitality and automotive industries, have announced a strategic partnership to offer a fully integrated end-to-end solution for onboard passenger experiences to the maritime market. Through this partnership, GEE will combine its premium video-on-demand (VOD) and [...]

By | June 29, 2015

Hispasat education summer

Hispasat Sponsors Complutense University of Madrid’s Summer Courses

[Via Satellite 06-29-2015] Hispasat is continuing to support the Complutense University of Madrid’s Summer Courses, providing a link through the Hispasat 1D satellite at 30 degrees west for the courses until July 24 in San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Since the courses began, Hispasat has worked with the Complutense University, providing the technology solution that [...]

By | June 29, 2015

Iridium Extreme PTT

Iridium Picks Push-to-Talk Go-to-Market Partners

[Via Satellite 06-29-2015] Iridium Communications has revealed its initial service providers for the Iridium Push-to-Talk (PTT) solution, a global, satellite-based push-to-talk service. The six partners are Beam Communications, Gardline Communications (G COMM), Gilat Satcom, AST Group (AST), Network Innovations, Roadpost and Spacenet Communication Services de Mexico. Iridium PTT is comprised of three components: the PTT service, [...]

By | June 29, 2015

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