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O3b Networks, Hermes Datacomms to Deliver Advanced Communications to Energy Company in Angola

[Via Satellite 11-21-2014] O3b Networks and Hermes Datacomms have partnered to deliver advanced communications services to a major energy customer in Angola. O3b and Hermes will provide ultra low latency services to deployed bases and camps in Angola before extending network reach offshore. The end-to-end service will seamlessly connect the customers’ sites in Africa with [...]

By | November 21, 2014

SmartSky 4G LTE Network rendering.

Satcom Direct Selected as Exclusive Provider of SmartSky 4G LTE-Based Wireless Network

[Via Satellite 11-21-2014] Satcom Direct has been selected as the exclusive provider or SmartSky services for the business aviation community. SmartSky Networks is planning a 2016 rollout of its first airborne 4G LTE-based wireless network, SmartSky 4G. The service aims to provide real-time, business-grade connectivity with more than 10 times the typical speed and capacity [...]

By | November 21, 2014

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McQ Partners with Iridium Satellite Communications and Verizon Wireless

[Via Satellite 11-21-2014] McQ Inc., a remote surveillance, security and environmental monitoring solutions provider, has entered a partnership with Iridium Satellite Communications Network to develop applications for commercial and government customers. In addition to the partnership with Iridium, McQ has also partnered with Verizon Wireless on Machine-to-Machine (M2M) applications developing cellular network products. McQ develops [...]

By | November 21, 2014

Ecuador's legislative palace in Quito houses the country's national assembly.

IDC to Support Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador Network Expansion

[Via Satellite 11-20-2014] International Datacasting Company (IDC) has been selected by the Asamblea Nacional del Ecuador, Ecuador’s national assembly, to bolster a previous IDC audio network and deploy a new IDC video distribution service. IDC’s Ecuadorian partner Advicom Cia. Ltda will assist in project completion. IDC is providing LASER video receivers and an expanded audio [...]

By | November 20, 2014

Victoria Seychelles

SkyVision provides IP Trunking and Managed Private Network Solution to Cable & Wireless Seychelles

[Via Satellite 11-20-2014] Cable & Wireless Seychelles (CWS) has started using SkyVision Global Networks’ managed IP trunking and private network solutions to connect the island of Seychelles (Mahe), and its neighboring islands. SkyVision deployed the IP trunking service, which includes Digital Video Broadcasting Second Generation X (DVB-S2X) satellite technology, along with a Romantis VSAT platform [...]

By | November 20, 2014

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Airbus Defence and Space Announces Satellite Border Security Solution

[Via Satellite 11-20-2014] Airbus Defence and Space has created a new satellite solution for transmitting data from remote border security sensor sites to central operational centers. Using the same link, the sensors can also be operated using control and analysis software. The Airbus Defence and Space solution can connect sites that were previously unreached by [...]

By | November 20, 2014

Superstorm Sandy Disaster

Hughes, AHC Agree to Share Information for Disaster Preparedness

[Via Satellite 11-19-2014] Hughes Network Systems has created a strategic information sharing partnership with the All Hazards Consortium (AHC), a nonprofit dedicated to emergency management, homeland security and business continuity. The company will provide information on disaster-struck areas to AHC’s Multi-Sate Fleet Response Working Group, which is run by private industry, so that first responders [...]

By | November 19, 2014

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SES, Orbitcom to Provide Satellite Broadband for 36 German Villages

[Via Satellite 11-19-2014] SES subsidiary SES Broadband Services was awarded a contract to provide Astra Connect satellite broadband to 36 German villages in the Eifel district of Bitburg-Prüm. Orbitcom, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) has partnered with SES for the project and will manage, market and sell the service as well as provide customer support [...]

By | November 19, 2014

Inmarsat Opens Office in Australia

[Via Satellite 11-19-2014] Inmarsat has opened a new office in Auburn, Australia, 10 minutes away from the city of Sydney. The office provides 500 square meters of warehouse space, classrooms, Research and Development (R&D) engineering facilities and demonstration labs. The location was selected for its uninterrupted line-of-sight to the company’s satellites. Inmarsat anticipates seeing growth [...]

By | November 19, 2014

Elena Lu-Ke-Su Satcom Global

Satcom Global Targeting Mobility Market in Russia Through New Office

[Via Satellite 11-17-2014] Satcom Global, a satellite communications provider headquartered in the United Kingdom, has opened a new office in Moscow, Russia, to extend its reach throughout the largest country in the world. The company announced the new office, which had been planned since May 2014, this October. Elena Lu-Ke-Su, CEO of Satcom Global Russia, [...]

By | November 18, 2014

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