C-com invetvu Japan

C-Com Satellite Antennas Deployed in Response to Hiroshima Landslide

[Via Satellite 08-29-2014] C-Com Satellite Systems reports its customer Japan Satellite Communications (JSC) has deployed iNetVu mobile antennas in response to landslides in Hiroshima, Japan. Heavy rain triggered the landslides, which have displaced more than 1,500 people and killed more than 70. “JSC has deployed over 350 iNetVu(R) mobile antennas across Japan,” said Yoshiya Kato, CTO [...]

By | August 29, 2014


LightSquared Pays $9.1 Million to Inmarsat

[Via Satellite 08-29-2014] Inmarsat has received a $9.1 million dollar Phase 2 quarterly payment from LightSquared within the 60 day contractual cure period. LightSquared’s July 2, 2014 notice of default was issued by Inmarsat following a missed payment. As of July 1, LightSquared owed a quarterly Phase 2 payment of approximately $4.1 million along with [...]

By | August 29, 2014

Newtec Hylas HTS

Bentley Walker to Extend Coverage to Iraq Using Hylas 2 HTS Satellite

[Via Satellite 08-29-2014] VSAT service provider Bentley Walker has expanded its coverage to include Iraq. The company has installed a Newtec IP Broadband Hub at Avanti’s Makarios Teleport gateway, located in Cyprus, to begin providing service throughout the country. Last year Bentley Walker used thousands of Newtec terminals for its Freedomsat service in Libya. The [...]

By | August 29, 2014

KCA Deutag Signalhorn

KCA Deutag Ups Signalhorn Contract to Cover 10 Oil Rigs

[Via Satellite 08-28-2014] KCA Deutag has expanded its contract with Signalhorn for maintenance of its satellite and terrestrial network in Oman. Due to the requirements of KCA Deutag’s business, rigs must be constructed at a significant distance from terrestrial communications. Signalhorn’s previous contract was for hybrid communications platforms for seven Omani land rigs. The new [...]

By | August 28, 2014

Aeromexico Gogo 2Ku

Gogo Signs First 2Ku IFC Customer

[Via Satellite 08-26-2014] Global Mexican airline Aeromexico has signed a definitive agreement with Gogo for the company’s new 2Ku In Flight Connectivity (IFC) solution. The new agreement solidifies discussions from December 2013, where the principal terms and conditions were established. Gogo will connected a minimum of 20 of Aeromexico’s Boeing 737 aircraft and will provide IFC for at [...]

By | August 26, 2014

Via Satellite September 2014

One of Satellite’s Most Enduring Stories

Intelsat's teleport in Fuchsstadt, Germany. Photo courtesy of Intelsat. Intelsat top executives (from left to right): Stephen Spengler, president and CCO, Thierry Guillemin, EVP and CTO, and David McGlade

By | August 26, 2014

Ka You Uplink

Ka You Systems Installs Uplink System for Laredo Community College

[Via Satellite 08-25-2014] Ka You Systems has installed a satellite uplink system for Laredo Community College (LCC), located in Southern Texas. The academic institution serves more than 12,000 students across two campuses, and can now transmit video, audio and data to global audiences. Ka You has trained LCC staff on operating the uplink system, and [...]

By | August 25, 2014

Our Telekom O3b

O3b Networks Inks Multi-Year Trunking Agreement With Our Telekom

[Via Satellite 08-25-2014] O3b Networks has signed a multi-year agreement with Our Telekom, located in the Solomon Islands, for Internet backhaul services. O3b plans to begin initial service rollout in Honiara, the capital of the Solomon Islands, and gradually expand to the Outer Islands. More than 1,000 islands comprise the Solomon Islands; it is the [...]

By | August 25, 2014

Vuelta a España Hispasat

Hispasat to Provide Telecom Services for Vuelta a España Cycling Race

[Via Satellite 08-22-2014] Hispasat is providing two mobile units equipped with satellite transmission systems to provide satellite communications for the 2014 Vuelta a España cycling race. Journalists and the host organization will have access to Hispasat services for broadband, video and voice, among other services. Hispasat is placing the first mobile unit at the finish [...]

By | August 22, 2014

Airbus Newtec

Airbus Defence and Space Begins Newtec-Enabled Terralink Service

[Via Satellite 08-21-2014] Airbus Defence and Space is growing its Terralink satellite connectivity service for enterprise users. The expanded service employs the Newtec Dialog platform, which was introduced earlier this year. Airbus is the first user for the Newtec platform. The enterprise-targeted solution uses new coding as well as upgrades for compatibility and processing to [...]

By | August 21, 2014

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