Philippe Lin Eutelsat

Airbus China Exec Becomes Eutelsat China CEO

[Via Satellite 05-31-2016] Eutelsat Communications has appointed Philippe Lin to CEO of the group’s China office. Lin joined Eutelsat from Airbus China after 15 years as vice president and chief representative. Prior to Airbus he held executive appointments at Total, both in Beijing and in Paris. Lin is a French national, a graduate of the [...]

By | May 31, 2016

SES, Gilat Forge Hybrid Broadband Solution for Asia

[Via Satellite 05-31-2016] SES and Gilat Satellite Networks are partnering to launch the SES Enterprise+ hybrid broadband in Asia. The solution uses SES 9 satellite capacity and Gilat’s SkyEdge 2-c Libra hybrid terminal to deliver broadband Internet connectivity to underserved areas and improve download speeds. Customers will be able to integrate SES’ satellite network for download traffic [...]

By | May 31, 2016

Prospector X Deep Space Industries

Deep Space Industries to Manufacture HawkEye 360 SmallSats

[Via Satellite 05-27-2016] HawkEye 360, a subsidiary of Allied Minds, has selected Deep Space Industries and its sub-contractor, the University of Toronto Space Flight Laboratory (SFL) as the manufacturer for its Pathfinder small satellite cluster. Deep Space Industries has also chosen to participate in HawkEye 360’s first preferred financing round. HawkEye 360 is developing a [...]

By | May 27, 2016

C-Com PAA Phased Array Antenna Waterloo

C-Com to Enter SOTM Market with Phased Array Antenna

[Via Satellite 05-26-2016] C-Com Satellite Systems, in partnership with the University of Waterloo, is creating its first Phased Array Antenna (PAA), adding the company to a growing list of players designing phased array systems with confidence that this time they will see widespread adoption by the commercial sector. Known for its flagship iNetVu antenna, C-Com [...]

By | May 26, 2016


STN Starts Using Ka-band Antenna System from CPI ASC Signal Division

[Via Satellite 05-26-2016] The ASC Signal Division of Communications & Power Industries (CPI) and Satellite Telecommunications Network (STN) have completed the installation of the first uplink- and downlink-capable Ka-band antenna system at STN’s teleport. The 5.6 meter dish is equipped with CPI ASC Signal Division’s sub-reflector tracking technology, designed to enable more precise tracking precision [...]

By | May 26, 2016

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Frequency Electronics Receives HTS Payload Order

[Via Satellite 05-25-2016] Frequency Electronics won a contract worth more than $5 million to supply master timing and frequency generation systems for an undisclosed High Throughput Satellite (HTS) project. The satellite will operate in Ka-band with extremely high throughput along with enhanced bandwidth flexibility and economy to meet dual government mobile bandwidth and other commercial demand. [...]

By | May 26, 2016

ViaSat Headquarters

ViaSat Boosts R&D to Build ViaSat 3 Payloads in-House

[Via Satellite 05-25-2016] ViaSat expects to spend close to $100 million on Research and Development (R&D) throughout its fiscal year 2017 dedicated to developing the high capacity ViaSat 3 satellite system. The Ka-band satellite system, first announced in December last year, consists of three terabit-level spacecraft, with the first covering the Americas and the second [...]

By | May 25, 2016

Cape Town Harbor South Africa UrtheCast

SCS AG Signs Earth Observation Contract with UrtheCast

[Via Satellite 05-25-2016] South Africa-based Space Commercial Services Aerospace Group (SCS AG) has acquired the imagery distribution rights for sub-Saharan Africa from UrtheCast. Under the agreement SCS AG provides imagery products from UrtheCast’s two cameras on board the International Space Station (ISS) as well as its two Deimos satellites. UrtheCast takes high-resolution satellite images and [...]

By | May 25, 2016

NovelSat NSR9800 N1 Redundancy Switch

NovelSat Releases N+1 Redundancy Family of Switches

[Via Satellite 05-25-2016] NovelSat has announced a new series of hot standby redundancy switches designed to boost the reliability of any of its satellite transmission solutions. The new series includes the NovelSat NSR9100 (1U) switch and the NovelSat NSR9800 (3U) switch. The NovelSat N+1 Redundancy Switch solution enables hot standby redundancy for up to eight [...]

By | May 25, 2016

Advanced SATCOM Solution for Tactical Environments

At Advantech Wireless, we have over 25 years of experience enabling military forces and government agencies with cutting-edge innovations in communications that solve mission critical communications challenges. We understand the challenges that government & military leaders face and our technologies enable them with the freedom to communicate quickly, reliably and securely. Mobility for SATCOM users in

By Advantech Wireless | May 24, 2016

Karim Michel Sabbagh SES

Sabbagh Sets Out SES Vision

A review of the applications of HTS services, the impact HTS systems are having on the market, and the financial performance against pre-launch projections.

By | May 23, 2016

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