Articles by Mai Hanoon

SES 5 in the compact antenna test range at Space Systems/Loral.
Photo: SSL

SES, Airbus Defence and Space to Deliver Satcom Services to Enterprise Markets

[Via Satellite 03-19-2015] SES and Airbus Defence and Space announced that they have signed a multi-year multi-transponder agreement to deliver managed satcom services to corporate customers in Africa and globally. Airbus Defence and Space will couple the latest satellite technology from SES and its satcom developments as a platform for new Terralink services planned to […]

By | March 19, 2015

Artist's rendition of the EDRS constellation architecture. Photo: ESA

Airbus Defence and Space Selects Arianespace to launch EDRS-C Satellite

[Via Satellite 03-19-2015] Arianespace and Airbus Defence and Space have reached an agreement for the launch of EDRS-C during the first quarter of 2017. EDRS-C is the second geostationary satellite of the SpaceDataHighway system and will increase the system capacity and provide redundancy. Its orbital position will be 31 degrees east. Like optical fiber on […]

By | March 19, 2015

Global Xpress Inmarsat

SpeedCast Added to Inmarsat Enterprise Global Xpress VAR Program

[Via Satellite 03-19-2015] Inmarsat announced the appointment of SpeedCast to its Enterprise Global Xpress (GX) Value Added Resellers (VARs) program. SpeedCast is the first GX VAR for Inmarsat Enterprise to come from the VSAT industry. The GX platform and Ka-band network offers both fixed and mobile satellite services on a global basis and will offer […]

By | March 19, 2015

DataPath Announces New Cyber Security Solutions for Communications Networks in Harsh Environments

[Via Satellite 03-19-2015] DataPath announced the launch of new cyber security solutions. The offerings include a variety of information assurance service packages designed to protect the communications networks of operations in remote and harsh environments. Last year, the number of reported cyber security incidents rose 48 percent to 42.8 million, or approximately 117,000 attacks per […]

By | March 19, 2015

Arianespace Vega ELV

Arianespace to Launch Skybox Imaging Satellites, Two Launches for United Arab Emirates

  [Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Arianespace has signed two new launch contracts; one with Skybox Imaging and one with Airbus Defence and Space for the United Arab Emirates Armed Forces. Under the contract with Skybox, Arianespace will launch a block of high resolution imaging satellites aboard the Vega launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Center in […]

By | March 18, 2015

Eutelsat satellite fleet. Photo: Eutelsat

Eutelsat Announces Government EMEA to Meet Regional Government and Institutional Market Satellite Needs

[Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Eutelsat announced the creation of a new division in the United Kingdom that will drive its strategy for serving providers of end-to-end government services, NGOs and institutional agencies in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Eutelsat Government EMEA will be located at Harwell, near Oxford, in security-cleared facilities at the heart […]

By | March 18, 2015

SigX Protect will cancel interfering signals. Photo: SAT Corporation

SAT Corporation Launches SigX Protect to Automatically Cancel Satellite RF Interference in Real Time

[Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Kratos Defense & Security Solutions announced that its SAT Corporation (SAT) subsidiary released SigX Protect, a patent-pending Radio Frequency (RF) signal protection product that can be configured to automatically cancel interference in real time with no human intervention. SigX Protect works by automatically detecting and characterizing interfering signals by phase, amplitude and […]

By | March 18, 2015

Intelsat 29e. Photo: Intelsat

Airbus Defence and Space Maritime VSAT Sales Double After Teaming Up With Intelsat

[Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Airbus Defence and Space and Intelsat announced that their strategic agreement concluded in 2014 has yielded value for end-users and is setting the course for more maritime customer advantages as part of a transition to Intelsat EpicNG High Throughput Satellites (HTS). Stimulating market demand, the partnership resulted in connecting more than 600 […]

By | March 18, 2015

X2nSat ST4G. Photo: X2nSat

X2nSat to Deliver Faster Enterprise Broadband with SES and Newtec

[Via Satellite 3-18-2015] SES announced X2nSat has doubled its Ku-band capacity aboard the SES 2 spacecraft to power its new generation ST4G broadband service, delivering higher speeds and the reliability of Ku-band satellite capacity across North America. To offer connection speeds up to 15 megabits per second, X2nSat has tapped both the coverage of the […]

By | March 18, 2015

Advantech Wireless Series 7000 VSAT router. Photo: Advantech Wireless

Advantech Wireless Reveals New Product Line of VSAT Routers

[Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Advantech Wireless is launching a new family of VSAT routers/modems. The new Series 7000 product family provisions Advantech Wireless A-SAT-IITM Bandwidth Optimized Satellite System technology, providing more than 50 percent reduction in the satellite bandwidth, through transmission switching between multiple access schemes achieved by application and volume-aware algorithms. The 7000 family of […]

By | March 18, 2015

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