Satellite Deals Of The Day
- Spectrum Signal Processing Inc.‘s [SSPI] U.S.-based subsidiary said the U.S. Space and Naval Systems Command has selected the company’s flexComm HCDR-1000 platform for the development of a UHF characterization system that will be used to analyze interference patterns, thus enabling the development of interference- mitigation techniques for improved satellite communications. Financial terms of the selection were not disclosed.
- Globecomm Systems Inc. [GCOM] won a $3.6 million contract from the Ministry of Communications of the Islamic Transitional State of Afghanistan to rebuild the ministry’s major international satellite communications facility in Kabul.
- BT Broadcast Services [BTBS] signed a three-year deal with Point of Presence Media (PoP), which it sees as a key part of its strategy to become a media platform owner. BTBS will provide the delivery platform for PoP Media’s OTV service, which transmits up-to-date pop videos on subscription to any retail outlet or public location in Europe. BTBS also will act as a reseller of the service to BT’s retail and leisure customers.