SpeedCast Select by Airbus Defense & Space

Partners to Build Ground Station for Protected X-band Satcom Services in APAC

SpeedCast International Limited, a leading global satellite communications ser

EMC to Provide Broadband Comms & Content for Vessel Fleet of Oilfield Services Leader

Mission-Critical Operations to Benefit from Global Solutions and Support Available Only from EMC

Miramar, FL

EMC announces the award of a multi-year contract with the leading global oilfield services company to provide mission-critical satellite broadband communications for its vessels worldwide.

Orbital ATK Announces INTELSAT as Anchor Customer for Satellite Life Extension Service

Mission Extension Vehicle-1 for Intelsat Scheduled for 2018 Launch

Dulles, Virginia and Luxembourg

NAB Show Launches New Satellite Industry Forum

Satellite Industry Expert Mark Dankberg of ViaSat Inc. to Deliver Keynote Remarks

Washington, D.C.

The 2016 NAB Show will feature the new Satellite Industry Forum, a one-day program produced in partnership with the Satellite Industry Association (SIA). Held Tuesday, April 19, the forum will focus on the role the satellite industry plays in broadcasting and delivering high quality video content to and from anywhere on the planet - on land, sea or in the air.

Roadpost completes agreement to purchase assets of Fonebill LLC

Fonebill owned Satworx and BlueCosmo which offer Iridium and Inmarsat voice and data services

Toronto and Seattle

Roadpost USA Inc., a subsidiary of Roadpost Inc. a foremost provider of mobile satellite services (MSS) and equipment, announces that it has acquired Fonebill, a privately held company that provides MSS to consumer and enterprise customers.

Orbcomm Announces Commercial Service for OG Satellites

Improves network performance and increases coverage at higher latitudes

Rochelle Park, NJ

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced it has launched commercial service for its final 11 second generation OG2 satellites. ORBCOMM’s advanced OG2 satellites are providing both M2M messaging and Automatic Identification System (AIS) service for its global customers. ORBCOMM successfully launched the 11 OG2 satellites on December 21, 2015, aboard a dedicated SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL.

EMC Readies Customers for High-Throughput Satellite Capacity and Services

SpeedNet to heighten customers’ QOE

Miramar, FL

EMC announces the majority of its remote communications and content customers around the world are ready to fill the high-throughput satellite (HTS) capacity coming to market this year.

Intelsat 29e, the First Intelsat EpicNG Satellite, Successfully Launched into Orbit

Launch begins a new era of high throughput satellite services

Luxembourg:

Intelsat S.A., the world’s leading provider of satellite services, today announced that Intelsat 29e, the first of the Intelsat EpicNG high throughput satellites, was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 6:20 pm EST. The Intelsat 29e satellite separated from the rocket’s upper stage 38 minutes after launch, at 6:58 pm EST, and signal acquisition has been confirmed.

Dish affiliates surrender some spectrum licenses: FCC official

Dish has said it is interested in offering wireless services in addition to its pay-TV business

Reuters

(Reuters) - Dish Network Corp's affiliates on Thursday surrendered 197 spectrum licenses to the U.S. government after they were held ineligible for $3.3 billion in small-business discounts earlier this year, according to a senior U.S Federal Communications Commission official.

Dish's affiliates, Northstar Wireless LLC and SNR Wireless LicenseCo LLC, on Thursday paid a penalty of $413 million for defaulting on the licenses worth $3.3 billion that they decided not to pay for, the official said.

Argentina celebrates second satellite launch, technology milestone

Local construction is a source of national pride and a relatively new industry for the country

Reuters

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - With the launch of its second telecommunications satellite made in Argentina on Wednesday, President Cristina Fernandez celebrated the country's technology milestone and wants the South American nation to manufacture eight more over the next 20 years.

Launched from French Guyana atop an Ariane 5 rocket, the satellite will provide telecommunications services across much of the western hemisphere. Argentina last year launched its first satellite which provided country-wide coverage.

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