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Hauppaugge, NY, December 11, 2013--Globecomm Systems Inc. a leading communications solutions provider, announced today that an investor group led by Wasserstein & Co. has successfully completed the previously announced acquisition of Globecomm. As a result of the merger, each share of Globecomm common stock (other than shares held by Globecomm as treasury stock and shares as to which holders properly exercised dissenters’ rights) was converted into the right to receive $14.15 in cash, without interest, and Globecomm’s common shares will no longer be publicly traded.
Wilmington, DE, December 11, 2013 – NSR's Contribution and Occasional Use TV Markets report quantifies the market opportunity for satellite-based contribution and OU TV services. In this new report, NSR focuses on the dynamics surrounding full time video contribution and Occasional Use (or Satellite Newsgathering) applications. From the migration to digital transmissions, to the impact of terrestrial on both contribution and OU/SNG, the market will demand over 700 transponders of FSS capacity and 1.4 Gbps of GEO-HTS capacity by 2022. Combined with over 3,400 full-time contribution feeds by 2022, and over 9.3 Million OU hours from 2012 – 2022, the market remains strong.
El Segundo, Calif., Dec. 9, 2013—In a sign of how profoundly Internet-based media is revolutionizing the way consumers access video entertainment content, more than 1.7 billion devices capable of accessing over-the-top (OTT) broadband content like Netflix and Hulu are set to ship by the end of 2013. Shipments of OTT-capable devices will rise 20 percent this year from 1.43 billion units in 2012, according to a new Consumer Electronics Topical Reportf rom IHS Inc.
Warsaw, Poland, December 12, 2013 – Telecommunications operator Signalhorn S.á r.l has received the final approval from the Polish government on December 4, 2013. This approval is the final approval required to proceed with the Signalhorn and Wojskowe Zakłady Łączności Nr 1 S.A. (WZŁ Nr 1- a government owned entity) long-term agreement established on November 29, 2012.
Mexico City, December 4, 2013 – World leaders from government, industry and research institutions gathering this week in Mexico City for ITU’s World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) have sent a strong message calling for the international community to explicitly prioritize information and communication technologies (ICTs) as essential to every nation’s future social development and economic growth.
London, UK, December 2, 2013--The subjects of the oil & gas vertical market and that of High Throughput Satellites are rarely outside the scope of anyone connected with the development and delivery of satellite-based communications solutions these days. Indeed, as you read this column – during, I believe, the first week of December – one of the latest of the GVF-EMP Conference Partnership events covering the first of these subjects has already been successfully concluded, and another, covering the later subject, will be very nearly, or even actually, underway.