ETL Appoints Bill Pryle International Sales Manager

Washington, D.C., July 29, 2013--ETL Systems, a satellite communications specialist which designs and manufactures equipment for the broadcast, telecoms, satellite communication and government sectors, has appointed Bill Pryle as its new International Sales Manager.

Dalet Names Massimo Berardi as General Manager in Italy

Levallois-Perret, France – July 25, 2013 – Dalet Digital Media Systems, a provider of Media Asset Management solutions and services for content producers, has appointed Massimo Berardi to the newly created post of General Manager, Dalet-Italy. Berardi, a broadcast industry veteran and a founder of the Italian company Gruppo TNT, joined Dalet in 2010 with the acquisition of TNT.


ITC Global Appoints David Myers Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management

St. Petersburg, Fla., July 23, 2013--ITC Global, a provider of satellite communication solutions to the mining, energy and maritime sectors, announced the appointment of David Myers to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Marketing and Product Management. Myers brings twenty years of experience driving strategy, sales, brand management, and product development for rapidly growing companies in the satellite communications, information technology and industrial controls industries.

Northrop Grumman Appoints Carol Erikson VP-engineering for its Space Systems business

Redondo Beach, Calif., July 19, 2013-- Northrop Grumman announced the appointment of  Carol Erikson as Vice -President of engineering for its Space Systems business.


Back and Forth with Globecomm CEO David Hershberg and former Navy SEALS Team Six commander and founder Richard Marcinko

by Lou Zacharilla

New York, NY, July 10, 2013-- SSPI's Director of Development Lou Zacharilla spoke with Globecomm’s CEO David Hershberg and former Navy SEALS Team Six commander and founder, Richard Marcinko on the vital security issues that impact the world we live in and the role satellite play in cyber security. 

Harris Broadcast Names Charlie Vogt CEO

Denver,Colo., July 9, 2013--Harris Broadcast has appointed Charles Vogt as CEO. The 25-year information technology and communications leader joins Harris Broadcast following nine years as President and CEO of GENBAND where he led a company transformation that encompassed six acquisitions, including Tekelec SSG, NextPoint Networks and Nortel’s VoIP Business.


Interviews at the NAB 2013

At the NAB 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada, Satellite Markets and Research Editor-in-Chief Virgil Labrador interviewd key industry executives including: Brian MorrisSVP-Media and EntertainmentGlobecomm SystemsRoger Franklin, President, Crystal SolutionsArnaud Perrier, VP-Solutions Marketing, EnvivioLisa Coelho, CEO, GlobeCast Americas; and  Thomas Wrede VP– Reception SystemsSES.  To view the videos, click here.

Back and Forth with O3b Networks CEO Steve Collar

New York City,  May 1, 2013--Lou Zacharilla goes back and forth with with Steve Collar, CEO of O3b Networks.  His venture is designed to empower large numbers of people where they live, whether “home” is a remote Pacific Basin community or one in the hills of Pakistan or Africa.  We discussed the vision of a profoundly interconnected world.