Hispasat and Media Broadcast Satellite launch a new 4K content distribution platform

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 17, 2017--Spanish satellite and telecommunications operator HISPASAT and  Media Broadcast Satellite, the leading provider of broadcast satellite services and operator of one of the world's largest teleports, have reached an agreement to provide 4K content distribution services in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East (EMEA). Thanks to this agreement, signed today within the IBC framework, both companies extend their powerful commercial offer for the audiovisual market with a platform aimed at achieving maximum flexibility for 4K content providers who wish to provide their signal to these regions in a quick and simple way.

WORK Microwave Partners With C2m Solutions to Improve QoS and QoE for Satellite Services

Holzkirchen, Germany, Sept. 15, 2017 — WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, today announced a new partnership with C2m Solutions that allows satellite and other content operators to check the quality of video and audio streams in real time, even at the individual transmission stage. Integration between WORK Microwave's AT-60 media modulator and the LiveTSAFT monitoring probe from C2m Solutions enables operators to receive alerts on events happening on each multiplex, without the need for separate probe equipment per multiplex. Integrating the probe inside the modulator optimizes space, energy consumption, and cooling requirements, while enabling satellite operators to deliver a superior quality of service (QoS) and quality of experience (QoE) to viewers.

Newtec Dialog® to Power BBC News

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium, September 13,  2017.  Newtec – a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced its Newtec Dialog® multiservice platform is being used by BBC News for its provision of IP connectivity over satellite.

ABS Expands VSAT Services Using Advanced Technology from UHP Networks

Montreal, Canada, September 12, 2017--UHP Networks Inc, a leading manufacturer of innovative VSAT equipment, announced today that it has been selected by ABS, a leading satellite operator, to expand its VSAT technology. ABS has rolled out several UHP-based networks across Africa, Asia and the Pacific providing internet and VSAT connectivity and now plans to deploy new services in the Middle East.

Televisa Upgrades Voice and Data Network to UHP Technology for Contribution Feeds and Asset Monitoring

Montreal, Canada, September 12, 2017--UHP Networks announced today that its UHP VSAT technology has entered in operation with Televisa, a major television network in Mexico. Televisa migrates more than 200 VSAT´s to UHP network for data communications and asset monitoring operations across Mexico.  Its unique architecture is based on a single UHP platform and comprises SNG trucks and flyaway terminals to transmitting voice and data over TDMA links.

Globe Awards Gilat Five Year Multi-Million Dollar Contract for Managed Service Satellite Backhaul for Cellular Services

Petah Tikva, Israel, September 11, 2017 -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that Globe Telecom, Inc. (PSE: GLO) has chosen Gilat for a five year multi-million dollar managed service contract, to enable accelerated deployment for the mobile operator’s rapid network expansion throughout the Philippines.

Advantech Wireless Collaborates with Saguna for Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) VSAT U9000 Satellite Terminal

Montreal, Canada, September 7, 2017 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications, announced today the integration of Saguna’s Open-RAN MEC solution in its new Ultimate U9000 Open Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC) Satellite Terminal, an Open MEC Satellite Mobile Backhaul Solution to be showcased at IBC 2017.

Walton De-Ice To Give Broadcasters Control of Satellite Antenna De-Icing at IBC2017

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sept. 7, 2017--Walton De-Ice  the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of satellite earth station antenna (ESA) weather protection solutions, unveils its all-new Walton ADC-4000 Antenna De-Icing Control System for the first time in Europe at the IBC 2017 broadcasters convention, Hall 1, Stand 1.A62.  The Walton ADC-4000 makes the operation of Walton hot-air de-icing systems more accurate and efficient than ever, offering potential savings in management and labor overhead for satellite broadcast and head end facilities.

Explore RF-Design´s new FlexLink S7B-1616 Switch Matrix live at the IBC 2017

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 6, 2017--RF-Design will be showcasing a new 1RU/19” scalable Switch Matrix solution at IBC 2017 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from september 15-19. Named FlexLink S7B-1616 and representing a flexible and scalable Switch Matrix unit that easily is expandable by license key activation from 8:8 to max. 16:16 inputs/outputs, in increments of 4.


Comtech Satellite Equipment Used to Support Critical Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery Efforts

Melville, N.Y, September 6, 2017--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq:CMTL) announced today that its AN/TSC-198 Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point ("NIPR" or "SNAP") products are being used in support of Hurricane Harvey disaster recovery effort in Texas by the 63rd Expeditionary Signal Battalion.