Digitaria International Selects Signalhorn to Provide Satellite Connectivity to its Primary Cruise Line Customers

Backnang, Germany, January 21, 2014--Digitaria International has selected Signalhorn to provide satellite communications services to passengers and crew aboard a fleet of 12 luxury vessels operated by a leading provider of shipboard travel in the Americas, Mediterranean and South African markets.

HISPASAT Now Offers HIGH TV 3D channel at 30º West

Madrid, Spain, January 20, 2014--HISPASAT, the Spanish satellite communications operator, now offers HIGH TV 3D across Europe, underscoring its commitment to distribute high quality content. HIGH TV 3D is the first international 24/7 3D entertainment channel, broadcasting high quality programmes to millions of households.   

O3b Signs Agreement with Palau Telecoms

St. Helier, Jersey, Channel Islands, January 20, 2014 – O3b Networks today announced an agreement to provide O3bTrunk services to broadband wireless Internet provider Palau Telecoms. Palau Telecoms will use O3b as their backhaul provider from Palau to the Internet.

Thuraya Launches SatSleeve for Android

Dubai, UAE, January 15, 2014 – Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today launched the latest edition of the Thuraya SatSleeve designed for Android-based smartphones. Compatible with the Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4, the new game-changing product allows Samsung Galaxy users to turn their own smartphone into a satellite phone to make phone calls, send SMS messages and access apps via Thuraya’s satellite network when they are unable to connect to a terrestrial GSM network.

C-COM Ships Mobile Antennas to Russia

Ottawa, Canada, January 14, 2014 – C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., a  global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today that it has received new orders for a quantity of its highly regarded iNetVu® auto-deploy antenna systems from its largest Russian reseller, AltegroSky, based near Moscow.   

Advantech Wireless Releases New SapphireBluTM Series 6.6kW C-Band UltraLinearTM GaN Modular SSPA/BUC

Montreal, Canada, January 9, 2014 – Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems today announced the release of the New SapphireBluTM Series 6.6kW C-Band Rackmount UltraLinearTM GaN SSPA/BUC, the ultimate solution for wide bandwidth, ultra high power satellite teleport uplinks.

ATCi's LTE 4G LiveStreamPac Mobile Broadcasting System Hits CES 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada, Jan 8, 2014- At the Consumer Electronics Show, MeshTV, asubsidiary of ATC), a full service provider of live and on-demand video, satellite, mobile GSM backhaul and delivery of HLS, iPhone, iPad, Google, Silverlight and other options, announced that its LTE 4G LiveStreamPac Pro 110 compact video system is currently ready for deployment to broadcast live HD content world wide.  

African CHAN Football Championships To Be Broadcast via Spacecom's AMOS-5 at 17°E

Tel Aviv, Israel,  January 8, 2014--Spacecom, the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, today announced that it has been selected to provide broadcast services on AMOS-5 at 17°E for the Confederation of African Football's (CAF) Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN), Africa's annual football championship competition. South Africa is hosting the 2014 competition which will take place 11 January through 1 February, 2014.

Spacex Successfully launches Thaicom-6 Satellite

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., January 6, 2014 –Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) successfully launched the THAICOM 6 satellite for Asian satellite operator THAICOM.  The Falcon 9 rocketdelivered THAICOM 6 to its targeted 295 x 90,000 km geosynchronous transfer orbit at 22.5 degrees inclination.  It was the second successful launch for a commercial company by Spaex into geostationary transfer orbit in a little over a month. The Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched the SES-8 satellite last month.

AMOS-4 Communications Satellite Successfully Reaches 65°E Orbital Position

Tel Aviv, Israel, December 26, 2013, 2013–Spacecom the operator of the AMOS satellite fleet, today announced that the AMOS-4 communications satellite has successfully arrived at 65°E, its designated permanent service location. From here, the satellite will service broadband and broadcast providers throughout Southeast Asia, Russia, China and the Middle East.