Globecast to Offer IP/MPLS-Based Broadcast Services in 2014

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 13, 2013--At IBC2013, Globecast announced plans to offer IP/MPLS (MultiProtocol Label Switching) technology using the Globecast Backbone Network (GCBN) in 2014. An international DTM (Dynamic Synchronous Transfer Mode) network that spans five continents with 92,000 km of fiber, the GCBN reaches 32 points of presence around the globe.

ND SatCom Showcases new Ka-band Terminal at the IBC

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 13, 2013-- ND SatCom presents a new and innovative plug & play Ka-band satcom terminal at the IBC (International Broadcasting Convention) in Amsterdam. The new terminal, named Ka2Go, is designed for fast and easy transmissions in Ka-band. It is an optimal solution to meet the growing need for new means of content gathering and transmission using Ka-band technology.

C-COM Ka-Band Mobile Antenna Receives Avanti Type Approval

Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Sept. 12, 2013 - C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. a provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today at the opening of the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC) in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, that it has received type approval for its iNetVu® Ka-98G antenna system from Avanti Communications who provide coverage across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Advantech Wireless GaN based SapphireBlu Series Ku-Band SSPA receives certification from Brazilian Anatel Agency

Sao Paolo, Brazil, September 12, 2013 – Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems, today announced that it’s GaN based SapphireBluTM Series of UltraLinearTM Ku-Band SSPA has received certification from the Brazilian National Telecommunication Agency (Anatel). 

XipLink Supports Hughes to Deliver Internet Services to Several Thousand Schools in Mexico

Montréal, QC, September 9, 2013 – XipLink announced  the successful integration and deployment of several XipLink Hub Optimization (XHO) appliances with a Hughes Network SystemsHN VSAT satellite platform to support the Internet connectivity needs of a nationwide public school system in Mexico.  

Advantech Wireless Successfully Completes Delivery of UltraLinear GaN based DTH Uplink System Solution in Brazil

Montreal, Canada, September 6, 2013 – Advantech Wireless Inc., a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of satellite, RF equipment and microwave systems, announced that it has successfully completed the delivery of several powerful Uplink System Solutions, including its new SapphireBluTM Series of UltraLinearTM GaN based SSPAs to a major DTH customer in Brazil.

Thuraya unveils new SatSleeve for iPhone

Dubai, UAE, September 5, 2013--Thuraya Telecommunications Company launched a new edition of the Thuraya SatSleeve, the world’s first and only satellite adaptor for the iPhone®. The new release not only allows users to make phone calls and to send SMS messages via Thuraya’s satellite network, it also enables them access to emails, as well as popular social media and instant messaging apps such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and WhatsApp among others.

Envivio Steps Up HEVC Program, Adds Video Quality Enhancements for MPEG-2 and AVC

South San Francisco, Calif., September 4, 2013 – Envivio, a provider of software-based video processing and delivery solutions, today announced video quality and compression efficiency enhancements to its Envivio Muse™ encoders. The improvements span the full range of codecs, from HEVC (H.265) to MPEG-4 AVC (H.264) and MPEG-2.

Nevion Brings New, State-of-the-Art Managed Media Services to IBC

Sandefjord, Norway—August 29, 2013—At IBC (stand 1.B71) Nevion, a provider of next-generation managed media transport, will demonstrate its enhanced, award-winning VideoIPath 3.0 managed media transport platform, along with easy IP migration solutions.

On Call Communications Selects XipLink’s WAN Optimization

August 26, 2013, Montréal, Canada–XipLink, the technology leader in wireless link optimization, announced that On Call Communications has selected XipLink to provide acceleration and optimization for their QuickSPOT™ automated newsgathering system. XipLink's unique stream based two-way compression and industry leading SCPS TCP Acceleration mitigates the effects of satellite latency while increasing overall end customer application performance.