ND SatCom helps Yle to Send content through the Sky

Friedrichshafen,Germany, September 9, 2016–ND SatCom, a leading supplier of satellite-based broadcasting solutions, extends the SNG fleet of Yleisradio Oy (Yle), Finland’s national public service media company, by high-end, turnkey Satellite News Gathering (SNG) vehicle.

Products and Services MarketPlace Profiles Showcased at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam

Profiles of products and services showcased at IBC 2016 in Amsterdam. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.


Telespazio Upgrades Fucino Earth Station Antennas with Latest Walton De-Icing Heaters and Control Systems

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 7, 2016 —Walton De-Ice (, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of satellite earth station antenna (ESA) weather protection solutions, announced that Telespazio, a Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Thales company, has upgraded its Walton’s Plenum Hot-Air De-Icing systems (Walton De-Ice Plenum, Snow Shield and Ice Quake systems) with Walton’s latest CE-approved gas heaters and Control systems to help provide the highest level of uptime during winter at the Fucino Space Center.  At Fucino, Telespazio will upgrade seven gateway antennas, ranging in size up to 18 meters in diameter.  It joins a growing number of facilities in Europe that have recently added or upgraded Walton De-Icing systems. 

Icarusnet and UHP Networks Expand VSAT Service to Major European Utility Companies

Montreal, Canada, September 6, 2016--Icarusnet, a leading Italian VSAT service provider, and UHP Networks, a Canadian manufacturer of advanced VSAT equipment, have announced a major expansion of the Icarusnet network.  The network, which currently has more than 500 stations, will by the end of the year increase its size to over 1,500 stations.  It operates over Eutelsat 33C satellite and delivers enterprise-grade service to a variety of utility companies across Western Europe and the Mediterranean area, with plans to deploy new services in Central Europe and in the Middle East in 2017-2020.

WORK Microwave Introduces A-Series Modem Platform, Simplifying Transition to IP

Holzkirchen, Germany,Sept. 1, 2016—At IBC2016 on stand 5.A77, WORK Microwave, a leading European manufacturer of advanced satellite communications equipment, will introduce its A-Series FPGA-based modem platform. During the show, Sept. 9-13 in Amsterdam, WORK Microwave will provide demonstrations of the AX-60 IP modem, showing attendees how the new platform provides the high performance necessary for IP trunking and IP network infrastructure applications.

AvL Technology Park: New Multi-Company Building is Now Open

Asheville, N.C., September 1, 2016 – AvL Technologies’ has completed construction of a new 60,000 square-foot multi-tenant manufacturing facility adjacent to its existing headquarters that is now open for business. The ribbon cutting, held today, featured local dignitaries speaking on AvL’s growth and contribution to local economic development. 

Advantech Wireless Receives Multi-million Dollar Order for its new AMT-83L Advanced Military-Grade Satellite Modem

Montreal, Canada, August 18, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today it has received a multi-million dollar order for its AMT-83L advanced satellite modem from a NATO country member.

Advantech Wireless Increases the Delivery Rate of its World Leading GaN Technology Based SSPAs and BUCs for Maritime Applications

Montreal, Canada, August 12, 2015 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for satellite broadband communications solutions, announced that in the last fiscal quarter it has delivered several hundred units of its World Leading GaN Technology based SSPAs and BUCs for maritime applications.

Advantech Wireless State-of-the-Art Technology Supports Ultra HD TV Transmission over Satellite

Montreal, Canada, August 9, 2016 – Advantech Wireless’ New Generation of Gallium Nitride (GaN) based Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) empowers live Ultra HD TV Transmission over Satellite. Advantech Wireless SSPAs provide higher performance and reliability combined with the smallest form factor and lowest power consumption on the market. These units are designed for 4K/8K Ultra HD transmission broadcasting and are DVB-S2X ready, providing an impressive 70% increase in Linear Transmit Power, Super High Linearity and outstanding, field proven reliability with a fraction of the Size, Weight and Power.

Advantech Wireless Delivers A-SAT-IITM Advanced Satellite Networking Solution for a Latin American National Police Force

Montreal, Canada, August 2, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for High Throughput Satellite (HTS) broadband communications solutions announced today the successful delivery and upgrade of an end-to-end advanced VSAT network solution to an undisclosed National Police Force in a Latin American country. The network, which covers the country’s entire land area, includes internet for police use, and beyond line-of-site communications for security. The ruggedized remote terminals are able to cover the diverse topography of the nation and accommodate flexible and expandable satellite resources.