ND SatCom Enhances Security and Reliability for All SKYWAN 7000 Networks

Immenstaad, Germany, May 19, 2016–Driven by demand from high-security defense customers, ND SatCom released new software for both FIPS/WGS and non-FIPS systems to all customers.

Advantech Wireless Wins Award for Innovation and for International Market Development at the 36th Edition of Les Mercuriades 2016

Montreal, Canada, May 17, 2016–Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite and terrestrial broadband communications solutions, has been recognized as winner of two awards, one for Innovation and the second for International Market Development, both in the large companies categories at the Mercuriades Awards during the 36th edition of this prestigious business competition organized by the Federation of Chambers of Commerce of Québec (FCCQ).

HISPASAT and INAER Demonstrate Drone Satellite Connectivity

Madrid, Spain, May 16 2016-- HISPASAT, the spanish satellite communications operator, in colloboration with Spanish aerospace company INAER, carried out a demonstration of their new connectivity solution for emergency and security services with unmanned aircraft or drones. The demonstration took place on May 13th at the Rozas airfield in Lugo, in a ceremony attended by the president of the Xunta de Galicia, Alberto Núñez-Feijóo. 

STN Launches into the Asia-Pacific with Solutions to Help Broadcasters Extend Reach into International Markets

Dob, Slovenia, May 12, 2016 – STN, a leading provider transmission services and solutions to broadcasters, announces that it is spearheading a new commercial initiative to help content owners and broadcasters across the Asia-Pacific region to reach new audiences in the international markets including Europe, Africa and the US. STN’s goal is to help Asia-Pacific-based broadcasters to take advantage of the growing phenomenon of ‘diaspora broadcasting’.

Globecast Part of Consortium Recognized with 2016 NAB Technology Innovation Award

Paris, France, May 11, 2016 — Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, is part of the French consortium 4Ever which has been recognised for its achievements in the improvement of video quality with the 2016 NAB Technology Innovation award. The award was won thanks to the group’s research carried out on UHD-TV phase 2.

Eurovision and ABS partner on new satellite capacity ABS-3A at 3° West

Bermuda, May 11, 2016--Eurovision and ABS have announced that they have signed a capacity agreement for a multi-transponder, multi-year deal on ABS-3A, the latest addition to the ABS fleet. The capacity will be used for broadcasting content to Eurovision customers in 56 countries across Europe and beyond. Distribution of content will include live coverage of major sporting events and news content, making ABS-3A at 3° West a prime broadcast location for Europe.

Call for Entries for the Second Edition of the Hispasat 4K International Film Festival

Madrid, Spain, May 6, 2016--HISPASAT, the Spanish satellite communications operator, leader in the distribution of content in Spanish and Portuguese, has announced the call for entries for the second edition of the Hispasat 4K International Film Festival, one the first festivals in the world entirely dedicated to short films, shot and post-produced in 4K.

C-COM's Ka-band Phased Array Breakthrough

OTTAWA, Canada, May 4, 2016–C-COM Satellite Systems Inc., (TSXV: CMI) the leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today that it has successfully tested its first Ka-band phased array modules based on the company’s patent-pending phase shifter technology. The 4×4 sub-array antenna module technology has been developed in partnership with the University of Waterloo at its Centre for Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems (CIARS) under the guidance of Dr. Safieddin (Ali) Safavi-Naeini, director of (CIARS).

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Receives US$ 12.0 Million Contract with Major Telecom Equipment Manufacturer

Melville, N.Y., April 26, 2016--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that its commercial solutions segment has signed a multi-year contract valued at approximately $12.0 million with a major telecom equipment manufacturer. Under the terms of the contract, the telecom equipment manufacturer, which also is a global distributor of Comtech's services, will support the continued roll out of Comtech’s solutions to several wireless operators across the globe, including a large-scale North American-based wireless operator

TRACE Urban Expands Distribution on ABS-2

Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia, April 26, 2016--ABS and TRACE announce an agreement to broadcast TRACE Urban via ABS-2, Global C-band beam across the Asia Pacific region – The channel will debut on 1st May 2016.