ABS and Nepal Digital Cable Launch a New DTH Platform on ABS-2

Hong Kong, December 23, 2016--ABS and Nepal Digital Cable (NDC) signed a multi-transponder agreement to deliver Direct-to-Home (DTH) broadcast service into Nepal.  The new platform will broadcast over 170 TV channels of local and international content. Audiences will be able to enjoy an array of high quality programming. This new service will commence in February 2017 on ABS-2, South Asia Ku-band beam at the prime location of 75°E covering Nepal and neighboring South Asia countries.  

HISPASAT to Broadcast in the Americas Juan Manuel Santos Receiving the 2016 Nueva Economía Fórum Award

Madrid, Spain,  December 13, 2016--Spanish satellite and telecommunications operator HISPASAT will provide space capacity for the transmission in Latin America of Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos receiving the 2016 Nueva Economía Fórum Award. The ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Teatro Real in Madrid and will be presided over by Spanish president Mariano Rajoy. Transmission of the event will be made through the transponder of the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite, which provides coverage in the Americas, Europe and North Africa.  

XipLink Named to “Top 10 WAN Optimization Solutions 2016”

Fremont, Calif., December 13, 2016—XipLink, Inc. has been announced as one of the Top 10 WAN Optimization solutions of 2016 by Enterprise Networking Magazine. A distinguished panel of experts, professionals, and technology leaders including board members ofLogisticsTech Outlookhas decided that XipLink has earned an award for “Top 10 WAN Optimization Solutions 2016.”

Spacecom Signs Contract with Asiasat to Operate a Satellite at 4 degrees West

Tel Aviv, Israel, December 1, 2016--Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC) today announced that it entered into an agreement with AsiaSat to relocate its AsiaSat 8 satellite, from its current orbital position to Spacecom’s 4°W orbital position. AsiaSat 8 will be co-located with AMOS-3, for a four (4) year period.

Products and Services MarketPlace Profiles Showcased at NAB New York 2016

Profiles of products and services showcased at NAB New York 2016 in New York City. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.



Advantech Wireless Receives New Orders from North America and EMEA for Transcend 800 Microwave Radio

Montreal, Canada, November 18, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for Satellite and Microwave broadband communications solutions, announced today that it has received new orders for its Transcend™ 800 microwave systems from several global customers.  Advantech Wireless customers from North America and the EMEA Regions have chosen Transcend 800 for its versatility to support different applications. The Transcend 800 capabilities are helping Advantech Wireless customers to build country wide systems for TV broadcast integrated distribution and contribution, State of the art Government Microwave Networks, specialized Military Networks and private high capacity IP Microwave Networks. The common denominator for all these applications is the requirement for proven high reliability operation in very demanding environments.

DataPath Partners with Dejero for Complete, Simplified Broadcast Solution

Atlanta, GA, Nov. 7, 2016–DataPath, Inc., a leading provider of remote field communications and information technology solutions to the aerospace, broadcast, government, and infrastructure markets, announced today the company has become a value-added reseller of Dejero products and services.   

Panasonic Selects Newtec as Technology Partner for its Advanced Global Network

St. Niklas, Belgium, November 7, 2016--Newtec and Panasonic Global Communications, a subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation, today announced that since April of this year they have been working together to develop a new high-speed modem designed for the mobility market, including commercial aviation and maritime. 

Advantech Wireless Receives Large Order for its Second Generation GaN Technology Based 250W Ku-Band SSPA Solution

Montreal, Canada, October 7, 2016–Advantech Wireless, a global leader for High Throughput Satellite (HTS) broadband communications solutions, announced today that it has received new orders in excess of US$ 1 million for its Second Generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) Technology based 250W Ku-Band Solid State Power Amplifier (SSPA).

Canadian Department of National Defence Selects Newtec for First DVB-S2X Airborne Modem

Ottawa, Canada, October 6, 2016--Newtec –a specialist in designing, developing and manufacturing equipment and technologies for satellite communications – today announced it was selected by General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada to provide its MDM9000 Satellite Modem to the Canadian Department of National Defence (DND) for use on its Aurora fleet as part of its Aurora Incremental Modernization Project Block IV upgrades.