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Iridium awarded gateway support and maintenance contract by U.S. DoD

April 23rd, 2019 by

Iridium Communications Inc. announced that it has been awarded a new contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) to continue supporting the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Enhanced Mobile Satellite Service (EMSS) gateway.

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TESAT, KSAT and GomSpace develop optical communications for smallsats

April 10th, 2019 by

TESAT, KSAT and GomSpace have partnered up to introduce full optical communications capability for new small satellite missions and space-based services.

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EDRS-A forges 20,000 successful laser links

April 3rd, 2019 by

The European Data Relay System (EDRS)–dubbed the “SpaceDataHighway” by its private operator, Airbus–has passed another milestone.

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Aireon system goes live

April 2nd, 2019 by

Effective today, Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic.

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C-COM successfully tracks Kepler LEO satellites

April 2nd, 2019 by

C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. announced its first successful integration with Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite tracking capabilities. The test was completed with the C-COM iNetVu FLY-981 Ku-band antenna and with Kepler Communications’ first in orbit LEO satellites, KIPP and CASE.

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iForte of Indonesia signs contracts for capacity on Telstar 18 VANTAGE

April 2nd, 2019 by

Telesat announced that PT iForte Solusi Infotek (iForte), a provider of USO (Universal Service Obligation) VSAT services in Indonesia, has signed major contracts for Ku-band HTS and C-band capacity on Telesat’s new Telstar 18 VANTAGE satellite.

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