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Archive for April, 2007

Gilat Provides Broadband Satellite Network for Nigerian Elections

April 30th, 2007 by

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. is providing a broadband satellite communications network and services for the Nigerian national elections under a contract…

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Emcore To Provide Solar Panels For Mars Mission

April 30th, 2007 by

Emcore Corp.’s Photovoltaics Division has been awarded a contract by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to manufacture solar…

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Norsat Receives Orders From Army

April 30th, 2007 by

Norsat International Inc. has received multiple contracts from the U.S. Army for portable satellite systems and ancillary…

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Ericsson To Upgrade Philippine Satellite-Based Telephony Network

April 30th, 2007 by

Ericsson received a contract to enhance the switching capacity of Philippine operator Smart’s satellite-based telephony network, Smart Link, Ericsson…

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European Parliament Calls For Galileo To Move Forward

April 30th, 2007 by

The European Parliament adopted a resolution calling for the interested parties to solve their disagreements and move the Galileo satellite navigation program forward, the Parliament announced April 26. “Parliament expresses deep concern about the slowing down of…

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BBC Trust Approves Free Satellite TV Plan

April 30th, 2007 by

The BBC Trust has given the BBC formal approval to launch a free-to-view satellite joint venture with ITV, BBC announced April 27. Freesat, scheduled to begin broadcasting in spring 2008, will provide standard- and high-definition TV services across the United Kingdom. “The BBC’s objective in launching…

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