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Archive for July 5th, 2007

SES Adds Two Board Members

July 5th, 2007 by

SES Global has added Robert Ross and Ashok Ganguly to its board of directors, the company announced. Ross served as CEO of New Skies Satellites…
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Inmarsat’s Brazilian Island Opportunity

July 5th, 2007 by

Inmarsat is teaming with Instituto Ilhas do Brasil (the Institute of Brazilian Islands) to bring modern communications to some of Brazil’s most isolated offshore communities. Inmarsat is offering use of its Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service to monitor 1,000 islands off the coast of Brazil…
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MSV Meets FCC Satellite Construction Milestone; Reduces Bond Amount

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Mobile Satellite Ventures passed a critical design review milestone for its MSV-1 satellite that had been set by the…
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Alcatel-Lucent To Aid In ICO Mobile Interactive Trial

July 5th, 2007 by

Alcatel-Lucent will provide network integration services as well as equipment, engineering and implementation services for a trial of mobile interactive media services that ICO Global Communications Ltd. plans to begin in 2008, ICO announced July…
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ImageSat minority shareholders file claim

July 5th, 2007 by

Minority shareholders of ImageSat International N.V., which operates the EROS commercial imaging satellites, have filed a claim in the U.S. Court for the Southern District of New York against ImageSat, Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd., Elbit Systems and certain current and former officers and directors of ImageSat.
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Update: Eutelsat confirms SatMex bid

July 5th, 2007 by

Satelites Mexicanos recently suspended its sale after it received only two takeover offers, both for less than the US$500 million that the company had hoped for.
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