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Archive for July 17th, 2007

EMS Founder Pippin Dies

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John Pippin, founder of EMS Technologies Inc., died July 13, the company announced. Pippin…
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Louisiana Deploys Spacenet’s Connexstar Service

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Spacenet Inc.’s Connexstar VSAT services have been deployed as part of an emergency response network by the State of…
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Norsat Receives U.S. Patent For GlobeTrekker

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Norsat International Inc. has been granted a U.S. patent for its GlobeTrekker portable satellite communications unit, the company announced July 16. The patent, “Portable High-speed and…
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Inmarsat Launches IsatPhone

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Inmarsat launched its first commercially available handheld satellite phone July 16, the company announced. The IsatPhone, an attempt to “shake up the satellite phone market,”…
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Lockheed Martin Repositions Milstar Satellites

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The U.S. Air Force and Lockheed Martin completed a reconfiguration of the five Milstar satellites intended to improve the system’s capabilities, Lockheed Martin announced July 16. The operation entailed repositioning the satellites relative to one…
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FCC Sets Deadline For Comments On Satellite Radio Merger Rule

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The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is accepting comments until Aug. 13 on its rule that would prohibit the merger…
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