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Archive for August 3rd, 2007

Boeing Updates Its TSAT Status

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Having earlier in the week submitted its proposal to the U.S. Air Force for the development and production phase of the Transformational Satellite Communications System (TSAT) Military Operations System, Boeing updated the status of its program on Aug. 2. TSAT is designed to provide American warfighters…
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Showtime Goes On-Demand

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Showtime, the Middle East satellite pay-TV operator, is launching a new Video-on-Demand (VoD) service to its subscribers in the Middle East, the company announced August 2. With…
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Integral Systems Receives CCS-C Contract Modification For Air Force’s WGS And AEHF Satellite Programs

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Integral Systems Inc. has been awarded a cost-plus-award fee modification from the U.S. Air Force totaling $5.8 million to modify the Command and Control System-Consolidated (CCS-C) effort to support the…
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Inmarsat Signs Deal With Major Asian Wireless Operator

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Inmarsat has teamed up with top Philippines wireless operator Smart Communications as the telco looks to expand the reach of its satellite phone offering, Smart Link, the companies announced August 2. Smart is a major force in the…
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Sirius Selects Space Systems/Loral To Build FM-6 Satellite

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Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications, has been awarded a contract from Sirius Satellite Radio to build Sirius FM-6, a high-power satellite designed to operate in a highly inclined elliptical orbit (HIEO), the companies announced Aug. 2…
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Abertis Exec Discusses Possible Hispasat Deal

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Abertis, a Spanish infrastructure company, has firmly set its sights on Spanish satellite operator Hispasat. In its results issued August 2, the company announced that its subsidiary, Abertis Telecom, “has been in talks” with Hispasat’s private investors with a view to buying their stakes, although Abertis…
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