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Archive for August 10th, 2007

MSV And Sprint Join To Offer Satcom Solutions To Public Safety End-Users

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Mobile Satellite Ventures LP (MSV) has entered into a three-year strategic distribution deal with Sprint’s Emergency Response Team (ERT) to offer continuous wireless connectivity for public safety agencies in situations where the…

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ViaSat’s First-Quarter Earnings Fall Flat

August 10th, 2007 by

ViaSat Inc., a producer of satellites and digital communication products, reported that its fiscal first-quarter profit fell on flat revenues and higher expenses, the company announced Aug. 8. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based company reported net income of $4.2 million, down more than 22 percent compared with its…

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India Approves $67.5 Million Arianespace Deal

August 10th, 2007 by

India’s cabinet has approved a contract worth up to $67.5 million with Arianespace for launching satellites, according to Aug. 9 published reports out of New Delhi. In June, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) signed an agreement with the European launch provider to orbit the Insat-4G…

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Sky Italia’s Profits Soar

August 10th, 2007 by

Sky Italia, the Italian DTH operator owned by News Corp., had 4.2 million subscribers by the end of June, News Corp. reported Aug. 8. Sky Italia added nearly…

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Tata Sky CEO Targets 8 Million Subscribers By 2012

August 10th, 2007 by

Tata Sky, the Indian direct-to-home (DTH) operator, has reached 1 million subscribers within its first year of having launched services, the company announced Aug. 8. As India represents one of the world’s largest DTH markets, Tata CEO Vikram Kaushik said he believes his company will reach…

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With SS/L, Loral Sees ‘Steady’ Earnings, Outlook

August 10th, 2007 by

Loral Space & Communications saw revenues increase by 17 percent in the second quarter, and 22 percent for the first half of the year, the company announced Aug. 8. For the three- and six-month periods ended June 30, 2007, total consolidated revenue for the second quarter reached $226 million, up from…

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