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Archive for August 21st, 2007

WildBlue Adds Vice President Of Sales And Markets

August 21st, 2007 by

WildBlue Communications, Inc. named Ed Knudson vice president of sales and marketing, the company announced Aug. 20. Knudson has more than 20 years of…

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Glentel Launches Satellite Hub

August 21st, 2007 by

Glentel Inc. has acquired and installed a new satellite hub to bring pipeline monitoring and other control services to its oil and gas customers throughout Canada and the United States…

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New Zealand’s Sky Network Adds Subscribers

August 21st, 2007 by

Sky Network Television, the leading pay-TV operator in New Zealand, added nearly 45,000 subscribers for the year that closed at the end of June, bringing its total subscriber base to nearly 715,000, the company…

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Globecomm Opens Broadcast Operations Center For Showtime Networks

August 21st, 2007 by

Globecomm Systems Inc. has opened a broadcast operations center for Showtime Networks Inc., Globecomm announced. The 6,000-square-foot custom master and control facility at Globecomm’s Long Island International Teleport supports the transmission of 25 standard-definition…

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Swe-Dish Wins U.K. Military Deal

August 21st, 2007 by

Swe-Dish Satellite Systems has won a satellite terminal deal with Paradigm Services, which is authorized to lead satellite communications procurements for military users within the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Swe-Dish announced Aug. 20. Swe-Dish’s satellite communications systems offer…

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Europe Approves Apax Acquisition Of Telenor Satellite

August 21st, 2007 by

The European Commission (EC) authorized the acquisition of Telenor Satellite Services by Apax Partners, concluding that the deal would not “significantly impede effective competition,” the EC announced Aug. 20. Telenor had been shopping its…

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