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Advantech Wireless Reveals New Product Line of VSAT Routers – Satellite Today

Advantech Wireless Series 7000 VSAT router. Photo: Advantech Wireless [Via Satellite 3-18-2015] Advantech Wireless is launching a new family of VSAT routers/modems. The new Series 7000 product family provisions Advantech Wireless A-SAT-IITM Bandwidth Optimized Satellite System technology, providing more than 50 percent reduction in the satellite bandwidth, through transmission switching between multiple access schemes achieved…

Virgin Galactic Scales Up for Launch Cadence of 20 to 30 Per Year – Satellite Today

Virgin Galactic CEO George Whitesides. Photo: Virgin Galactic [Via Satellite 03-17-2015] With a recently christened manufacturing facility, Virgin Galactic is gearing up for regular missions with the LauncherOne small satellite vehicle. The Long Beach, Calif. facility, first announced in February, is now open. LauncherOne is among the most promising small satellite, or “SmallSat,” launch vehicles…

Intellian and Airbus to Integrate Kymeta mTenna Technology into Maritime Market – Satellite Today

Kymeta and Airbus executives. Photo: Kymeta [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] Kymeta announced partnerships with Intellian and Airbus Defence and Space to commercialize world-class next generation Ku-band maritime satellite terminals. The terminals, built by Intellian, will integrate Kymeta’s thin, flat, lightweight, electronically beam-steered mTenna satellite antennas, which are built on metamaterial-based technology. Airbus intends to sell Kymeta’s…

ViaSat and Boeing Announce Flexible Broadband System – Satellite Today

ViaSat 1 Broadband Satellite.Photo: Space Systems/Loral [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] ViaSat and Boeing are teaming together to offer the ViaSat Flexible Broadband System. The Flexible Broadband System is designed to provide the satellite bandwidth economics in a more affordable package, tailored to regional operators. This system enables service providers to start with a smaller investment, focus…

Global Eagle Entertainment and SES Team Up to Deliver Global In-Flight Connectivity – Satellite Today

  Seatback in-flight entertainment via IFC. Photo: Global Eagle Entertainment [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] SES and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) have signed capacity deals for services on three SES satellites. These agreements are part of a strategic partnership to deliver In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) and services to airline passengers around the world. Under the deal, GEE will…

MTN Unveils High-Definition TV for the Maritime Market – Satellite Today

Maritime media. Photo: MTN Communications [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] MTN Communications announced the launch of its High-Definition (HD) live television service at sea, MTN Worldwide TV HD (MTN-TV HD). This service launch starts with IMG’s Sport 24 Channel in HD. The first-ever 24/7 sports channel designed for the maritime market, it is the most watched sports…

Hunter and Panasonic to Expand Internet to Canada with Eutelsat 115 West B – Satellite Today

David Bruner VP of global communications at Panasonic Avionics. Photo: Panasonic Avionics [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] Panasonic Avionics has secured satellite capacity on the Hunter Communications Canada Ku-band beam hosted on Eutelsat Americas’ Eutelsat 115 West B satellite. By procuring nearly one-third of the available capacity, Panasonic will provide Internet access, airline data services and live…

Intelsat and the Space Connection Partner to Expand North American Business Using Video Neighborhood – Satellite Today

Intelsat Galaxy 3C coverage. Photo: Intelsat [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] Intelsat and The Space Connection, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telesat Canada, announced a new, multi-year capacity agreement. Under the deal, The Space Connection expanded its capacity commitment on Intelsat’s Galaxy 17 satellite located at 91 degrees west and renewed services on Intelsat’s Galaxy 3C satellite…

Rural Mexico to Use Hughes Jupiter Satellite System – Satellite Today

Artist rendition of satellite with Jupiter technology. Photo: Hughes [Via Satellite 3-17-2015] Grupo Pegaso, which promotes projects of global importance to Mexico, has selected Hughes Network Systems to supply its Jupiter System to help close the digital divide for communities in rural Mexico. Pegaso Banda Ancha, a Grupo Pegaso company that provides satellite connectivity in…