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Eurasian MOD Orders $3.5 Million of Norsat Satellite Terminals – Satellite Today

Norsat SigmaLink satellite terminal. Photo: Norsat [Via Satellite 02-202-2015] Norsat has received an order for $3.5 million worth of satellite terminals from a defense contractor for a Eurasian Ministry of Defense (MOD). The customer is purchasing products such as the 1.2 meter Rover, an ultra-lightweight fly-away satellite terminal, the 1.8 meter SigmaLink transportable satellite terminal…

Orbital ATK Unveiled: CEO Lays Out Post-Merger Plans – Satellite Today

Orbital Sciences President and CEO David Thompson on the left, and ATK President and CEO Mark DeYoung on the right. Photos: ATK and Orbital Sciences [Via Satellite 02-19-2015] In the first conference call following their merger, David Thompson, CEO of Orbital ATK, unveiled the recently integrated company to investors and analysts alongside post-merger outlooks and…

Hispasat Sees Steady Revenues in Unfavorable Market – Satellite Today

Hispasat control center. Photo: Hispasat [Via Satellite 02-19-2015] In 2014, Spanish satellite telecommunications operator Hispasat saw flat revenues, reporting a total of $230 million — roughly equal to the $229 million made in the previous fiscal year. The operator sees the steady revenues as a positive development in light of a harsh Spanish economy alongside…

Aireon Inks ADS-B Agreement with Central, West African ANSP – Satellite Today

Inside view of an Air Traffic Control tower. Photo: Aireon [Via Satellite 02-19-2015] Aireon has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Agency for the Security of Aviation Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) to provide Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) capabilities to the West and Central African regions. ASECNA, the Air Navigation Service Provider…

IDC Deploys Pro Audio Radio Network Across Peru – Satellite Today

IDC’s Star Pro Audio. Photo: IDC [Via Satellite 02-19-2015] Peru’s Grupo Panamericana de Radios has deployed International Datacasting Corporation’s (IDC’s) Star Pro Audio Solution to distribute radio programming to listeners across the country. IDC has delivered the Star Pro Audio solution and reports that the network is fully deployed and operational in the Latin American…

M7 Group Evolving into Hybrid Pay-TV Service Provider – Satellite Today

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VP of business development at M7 Group. Photo: M7 Group [Via Satellite 02-18-2015] Satellite service provider M7 Group has grown to become one of the top five pay-TV operators in Europe. Following Sky, the company is the second largest cross-regional operator on the continent. Last year the acquisition of Eutelsat’s KabelKiosk direct-to-cable pay-TV…

OHB Finishes Integration of Hispasat AG1 Satellite – Satellite Today

The Hispasat AG1 satellite inside OHB’s cleanroom. Photo: OHB [Via Satellite 02-18-2015] OHB System has completed the integration of Hispasat’s upcoming satellite Hispasat Advanced Generation 1. The satellite is the first to be based on the small-GEO platform jointly developed by OHB and the European Space Agency (ESA). For the next few weeks, Hispasat AG1…