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Via Satellite Joins SSPI on ‘How Satellites Make a Better World’ Campaign – Satellite Today

From left to right: Joe Milroy, associate publisher of Via Satellite, Robert Bell, executive director of SSPI, and Caleb Henry, junior editor of Via Satellite at SSPI’s 2014 Future Leaders Dinner. Photo: Via Satellite [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] Via Satellite magazine and its parent company Access Intelligence, have partnered with the Society of Satellite Professionals International…

MTN Communications Grows Cruise line Customer Base – Satellite Today

Grand Circle Cruise Line’s newly-acquired M/V Corinthian vessel. Photo: Grand Circle Cruise Line [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] MTN Communications has signed two new global cruise line operators as customers for maritime connectivity, and has renewed a contract with a long-term European customer. Noble Caledonia, a U.K. based operator of small cruise ships, and Grand Circle Cruise…

CNES, Agencia Espacial Mexicana Tighten Partnership – Satellite Today

Jean Yves LeGall, CNES president. Photo: CNES. [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] CNES, the French space agency, and the Agencia Espacial Mexicana (AEM), Mexico’s space agency, have agreed to step up the cooperation initiated in April 2014 on space-based telecommunications, remote sensing and disaster relief. CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall met with AEM Director General Francisco Javier…

SES Brings 4K Demo Channel to UK, Ireland – Satellite Today

A Samsung Ultra-HD television. Photo: Samsung [Via Satellite 02-12-2015] SES has started simulcasting its Ultra-HD demonstration channel from the 19.2 degrees east orbital position to audiences in the U.K. and Ireland from the Astra 2E satellite at 28.2 degrees east. The channel is concurrently transmitting video content such as cityscapes, exotic animals and urban sports…

US Air Force Conducts Comprehensive AEHF Performance Test – Satellite Today

Engineers examining an AEHF antenna. Photo: Northrop Grumman [Via Satellite 02-11-2015] The United States Air Force concluded a six-month rigorous and complex multiservice operational test and evaluation of its Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system in January at Schriever Air Force Base in Colorado. The test and evaluation’s goal was to ensure the AEHF system…