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SES and ITC Global Enter Oil and Gas Communications Partnership, Sign Major Customer – Satellite Today

Offshore oil platform. Photo: [Via Satellite 01-14-2015] SES and ITC Global have signed a strategic partnership to provide satellite connectivity to oil and gas operations worldwide. Working together, the two companies are providing a range of solutions including broadband, private corporate networks and voice, video and data services. Jumpstarting the new relationship, SES and ITC…

ISRO Selects A S Kiran Kumar as New Chairman – Satellite Today

A S Kiran Kumar, the new chairman of ISRO. Photo: ISRO [Via Satellite 01-14-2015] The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has appointed its Director of the Space Applications Center (SAC), A S Kiran Kumar to the office of secretary of the Department of Space, Chairman of the Space Commission, and Chairman of ISRO. Kiran Kumar…

LATAM Civil Aviation Entity Purchases VSAT Mesh Solution From Advantech Wireless – Satellite Today

VSAT Discovery Hubs. Photo: Advantech Wireless [Via Satellite 01-14-2015] Advantech Wireless has signed a contract with a Latin American Civil Aviation government entity to provide a mesh VSAT network for Air Traffic Control (ATC) and airport communications in remote parts of the country. Advantech Wireless will provide two geographically redundant hubs with 4.5m antennas and…

Techno-Sciences Awarded Contracts Totaling $7.5 Million for Satellite Search and Rescue – Satellite Today

LEO and MEO footprint Comparisons for satellite-based SAR assistance. Photo: Communications Research Center Canada [Via Satellite 01-13-2015] McMurdo Group’s recently acquired Techno-Sciences has received contracts worth approximately $7.5 million from NASA and the governments of Cyprus, Brunei and Argentina for Search and Rescue (SAR) network infrastructure solutions and next-generation Medium Earth Orbit Search and Rescue…