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Cape Canaveral, Florida, June 16, 2016 –Spacex successfuly launched the EUTELSAT 117 West B satellite. and the ABS-2A satellites. The satellite was ferried into space by a Falcon 9 rocket that took off from SpaceX’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Cape Canaveral at 10.29 ET (14.29 UTC) and parked EUTELSAT 117 West B in a supersynchronous orbit after a 30-minute flight. The first telemetry from the new satellite has been confirmed and processed at Boeing’s Mission Control Centre in El Segundo, California.
Cambridge, Mass., June 8, 2016–NSR’s Maritime Satcom Markets, 4th Edition, finds that maritime markets continue to demand more from their connectivity – with a steady move towards a ‘connected vessel’ across all major segments. Although some contraction has occurred in key markets, lower satellite capacity pricing is opening the tap for broadband VSAT adoption. With retail revenue growth annually exceeding 8% from 2015 – 2025 and HTS-options nearing 30%, the trend is clear – we are well into a trend of increasingly higher connectivity for maritime customers.
Paris, France June 2, 2016-According to Euroconsult's latest report, Prospects for Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems, the size of the professional RPAS (Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems) manufacturing and services market is expected to grow significantly in the next ten years, from $1 billion in 2015 to $26 billion in 2025.
Hauppauge, NY, Jun 14, 2016--Globecomm announced that Bryan McGuirk has joined their executive team as Chief Commercial Officer, reporting to Jason D. Juranek, interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer.
Houston, Tex., June 1, 2016--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a leading global provider of digital technology solutions, announced today that Steven E. Pickett has been named chief executive officer and president. He will be based in Houston and succeeds Marty Jimmerson, who has served as interim chief executive officer and president.
Montreal, Canada, June 22, 2016--Advantech Wireless announced today the release of the new AMT-83L advanced satellite modem. The new military-grade satellite modem series from Advantech Wireless continues the line of the AMT-73L, the first worldwide satellite modem to be certified with MIL-STD-188-165A by DISA.
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Singapore, June 6, 2016 – To set the stage for CommunicAsia2016, EnterpriseIT2016 and BroadcastAsia2016, visionary address speaker, Gerd Leonhard, Futurist and Founder and CEO of The Futures Agency explained to attendees that the next 20 years are likely to bring more changes to humanity than the past 300 years. With impending, colossal change upon us, this year’s event provided about 48,000 attendees from 102 countries and regions with a platform to engage in meaningful dialogue around new and future solutions that governments and businesses can deploy for success in a digitally transformed world.
Singapore, June 1, 2016–The emergence of new technologies in the satellite industry, including the arrival of HTS GSO and NGSO systems, is prompting the industry to embrace a substantial shift – from offering one-size-fits-all capacity to creating value propositions better tailored to customers’ fast-growing, diverse demand and the price pressures in dynamic economic circumstances. This was a key focus at CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2016, attended by close to 200 industry leaders yesterday at Pan Pacific Singapore.