Advantech Wireless Wins Multi-million Dollar Contract for Ruggedized Military Grade SATCOM Terminals and Advanced GaN based Amplifiers

Montreal, Canada, February 1, 2017–Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today it has receivedmulti-million dollar contract from a NATO member countryto provide its ruggedized military grade SATCOM terminals including the new advanced line of GaN (Gallium Nitride) based Solid State Power Amplifiers.

FlexLink K7-Pro Switch Matrix Now with Extended L-Band

Lorsch, Germany, January 18, 2017--With more then 290 Switch Matrix systems of its FlexLink series in operation around the globe, RF Design announce that its scalable Switch Matrix system "FlexLink K7-Pro" is now supporting extended L-Band frequency range (850...2450MHz) making it a future proof solution, ready also for Ka-Band and HTS applications.

ABS Issued Operator Licenses for Papua New Guinea

Hong Kong, January 17, 2017-ABS announced it has been granted the Network, Applications and Gateway Operator licenses to serve Papua New Guinea (PNG) from the National Information and Communications Technology Authority (NICTA).  The licenses awarded will allow ABS to operate as a telecom operator as well as a satellite service provider.

Hispasat Presents its Most Innovative Satellite: the H36W-1

Madrid, Spain, January 17, 2017--Today Spanish satellite and telecommunications operator HISPASAT presented their Hispasat 36W-1 satellite (H36W-1) at their headquarters in Madrid. The satellite will be put into orbit on January 27 using a Soyuz launch vehicle and will be launched from the European Spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. Elena Pisonero, president of HISPASAT, Juan Carlos Cortés, director of International Programmes at the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI), and Xavier Lobao, head of Future Telecommunications Projects at the European Space Agency (ESA), all attended the presentation.

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. Announces Contract Renewal of $2.1 Million with Fortune Global 500 Company

Melvile, N.Y., January 11, 2017--Comtech Telecommunications Corp. (Nasdaq: CMTL) announced today that during the company's second quarter of fiscal 2017, a US$ 2.1 million contract with its Commercial Solutions segment has been renewed for a one year period. Under this contract, which was awarded from a Fortune Global 500 Company, Comtech provides various navigation and telematics solutions which are used in consumer vehicles.

C-COM Co-Funds an Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems

Ottawa, Canada, January 10, 2017–--C-COM Satellite Systems Inc. (TSXV: CMI), the leading global provider of mobile auto-deploying satellite antenna systems, announced today that it is co-funding an Industrial Research Chair in Intelligent Antenna and Radio Systems for the next Generation Millimeter Wave Mobile Communications at the University of Waterloo.

ABS and Nepal Digital Cable Launch a New DTH Platform on ABS-2

Hong Kong, December 23, 2016--ABS and Nepal Digital Cable (NDC) signed a multi-transponder agreement to deliver Direct-to-Home (DTH) broadcast service into Nepal.  The new platform will broadcast over 170 TV channels of local and international content. Audiences will be able to enjoy an array of high quality programming. This new service will commence in February 2017 on ABS-2, South Asia Ku-band beam at the prime location of 75°E covering Nepal and neighboring South Asia countries.  

HISPASAT to Broadcast in the Americas Juan Manuel Santos Receiving the 2016 Nueva Economía Fórum Award

Madrid, Spain,  December 13, 2016--Spanish satellite and telecommunications operator HISPASAT will provide space capacity for the transmission in Latin America of Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos receiving the 2016 Nueva Economía Fórum Award. The ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Teatro Real in Madrid and will be presided over by Spanish president Mariano Rajoy. Transmission of the event will be made through the transponder of the Hispasat 30W-5 satellite, which provides coverage in the Americas, Europe and North Africa.  

XipLink Named to “Top 10 WAN Optimization Solutions 2016”

Fremont, Calif., December 13, 2016—XipLink, Inc. has been announced as one of the Top 10 WAN Optimization solutions of 2016 by Enterprise Networking Magazine. A distinguished panel of experts, professionals, and technology leaders including board members ofLogisticsTech Outlookhas decided that XipLink has earned an award for “Top 10 WAN Optimization Solutions 2016.”

Spacecom Signs Contract with Asiasat to Operate a Satellite at 4 degrees West

Tel Aviv, Israel, December 1, 2016--Spacecom (Tel Aviv Stock Exchange: SCC) today announced that it entered into an agreement with AsiaSat to relocate its AsiaSat 8 satellite, from its current orbital position to Spacecom’s 4°W orbital position. AsiaSat 8 will be co-located with AMOS-3, for a four (4) year period.