WBMSAT Satellite Industry News Bits 09/07/2012

Government of Luxembourg asks ITU to deny license for Avanti’s Hylas 2 satellite.
 [Space News – 09/07/2012]

Curiosity’s tire tracks, made during 112 meters of travel in one month, visible in images from NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
[R&D Magazine – 09/07/2012]

AMOS-4 satellite set for Q2 2013 launch; GlobeCast will use AMOS-5 satellite for complimentary satellite services in Africa for Palaympic Games broadcasts.
[SatNews – 09/07/2012]

SES and Red Bee Media unveil remote recording service for satellite reception devices.
[SatNews – 09/07/2012]

Echostar showcasing comprehensive range of connected device solutions at IBC.
[SatNews – 09/07/2012]

Entropic Communications deploys Set Top Box system-on-a-chip and demodulator technology in three EchoStar models.
[SatNews – 09/07/2012]

Iranian government locates satellite operator willing to lease or sell an in-orbit telecommunications satellite, providing the country a placeholder for it’s expiring orbital slot assignment.
[Space News – 09/06/2012]

Astrium ready to launch European polar orbiting weather satellite Metop-B.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

35 year old Voyager 1 soon to be first man-made object to leave the solar system.
[NextGov – 09/06/2012]

Intelsat S.A. announces that Astrium Services Business Communications has expanded its capacity on Intelsat’s Ku-band mobility infrastructure.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

Gilat Satellite Networks gets initial order for several thousand SkyEdge II-c Aries self-install customer premise equipment kits from one of Europe’s largest satellite broadband ISP’s in support of SES Broadband Services Ka-band consumer service rollout.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

SES Broadband Ka-band consumer service to launch in November 2012.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

Singapore Airlines launching In-Flight Connectivity as part of $50 million program to bring Internet and mobile data services to customers, even at 35,000 feet.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

ND SatCom wins broadcast uplink technology deal in Germany.
[Satellite Today – 09/06/2012]

IsoTropic Networks upgrades global satellite network to iDirect Evolution platform with iDX 3.1 software to reduce operating costs and grow the business.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

New Lasso satellite interface allows easy and affordable access to Globalstar satellite network for remote M2M monitoring applications.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

Selex Elsag selects Teledyne Paradise Datacom high power X-band PowerMAX SSPAs to expand NATO ground satellite communications systems in Belgium and Italy, and provide upgrades in Greece and Turkey.
[SatNews – 09/06/2012]

Eutelsat promotes readiness of satellites for ultra HD, triple-play, digital cinema, new-generation newsgathering, and more, at IBC 2012.
[EE Times – 09/05/2012]

KVH TracPhone V11 C/Ku-band terminal adds global C-band coverage to mini-VSAT Broadband network, receiving  full FCC approval, including first-time approval for C-band on vessels under 300 gross tons.
[SatNews – 09/05/2012]

On Call Communications and Gray Television Group collaborate on combination of mobile satellite systems and 3G video encoders to create news gathering package for twenty Gray-owned news channels.
[Herald online – 09/05/2012]

Indonesia’s space agency to launch its two micro satellites LAPAN A-2 and LAPAN ORARI via India’s PSLV rocket later this month.
[SatNews – 09/04/2012]

First Intelsat EpicNG satellite, Intelsat 29e, will be Boeing 702MP.
[Herald online – 09/04/2012]

Russian President Vladimir Putin dismisses general director of Khrunichev Space Center, Vladimir Nesterov.
[SatNews – 09/04/2012]

United Arab Emirates and Kazakhstan hold satellite frequency coordination meeting.
[AME – 09/04/2012]

Joint space agency for Africa considered at meeting in Sudan of continent’s communications and IT ministers.
[phys.org – 09/04/2012]

Squire Tech Solutions serves hundreds of satellite Mobile Responder units in post hurricane response to Mississippi-, Louisiana-, and Arkansas-based teams.
[Azosensors.com – 09/04/2012]

MTN’s yacht customers can now view HD content, with MTN’s VSAT connections using Jetstream HD streaming content solution.
[SatNews – 09/04/2012]

Hungarian company Magyar Telekom signs long-term AMOS capacity lease.
[Satellite Today – 09/04/2012]

Comtech Telecommunications Corp. gets $1.2 million order from defense contractor for solid-state high-power amplifiers for use in transportable satellite communications systems by U.S. military.
[Herald online – 09/04/2012]

inthinc selects ORBCOMM for global M2M communications service.
[4-traders – 09/04/2012]

DARPA program to harvest and reuse satellite components involves high school students.
[Occupational Health & Safety – 09/03/2012]

Thales Alenia Space Espana to present Paper “Security in IP Satellite Networks:  .  .  .” at Sixth International Conference of Advanced Multimedia Satellite and Signal Processing for Space Communications.
[Defence Professionals – 09/03/2012]

HTS Paradigm Shift – Industry views of High Throughput Satellites change dramatically over past five years.
[NSR – 08/28/2012]

NSR 3rd edition, SCADA/M2M Via Satellite report available in October.
[NSR – October 2012]

NSR 5th Edition, Global Direct-to-Home Markets report available in September.
[NSR – September 2012]

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