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Collaboration
Kacific, GuarantCo receive Cooperation of the Year Award
Kacific and GuarantCo have been named the winners of the Cooperation of the Year Award at the Satcom Innovations Group (SIG) Awards.
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Kacific
Kacific recognised at Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022
Kacific has received two significant awards at the Asian Telecommunications Awards 2022 for its commitment to underserved communities.
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Space
Microsoft’s Azure Space – Cloud above the clouds
The company has hired a team to build cloud capabilities that meet the unique needs of space.
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Internet of Things
Myriota cements North America presence through exactEarth deal
Australian-based nanosatellite IoT connectivity firm Myriota has gained a stronger foothold in North America and Canada after signing a deal with satellite-AIS data services provider exactEarth.
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Space
Thales and RMIT create new standard for space communication
The joint research project will help to ensure interoperability of high accuracy satellite-based positioning services.
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Wireless
O3b satellites roar into space, scaling SES’s MEO constellation
“As this launch completes our first-gen O3b system of 20 satellites, it also marks the transition into our next-generation MEO system."
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Microsoft
Inmarsat teams up with Microsoft to deliver cloud via satellite
"Our goal is to enable customers to take advantage of connected IoT solutions no matter where they are in their journey."
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Satellite networks
Iridium completes US$3 billion satellite constellation upgrade
The upgraded Iridium constellation enables services such as the AireonSM global aircraft tracking and surveillance system and Iridium Certus, the company's new broadband service.
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
AWS announces pay-as-you-go satellite data download offering
Leverages a network of 12 antenna ground stations in AWS Regions around the world to download, process, store, analyse, and act upon satellite data.
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Rocket Lab
With a mighty roar, Rocket Lab blasts off to space
Success! It definitely was business time for Rocket Lab yesterday as its Electron launch vehicle blasted off from the Māhia Peninsula yesterday (November 11).
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Optus
Optus Satellite & Seven Network - 31 year relationship extended another 4 years
The capacity requirements of the contract have been expanded from 18MHz to 27MHz.
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Satellite networks
Satellite industry - more changes in the last two years than the last 25
The CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum 2017 recently wrapped up in Singapore amidst much fanfare made up of exclusive insights and discussion.
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Wi-fi
Elon Musk's SpaceX to bring internet to far corners of the Earth
Half the world doesn’t have the luxury of being able to connect to the internet at their leisure, even though internet access is basic human right.
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Wireless Nation
Satellite rev-up on way as Wireless Nation inks new deal
Next-gen, high-speed services via satellite on the way after Wireless Nation signs deal with global satellite giant Gilat.