Newtec Partners with Paradigm to Host New High-Throughput Modem Board

February 6, 2019 – Newtec has partnered with satellite communications solution provider Paradigm, which has become the first company to host its Newtec Dialog® SMB3310 high-throughput modem board. The two-way, high-throughput SMB3310 satellite modem board is now successfully embedded into Paradigm’s field-proven Paradigm Interface Module (PIM) terminal controller, which provides a common terminal interface for…

New Shepard Successfully Flies 8 NASA Research & Technology Payloads to Space

January 25, 2019 – Blue Origin demonstrated the versatility of the New Shepard system by taking 8 NASA-sponsored research and technology payloads into space. This flight was dedicated to NASA’s Flight Opportunities program, an essential program for researchers providing access to microgravity for technology development. Blue supports NASA’s Flight Opportunities program and its role in…

Mitsubishi Electric Develops High-Performance Waveguide Array Antenna

January 24, 2019 – Mitsubishi Electric Corporation has developed a slotted waveguide array antenna made of injection-molded resin which has been demonstrated to outperform conventional patch array antenna in side-lobe characteristics, cross-polarization characteristics and electric power efficiency, as well as offer reduced weight and cost. Mitsubishi Electric’s new antenna will enable radar systems to achieve…

Resolute Mining Connects Syama Operations to the Cloud with SES Networks

January 24, 2019 – SES announced that Resolute Mining Limited is revolutionising its operations in Mali by bringing high-speed, low-latency connectivity to its Syama mining site. The fully-managed SES Networks satellite data connectivity solution enables enterprise cloud applications and helps enhance safety and productivity. Resolute Mining is building the world’s first purpose-built, fully automated sublevel…

STCS Launches First iDirect DVB-S2X Network in Middle East

January 22, 2019 – STC Solutions Saudi Telecom Company (STCS), the leader of Information Communications Technologies (ICT) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), will launch the first iDirect DVB-S2X network in the Middle East. Utilizing VT iDirect’s iQ Series of remotes, its next-generation DVB-S2X technology will enable STCS to offer high-speed connectivity and expand…

RSCC Expands Satellite Communication Network Capabilities

January 17, 2019 – With the support of specialists from Istar LLC, RSCC successfully completed the installation and commissioning of five central stations based on UHP equipment to provide via-satellite communication using the Express-AM series spacecraft. This will enable RSCC to use the capacity of its satellites more efficiently and expand the capabilities of the…

CGWIC Signs Agreement with Satellogic to Launch EO Constellation of 90 Satellites

January 15, 2019 – China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC) announced a Multiple Launch Services Agreement (MLA) with Satellogic, the world’s first vertically integrated geospatial analytics company. CGWIC will launch 90 of Satellogic’s spacecraft from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center. The first launch – scheduled for later this year – will deliver a dedicated payload…