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Iridium Announces Q3 2017 Govt Services Revenue, Subscribers; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) recorded $22 million in government service revenue with 95,000 government subscribers during the third quarter of 2017. Iridium said Thursday government data and voice subscribers rose 14 percent to 40,000 during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with the same period last year. The McLean, …

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AT&T: 20 States, Territories Accept FirstNet Public Safety Network Plan

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 6, 2017 — AT&T (NYSE: T) has unveiled that a total of 20 U.S. states and territories have already opted into the First Responder Network Authority’s plan for a nationwide public safety broadband network, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday Alaska, Hawaii, Nebraska, Puerto Rico and Tennessee …

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Intelsat Buys Equity Stake in Kymeta; Stephen Spengler Joins Antenna Manufacturer’s Board

Intelsat has purchased an equity stake in satellite communications antenna manufacturer Kymeta following joint efforts to develop the Kalo satellite services and mTenna antenna technology. The satellite operator said Tuesday the transaction comes with the appointment of Intelsat CEO Stephen Spengler into Kymeta’s board of directors. “The demand for fast, reliable broadband connectivity requires innovation …

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Iridium Launches New Portfolio of Aviation Broadband Connectivity Products & Services

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 3, 2016 — Iridium (Nasdaq: IRDM) has launched its new suite of aviation broadband connectivity products and services designed to provide global broadband data communications for cockpits and passengers, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Monday its new portfolio is comprised of various products from four …

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Honeywell, Inmarsat Partner to Provide Military Satellite Communication Service

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 1, 2016 — Inmarsat and Honeywell (NYSE: HON) have entered into a partnership in an effort to provide satellite communication services that will work to connect military users across the world, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Honeywell said Monday the partnership aims to deliver high-speed, high-bandwidth connectivity for military users, as well …

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Globecomm Offers Managed Satellite Service for Govt, Maritime, Enterprise Sectors

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2016 — Globecomm Systems will offer managed satellite services to government and enterprise customers to support high-capacity video and data broadband connectivity needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the VSAT service works to connect fixed and mobile assets across the Internet of Things and the …

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Oceus Chief Randy Fuerst Makes Wash100 for Broadband Services Leadership

Executive Mosaic, Tysons Corner, VA March 11, 2015 – Randy Fuerst, CEO at Oceus Networks, has been chosen among this year’s inductees to the Wash100 most influential leaders in GovCon for his leadership in compliance and contracting. The Wash100 is the premier group of private and public sector leaders selected by Executive Mosaic’s organizational …

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Hughes to Continue SATCOM Work for GSA Distance Learning Program

Hughes Network Systems will continue to provide its satellite-based technical services for the General Services Administration’s government distance learning program, GCN reported Monday. Kathleen Hickey writes Hughes will help install and maintain a one-way video and two-way audio network for students in the U.S. and the Caribbean region to connect with …

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Hughes to Manage Intl Satellite Network under $69M Contract; Kamran Givpoor Comments

Hughes Network Systems LLC has been awarded a $69 million contract to manage the global private satellite network of a Middle Eastern country. Hughes Network will deploy its HX satellite broadband system to maintain the foreign ministries’ satellite network and services across more than 100 countries for three years, the …

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Former FCC Chair Julius Genachowski to Help Carlyle Group Manage Tech Investments

Julius Genachowski, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission between June 2009 and May 2013, has joined private equity firm The Carlyle Group as a managing director and partner for the U.S. buyout team. Genachowski will work out of Washington and help the firm identify opportunities to investment in the global …

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