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General Dynamics to Help Develop Terminals for Telesat LEO Satellites; Manny Mora Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2018 — A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) business unit has partnered with Telesat to build user terminals for the latter’s low Earth orbit satellites that will work to provide broadband connectivity services for government and commercial clients, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. General Dynamics Mission Systems will leverage …

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Matt Desch: Iridium to Continue Transformation Built on Satcom, Broadband Internet Capabilities

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 18, 2018 — Matt Desch, CEO of Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM), has said the company anticipates its continued transformation into a mature company over the next 12 to 24 months as it nears the completion of its Iridium NEXT satellite communications network and builds on partnerships …

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AT&T Plans $2B Support for FirstNet Deployment Effort to Expand Rural Coverage

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 25, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) plans to use an estimated $2 billion in funds for its First Responder Network Authority deployment effort to expand its communications coverage in rural areas and advance software upgrades to facilitate the delivery of 5G services through its cell cites, …

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AT&T to Deploy Spectrum Allotted for FirstNet Public Safety Network

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — AT&T (NYSE: T) will begin to field the Band 14 spectrum to first responders as it aims to deliver a national public safety broadband network under a task order from the First Responder Network Authority, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. FirstNet said Wednesday the company will deploy …

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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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