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SES to Buy Remaining O3b Networks Stake for $730M

Luxembourg-based communications satellite operator SES has exercised a call option to acquire the remaining 50.9 percent stake in Channel Islands-based satellite broadband services provider O3b Networks through an estimated $730 million deal with other O3b shareholders. SES said Monday it will use money the company raised during a recent equity financing event to fund the transaction and …

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Jack Deasy Named O3b Networks’ Government Solutions VP

O3b Networks has appointed Jack Deasy, a former Federal Communications Commission bureau manager and Latin American telecommunications specialist, as its vice president for the government solutions business. He will lead O3b’s initial technology implementations at government and humanitarian agencies, as well as its local and international government sales and business development pursuits, O3b …

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Intelsat Appoints Jay Yass, Hazem Moakkit to VP Roles; Bruno Fromont Comments

Jay Yass, formerly vice president of global accounts and strategic sales and network services product management at Intelsat (NYSE: I), has been named VP of business development at the satellite services contractor. Intelsat said Tuesday it also appointed Hazem Moakkit, former VP of spectrum development at O3b Networks, as VP …

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Randy Fuerst: O3b, Oceus Partner for High-Speed Connectivity to Navy Vessels in Theater

TYSONS CORNER, VA June 23, 2015 — Executive Mosaic — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on O3b Networks, Oceus Networks and TrustComm completing tests on medium earth orbit satellite connectivity during the U.S. Navy’s Trident Warrior exercises aboard the USS Fort Worth littoral combat ship. “Providing maritime LTE services has been a …

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