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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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Cubic Unit to Provide Satcom Equipment Under New Zealand FMS Deal; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2017 — A subsidiary of Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will deliver satellite communications equipment that will work to support New Zealand’s military under an estimated $5 million foreign military sales contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday GATR Technologies will supply inflatable satellite antennas with associated hardware and spares …

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L3 to Supply VSAT Satcom Terminals for Air National Guard Incident Response Comms Teams

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 11, 2017 — L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) will supply satellite communications terminals to the Air National Guard’s Joint Incident Site Communications Capability teams as well as provide on-site training support under a new contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will deliver 46 Hawkeye III …

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Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Part of Networked Joint Force Operations Trial in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Inmarsat has provided its Global Xpress satellite communications service to support encrypted file transfer and live video streaming capabilities as part of tests on the Australian air force’s C-130J Hercules transport aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday the six-month trial through December will utilize GX and …

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Cubic Mission Solutions Exhibits Satcom, Networking Tech at DSEI 2017; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 12, 2017 — A Cubic (NYSE: CUB) business unit is set to showcase satellite communications and networking technology at the 2017 Defense and Security Equipment International event this week in London, GovCon Executive reported Friday. The company said Thursday its mission solutions unit will feature deployable and tactical networking …

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Inmarsat to Provide Satcom Connectivity for USAID’s Fishing Monitoring Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2017 — Inmarsat will collaborate with the U.S. Agency for International Development to drive the adoption of sustainable fishing practices in Southeast Asia and support maritime communications for port and vessel monitoring activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it will provide its Fleet One and IsatData Pro satellite communications platforms …

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Rick Lober: Hughes to Help DoD Study Interoperability for Wideband Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will look into the interoperability of commercial satellite transports in efforts to build a wideband communications architecture for government under a contract from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Wideband Communications Architecture Study aims to help DoD …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Urges Commercial-Focused Gov’t Strategy for Integrated Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the commercial satellite communications industry will play a key role to facilitate a unified and integrated satcom architecture for government, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a MilsatMagazine article that the U.S. …

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Speedcast Eyes Potential $100M UltiSat Acquisition to Launch Gov’t-Focused Division

Speedcast International has signed a definitive agreement for a potential $100 million acquisition of UltiSat in efforts to establish a new government division and build on existing remote communications offerings to the public sector. Speedcast said Sunday the pending transaction with the U.S. government contractor is anticipated to complement the Speedcast portfolio for …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Collaboration, ‘Commercial First’ Approach to Address Satcom Program Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has noted that collaboration between industry and the Defense Department will drive the analysis of alternatives for the wideband satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a National Defense Magazine guest piece …

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