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Globecomm’s Dwight Hunsicker: Satellite Network Tech to Support Gov’t Broadband Connectivity Demand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 31, 2018 — Dwight Hunsicker, executive vice president and general manager of government solutions at Globecomm Systems, has said U.S. government agencies can utilize satellite network technologies to deliver secure and resilient broadband connectivity for deployed personnel, ExecutiveBiz reported July 17. Hunsicker wrote in a Milsat Magazine …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Could Support Mobile Gov’t Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said the company’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network could help address the mobile needs of government users, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Global Xpress is a commercial Ka-band network designed to work with government military satellite …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Unveils HM System With SCMA Waveform Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 12,  2015 — Hughes Network Systems has launched the HM System to support the mobility and portability needs of satellite network users via bandwidth sharing, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. “The basis of the new HM System is our advanced waveform technology based on very low-rate coding and new multiple access …

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ORBCOMM, Inmarsat to Share SkyWave M2M Business Under $130M Deal

ORBCOMM (NASDAQ: ORBC) will buy Inmarsat partner SkyWave Mobile Communications under a $130 million transaction as part of ORBCOMM’s efforts to add new operational and manufacturing tools in its machine-to-machine offering, SatNews reported Thursday. The potential acquisition will be in the form of $122.5 million in cash and a $7.5 million promissory note for some of Inmarsat’s shares in …

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Iridium Awarded $400M DoD Satellite Airtime Services Extension; Scott Scheimreif Comments

Iridium Communications (NASDAQ: IRDM) has been awarded a $400 million contract to provide satellite airtime services to the Defense Department for an additional five years. The Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services contract with the Defense Information Systems Agency includes distributed tactical communications system services for department subscribers, Iridium said Monday. EMSS is intended to …

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