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ORBCOMM to Provide VA Satcom, Asset Tracking Services via Kevadiya Partnership

Kevadiya has chosen ORBCOMM to deliver asset tracking and monitoring devices and satellite and cellular communications services for a Department of Veterans Affairs-run program that offers transportation services to veterans with disabilities or those who live in rural areas. Both companies will also provide an integrated telematics system that will support driver management, navigation, routing, patient …

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ORBCOMM-LuxSpace Team to Provide Automatic ID System Data Support to European Maritime Safety Agency

The European Maritime Safety Agency has awarded the team of ORBCOMM and LuxSpace Sarl a potential four-year, $11.4 million contract to provide satellite-based automatic identification system data services. LuxSpace and ORBCOMM will work to provide global satellite AIS data feed to EMSA, other European Union agencies and member states to …

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Lockheed, ORBCOMM Form IoT Satellite Connectivity Partnership; Dave Markham Comments

Lockheed Martin and machine-to-machine communications firm ORBCOMM have signed a memorandum of understanding to explore business opportunities in the Internet of Things market. The Bethesda, Maryland-based company said Thursday it aims to utilize ORBCOMM’s technology portfolio and develop M2M satellite and cellular connectivity or hybrid offerings for government clients through the partnership. “The vision of the Internet of …

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ORBCOMM Launches 11 OG2 Satellites Onboard SpaceX Rocket; Marc Eisenberg Comments

ORBCOMM deployed 11 OG2 satellites Monday aboard the SpaceX-made Falcon 9 rocket to provide machine-to-machine communications and Automatic Identification System-related services for commercial clients. The satellites’ launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida marks ORBCOMM’s second mission to complete the OG2 satellite constellation, the company said Monday. ORBCOMM said it …

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Inmarsat, ORBCOMM Team to Build M2M Satellite Platform; Rupert Pearce Comments

Inmarsat and ORBCOMM have formed a partnership to jointly develop and commercialize a satellite platform for machine-to-machine communications applications. They will also explore potential synergies in areas such as capital investment, technology development and ground-based infrastructure support to future satellite programs, the companies said Monday. Rupert Pearce, Inmarsat CEO, said …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Named MSUA Board Member for 2018

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has been reappointed to serve on the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s board of directors. MSUA works to promote exchange of ideas, information and news among providers and customers of mobility communications, navigation and safety platforms, the association said Thursday. Other …

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SpaceX to Launch Two Satellites in December

SpaceX will return to flight in December with two scheduled satellite launches onboard the Falcon 9 vehicle, Space News reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes SpaceX plans to send 11 Orbcomm messaging satellites to low Earth orbit in mid-December and later the SES-9 telecommunications satellite into a higher orbit. Hawthorne, …

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ReportBuyer: Global Mobile Satellite Services Market to Grow 7.4% by 2018

ReportBuyer has released a report that forecasts the global mobile satellite services market to grow 7.39 percent by 2018. The report factors in the wholesale mobile satellite services revenue in order to calculate the market size, ReportBuyer said Sept. 23. Key regions covered in the report are the Americas, the Asia-Pacific and Europe-Middle East-Africa. ReportBuyer also cites …

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