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  • Network Innovations to Resell Inmarsat Satellite Comm Offering; Ronald Spithout Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Network Innovations to Resell Inmarsat Satellite Comm Offering; Ronald Spithout Comments

    Inmarsat has selected voice and data communications provider Network Innovations Inc. to be a value added reseller of Inmarsat’s satellite communications offering for customers worldwide. Network Innovations will market the Global Xpress satellite service to the media, oil and gas, mining and utility sectors, Inmarsat said Tuesday. Ronald Spithout, president of Inmarsat Enterprise, said the […] More

  • Adrian Morris to Address IT, Satellite Industry Conference - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Adrian Morris to Address IT, Satellite Industry Conference

    Adrian Morris, Hughes Network Systems LLC executive vice president and chief technology officer, will address an information technology forum next week the company is supporting as a principal sponsor. He will discuss the company’s JUPITER high-throughput system as an example of products seek to address the growing demand for web-based services at the VSAT 2013 […] More

  • Navy Seeks Oceus Broadband Maintenance Services Reseller - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy Seeks Oceus Broadband Maintenance Services Reseller

    The U.S. Naval Supply Systems Command has issued a solicitation that seeks to identify potential resellers of Oceus Networks“™ broadband network maintenance for use by the deputy joint environment director within the Joint Staff. NAVSUP“™s Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk contracting department wants to refresh the hardware and software products integrated into JS/J7 DDJE’s joint training […] More

  • CenturyLink Accepts $54M in FCC Broadband Funding; Steve Davis Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    CenturyLink Accepts $54M in FCC Broadband Funding; Steve Davis Comments

    CenturyLink is receiving an additional $54 million from a U.S. Federal Communications Commissions program to deliver broadband Internet to rural and high-cost areas nationwide. The firm will combine its own capital with the FCC Connect America Fund grant to provide rural businesses and households connection speeds of up to four megabits per second, CenturyLink said […] More

  • Northrop Unit's Antenna Deploys from Astrium Communication Satellite; John Alvarez Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Northrop Unit’s Antenna Deploys from Astrium Communication Satellite; John Alvarez Comments

    A Northrop Grumman business unit has provided an antenna to Astrium for a newly deployed, on-orbit spacecraft that uses reflectors with the goal of facilitating international wireless telecommunications. AstroMesh deployed from the Alphasat satellite Saturday and works to provide broadband connections in Africa and Europe and some locations in Asia, Northrop said Tuesday. The transmitter […] More

  • TCS CEO Maurice Tose to Serve 3rd Term on FCC Interoperability Panel - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    TCS CEO Maurice Tose to Serve 3rd Term on FCC Interoperability Panel

    Maurice Tose, chairman, president and CEO of TeleCommunication Systems, has been reappointed for a third term on the Federal Communications Commission‘s communications security, reliability and interoperability council. The council is charged with making recommendations to the FCC on programs such as 911, Enhanced 911 and Next Generation 911, TCS said Monday. Council members also advise […] More

  • Harris CapRock to Install Shipping Company's Comm Network; Jesper Kongstad Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris CapRock to Install Shipping Company’s Comm Network; Jesper Kongstad Comments

    Harris CapRock Communications has won a contract extension to implement a broadband communications network on 39 of Denmark-based shipping company Norden A/S’ carrier and tanker vessels. Norden currently has Harris CapRock’s Very Small Aperture Terminal communications platform on 30 vessels, the companies announced Friday. The VSAT platform includes corporate networks, Internet access, voice calls, real-time reports and […] More

  • General Dynamics Wraps Up Commerce Dept Public Safety Tech Tests; Manny Mora Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Dynamics Wraps Up Commerce Dept Public Safety Tech Tests; Manny Mora Comments

    A General Dynamics division has completed a series of tests for a Commerce Department public safety communications research program intended to connect federal, state, local and public safety agencies to broadband technology. General Dynamics Broadband“™s eNodeB and Evolved Packet Core products passed the phase one and phase three of the long-term evolution tests at the […] More

  • Inmarsat Helps Build Offshore Microwave Comm Service; Gerbrand Schalkwijk Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Helps Build Offshore Microwave Comm Service; Gerbrand Schalkwijk Comments

    Inmarsat has partnered with Broadband Antenna Tracking Systems and LLOG Exploration to extend broadband communications coverage over the Gulf of Mexico through a new microwave technology network. The new service is intended for the Gulf’s deep-water structures and is currently used in the Mississippi Canyon Field, Inmarsat announced Thursday. BATS produced the Stabilized Microwave system […] More

  • Hughes Unveils New Network Mgmt Portfolio; Mike Cook Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hughes Unveils New Network Mgmt Portfolio; Mike Cook Comments

    Hughes Network Systems has launched a new portfolio of managed network and digital media products intended to help customers in the enterprise and government sectors monitor broadband network and customer traffic to help manage applications. HughesON Performance Optimization technologies are built to help customers use on-premise equipment in building an enterprise-class wide-area network that transmits […] More

  • Hughes Connecting Development Bank to Broadband; Kamran Givpoor Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hughes Connecting Development Bank to Broadband; Kamran Givpoor Comments

    Hughes Network Systems has won a contract to connect the African Development Bank to a broadband communications network that includes SAP applications and video conferencing, among other attributes. The company has provided managed network services to the bank since 2008 through a communications network comprising of broadband satellite terminals at 32 bank field offices on […] More

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