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  • SSL Ships Hispasat Satellite to Cape Canaveral Launch Site - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SSL Ships Hispasat Satellite to Cape Canaveral Launch Site

    A communications satellite made by Maxar Technologies‘ SSL subsidiary for  Hispasat has been delivered to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, where it will lift off aboard a SpaceX-built Falcon 9 rocket. SSL said Tuesday the Hispasat 30W-6 satellite will provide communications services for television, broadband, corporate networks and other telecommunications applications in Europe, North Africa and […] More

  • Hugo Frega: Hughes, HISPASAT Team for Colombian Internet Access Project - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hugo Frega: Hughes, HISPASAT Team for Colombian Internet Access Project

    Hughes Network Systems will provide an HX broadband satellite system and terminals for delivering satellite Internet services to the Colombian subsidiary of satellite operator HISPASAT. The contract is part of the Vive Digital program, through which Colombia’s ministry of information technology and communication aims to increase Internet access in the country, Hughes said Tuesday. “HISPASAT is helping Colombia make a technological leap through […] More

  • Orbital Satellite to Deliver Comm Services to South America; Christopher Richmond Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital Satellite to Deliver Comm Services to South America; Christopher Richmond Comments

    Orbital Sciences Corp. is preparing to launch a commercial communications satellite aboard Arianespace“™s Ariane 5 ECA rocket on Friday, as the company expects to deliver Ku-band  satellite connectivity to South America. The Amazonas 4A geosynchronous Earth orbit spacecraft was built and tested at the company’s production facility in Dulles, Va., under a contract with Spain’s Hispasat, Orbital said Thursday. “I want to thank Hispasat […] More

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