Tag Archives: iDirect

Speedcast, COMSAT Team to Offer Ku-Band Network Services in Govt, Maritime Markets

COMSAT and Speedcast International have entered into a partnership agreement to offer global network services to government and maritime customers. The joint offering will combine Speedcast’s 8+ gigahertz of global satellite capacity with COMSAT’s U.S.-based teleports to provide Ku-band very small aperture terminal services for customers that need resilient connectivity, Speedcast said Thursday. COMSAT will …

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Cubic’s GATR Technologies Subsidiary to Debut Portable Satcom Antenna, Modem Offerings

GATR Technologies, a Cubic subsidiary, will unveil a foldable satellite communications antenna along with a modem technology based on iDirect‘s Velocity product line at the Satellite 2017 convention in Washington, D.C. Cubic said Tuesday the GATR-FLEX satcom antenna and GATR 950 modem will offer an integrated data transfer terminal platform that can work …

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MEF Releases List of Finalists for 2016 Excellence Awards; Nan Chen Comments

MEF has announced finalists for the company’s 2016 Excellence Awards that recognizes service, application, technology and professional excellence in the global Third Network community. The company said Thursday it will present the awards in November at the MEF Excellence Awards Dinner as part of the MEF16 global networking conference. Global and regional senior analysts …

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iDirectGov Releases Updated Transmission Security Software for Remotes & Defense Line Card Portfolio

iDirect Government has launched its Evolution 3.4.1 software that is designed to facilitate transmission security for airborne, maritime and land-based satellite communications using the 9-Series portfolio of remotes and defense line cards. The satcom provider said Monday the software works to support 950mp, 900 and 9350 remotes as well as DLC-T and DLC-R line cards via a single …

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Globecomm Releases New Satellite Connectivity Service for Enterprise, Gov’t Sectors

Globecomm has unveiled a managed satellite service offering intended to facilitate high-capacity broadband connectivity for fixed or mobile government and enterprise communications. The VSAT service is designed to support data and video transmission on ground, maritime and aerial platforms as well as Internet of Things-based applications, Globecomm said Monday. Jon Kirchner, senior vice president of corporate strategy …

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Event Promotion: Decision Lens CEO John Kealey to Headline Winter 2015 CONNECTpreneur Forum

John Kealey, CEO of software company Decision Lens, will conduct a fireside conversation with company founders, executives and venture capitalists at the Winter 2015 Big Idea CONNECTpreneur Forum Dec. 10 in Tysons Corner, Va. Kealey is also a former CEO of technology firm Vivisimo and satellite-based communications technology company iDirect, which were respectively …

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Ian Dix Named VP of Business Marketing at CenturyLink

Ian Dix has been named vice president for business marketing at CenturyLink where he is responsible for the business solutions group’s product, program and field marketing. Prior to CenturyLink, the more than 25-year marketing veteran served as senior vice president of marketing and market development at Trilogy Software. Dix was chief …

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Harris CapRock, iDirect Partner for Satellite Network Platform; Andrew Lucas Comments

Harris CapRock and VT iDirect have partnered to develop a new satellite network platform that aims to meet the bandwidth demands of customers. iDirect’s product guidelines include components of bandwidth networking, routing and multi-tenant security platforms that aim to work with high-throughput satellite technologies, Andrew Lucas, Harris CapRock global operations officer, said on iDirect’s website. …

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iDirect Partners With Intelsat to Launch Satellite-Based Internet

Herndon-based satellite network provider iDirect partnered with Intelsat and international relief organization World Vision to launch a global satellite platform that will bring high speed Internet access to remote areas around the world. The new network, called SandukaNet, meaning “deep change” in Zambia’s Tonga language, will allow instant voice and …

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