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Report: Trade Group Seeks $37B Federal Support for Chip Tech Research, Production

The Semiconductor Industry Association has drafted a set of proposals seeking $37B in federal aid to establish a chip factory, incentivize manufacturers and support research projects, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday.  “Our plan has a big number, but the cost of inaction would be far bigger to our economy, our national security and our leadership in critical technologies of the future,” said John Neuffer, president and CEO of SIA.

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Peraton Becomes Member of Satellite Industry Association; David Myers Quoted

Peraton has joined the Washington, D.C-based Satellite Industry Association, which aims to promote the use of commercial satellite technology in global missions. David Myers, president of Peraton’s communications sector, said in a statement released Wednesday the company seeks to engage with industry leaders in efforts to support applications of satellite platforms to …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads Panel on Integrated Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, led a panel discussion on integrated satellite communications strategies and platforms at this year’s DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop. Cowen-Hirsch served as moderator of the discussion, titled “Business Models and the Future of Integrated SATCOM” and hosted by the Satellite …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Among Speakers at SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

Inmarsat‘s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch and Hughes Network Systems’ Rick Lober will participate in a panel discussion at the Satellite Industry Association’s two-day Defense Department Commercial SATCOM Workshop that will kick off Dec. 15 in Virginia. Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat; and Lober, VP and general manager of Hughes’ defense and intelligence …

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Space News: Satellite Industry Players Send Opinions to FCC on 5G Ruling

Satellite operators have sent opinions to the Federal Communications Commission after an agency ruling that aims to make frequencies above 24 gigahertz available for fifth-generation wireless services, Space News reported Friday. Peter de Selding writes Boeing, EchoStar, Hughes Network Systems, Inmarsat, Intelsat, Iridium, O3b Networks, OneWeb, SES, SpaceX and ViaSat are among the companies that …

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SIA-SRC Report: US Should Bolster IT Research Investments Through N-CITE

A report from Semiconductor Research Corporation and Semiconductor Industry Association says the U.S. needs to boost investments in information technology research with an emphasis on future Internet-of-Things and big data usage. SIA and SRC said Tuesday those investments should go through the National Computing and Insight Technologies Ecosystem program, a research initiative between the government and …

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McAfee Security Innovation Alliance Adds New Partners

McAfee today announced that nine new partners have joined the Security Innovation Alliance, a technology partnering program. New partners include: Anomalous Networks, Authernative, Avecto, FireMon, Guident Technologies, Hitachi ID Systems, Inc., Invincea, Reflex Systems, and Solera Networks. “We are pleased to welcome these new partners to the SIA ecosystem,” said …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsh of Inmarsat Government Services: Commoditization of Bandwidth “Creates a Risk for the Operational Environment”

As Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Satellite Communications program executive officer and director of the Defense Spectrum Office, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsh has the kind of insider expertise to navigate DISA’s complex acquisition process and the operational know-how to lead a team of rocket scientists on a critical warfighter support mission. At …

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