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  • Hughes, Partners Demo Integrated Mobile Satcom Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Hughes, Partners Demo Integrated Mobile Satcom Tech

    Hughes Network Systems, Klas Telecom, GetSAT and NexTech Solutions have collaborated to demonstrate a mobile satellite communications platform for voice, data and video connectivity. The integrated communications-on-the move satcom technology worked to facilitate high-definition video call among six participants located in different locations when the system was mounted on a sports utility vehicle as well as on a U.S. Navy watercraft during tests conducted June […] More

  • Iridium, Thales to Offer UK Search-Rescue Rotorcraft Broadband Connectivity - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iridium, Thales to Offer UK Search-Rescue Rotorcraft Broadband Connectivity

    Iridium Communications‘ OpenPort broadband service will operate with Thales‘ LiveAero systems to provide Bristow Helicopters‘ Sikorsky S-92 aircraft with broadband voice and data connectivity functions to support search-and-rescue missions. The companies said Tuesday that the combination of OpenPort and LiveAero aims to help facilitate in-flight care and triage functions such as real-time exchange of electronic patient data with on-ground medical teams. Bristow plans to deploy this mobile […] More

  • Iridium to Offer Satellite-Based Wi-Fi Hotspot Platform; Bryan Hartin Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Iridium to Offer Satellite-Based Wi-Fi Hotspot Platform; Bryan Hartin Comments

    Iridium Communications has unveiled a global satellite-based Wi-Fi hotspot service to provide mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets with voice and data connectivity beyond the coverage of terrestrial networks. The company said Monday the Iridium GO! offering includes free applications for voice calls and texting and access to email, Web, weather and social media. Bryan Hartin, executive vice president for […] More

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