Tag Archives: VSAT

Globecomm Reports $215M in Fiscal 2018 Comms Tech Orders

Globecomm has booked more than $215 million in orders during its 2018 fiscal year, which ended June 30, to provide multiple communications technology platforms to public and private sector customers. The company said Tuesday it will supply fixed and transportable satellite communications  terminals as well as very-small-aperture terminal broadcast and wireless services to …

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Globecomm’s Dwight Hunsicker: Satellite Network Tech Could Help Meet Govt Connectivity Requirements

Dwight Hunsicker, executive vice president and general manager of Globecomm’s government solutions business, has said the combination of satellite communications-on-the move and communications-on-the-move platforms could help meet the data and intelligence needs of deployed warfighters. Hunsicker wrote in an article for MilSatMagazine that satellite network technology platforms work to provide U.S. …

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Inmarsat Joins UN’s Crisis Satellite Communications Providers; Paul Gudonis Comments

On Thursday, Inmarsat announced it signed a contribution agreement supporting the United Nations’ Crisis Connectivity Charter, which directs participants to dedicate satellite equipment and network volume for humanitarian and emergency response. The agreement with the World Food Programme , on behalf of the Emergency Telecommunications Cluster, is meant to improve the humanitarian response …

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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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Yahsat Seeks to Expand Y1B Satellite Broadband Services Via Hughes-Built VSAT Platform

Al Yah Satellite Communications has placed an order for the Hughes Network Systems-built very small aperture terminal in an effort to expand Yahsat’s broadband services and other offerings delivered through its Ka-band Y1B satellite. The Hughes-built Jupiter System is a VSAT platform that integrates the DVB-S2X air interface standard through the company’s …

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Army Orders Additional Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems; Fred Kornberg Comments

Comtech Telecommunications has received an additional $8.8 million order from the U.S. Army for very small aperture terminal satellite systems. The company said Tuesday its command and control technologies group will deliver Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point VSAT satellite systems to the military service. Fred Kornberg, president …

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Iridium Unveils New Aviation Broadband Connectivity Product, Services Suite

Iridium has unveiled its new suite of aviation broadband connectivity products and services that will work to provide global data communications for business and general aviation users. The company said Monday the Iridium Certus service portfolio features a variety of products from four avionics manufacturers. Iridium Certus is designed to utilize …

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Army Orders Comtech VSAT Satellite Systems & Associated Services

Comtech Telecommunications has received a $13.4 million order to provide very small aperture terminal satellite systems and associated services for the U.S. Army. The company said Monday its government solutions segment will supply the military branch with secret internet protocol router and non-secure internet protocol router access point VSAT satellite equipment under the order. Comtech added …

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Iridium to Launch Satellite Broadband Service in Q2 2017; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications will release a new satellite communications service offering for the government and enterprise sectors in the second quarter of 2017. The Certus service will be powered by Iridium’s NEXT satellite network and will work to deliver broadband connectivity to public and private sector customers as a standalone option or in conjunction with very small aperture terminals, Iridium said Tuesday. Iridium …

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Steve Brannan: Harris CapRock Helps Satellite Operator Build VSAT Hub in Qatar

Doha, Qatar-based satellite operator Es’hailSat has chosen Harris subsidiary Harris CapRock Communications to build a very small-aperture terminal hub to support the Qatari company’s government and corporate clients. Steve Brannan, a senior project manager at Harris CapRock, said Wednesday the business worked with multiple vendors to develop and install an “advanced” VSAT network for Es’hailSat under a tight …

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Comtech Unit Receives Order for Army Network Hardware

A business unit of Comtech Telecommunications has been awarded $5.8 million in incremental funds to manufacture terminal hardware for the U.S. Army’s warfighter network infrastructure. The company’s government solutions segment will supply Secret Internet Protocol Router and Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Access Point VSAT hardware to the Army under the order, Comtech said Wednesday. …

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