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2010-09-22 10:10:19

AT&T Inc announced on Tuesday that it would begin selling its first satellite-enabled smartphone. The new phone, the TerreStar Genus, would be an important tool for anyone who needs regular outside cellular coverage. The phone is restricted to being used outdoors because it needs a clear view of the southern sky, with no trees, buildings or hills interfering. Chris Hill, the company's vice president for Advanced Enterprise Mobility Solutions, said AT&T will initially start to sell...

2010-09-20 06:30:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) today announced the promotion of Steve Mollenkopf to executive vice president and group president. This promotion recognizes the expansion of Mollenkopf's executive oversight responsibilities over the past year to include not only Qualcomm CDMA Technologies (QCT), but also Qualcomm Internet Services (QIS) and Qualcomm MEMS Technologies, Inc. (QMT). Mollenkopf continues to report to Qualcomm Chairman and CEO...

2010-09-15 08:29:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association® President and CEO Steve Largent released the following statement in response to the FCC's decision about Globalstar and Open Range: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100629/DC28223LOGO-a) "CTIA is pleased with the FCC's decision to deny Globalstar's request for waiver of the Commission's ancillary terrestrial...

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2010-06-17 06:10:00

Iridium Communications Inc. and Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) announced a $492 million deal on Wednesday in which SpaceX's Falcon 9 will be a major provider of launch services for Iridium's next-generation satellite constellation. The deal is the largest single commercial launch contract ever signed, but the companies said the agreement represents "a new benchmark in cost-effective satellite delivery to space." Iridium, which operates the world's largest commercial satellite...

2010-06-08 07:00:00

BERLIN, June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Teal Group Corp. announced today at the ILA Berlin Air Show 2010 that it is forecasting a total of 416 satellites will be launched to low earth orbit (LEO) aboard 184 launch vehicles during 2010-2014. The study, based on the company's Worldwide Mission Model Online that tracks space payloads proposed worldwide, assumes a 38 percent growth in LEO satellites in the next five years, compared with the past five years and a 17 percent increase in the number of...

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2010-06-02 10:50:00

Iridium, a mobile satellite services provider, has ordered 81 spacecraft to help grow its global network. Thales Alenia Space of France (TAS) will build the satellites.  The operational constellation will require 66 satellites, and the remaining 15 will be used as spares. The order makes the Iridium Next venture the largest commercial space project ever. The French export credit guarantee organization Coface will finance most of the $2.9 billion project. "We are very pleased with the...

2010-03-22 08:20:00

THE HAGUE, The Netherlands, March 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- GlobalStar Travel Management - the worldwide travel management company known for its multinational travel management solutions announces the addition of two new partners to its network; ANTA Travel in the United Arab Emirates and Al Bateel Travel in Qatar. With these latest additions GlobalStar continues growing its presence in the Middle East region after the addition of Dadabhai Travel in Bahrain and Travel Point LLC in...

2009-07-20 11:33:00

BETHESDA, Md., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Iridium Satellite LLC (Iridium) announces that it is extending and expanding its popular Trade-Up to Iridium program to include its new-generation 9555 satellite phone. Iridium launched the Trade-Up to Iridium initiative in January 2008 to provide an opportunity for customers affected by the well-publicized degradation of Globalstar's satellite voice service to take advantage of Iridium's high network quality and global coverage. The program offers...

2009-06-07 23:01:00

At funding, credit facility will complete an approximately $738 million financing for Globalstar 2.0 second-generation satellite constellation and IP-based ground segment MILPITAS, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: GSAT), a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, government and individuals, today announced that it has signed an agreement with a syndicate of banks for a $586 million credit facility to be supported by credit...

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2009-04-10 11:15:00

SkyTerra and TerreStar Networks have announced plans to develop a mobile phone network that will fill in the gaps with cell phone coverage by developing a mobile network that will connect via satellite. In June, the largest commercial satellite is expected to be launched into space at an orbit of 22,000 miles above Earth. The satellite, owned by TerreStar, will consist of 60 feet of gold mesh, which will be aimed at the US to offer seamless cellular communication even in spots where towers...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Iridium Satellite -- The Iridium satellite constellation is also a system of 66 active communication satellites and spares around the earth. Named for the element Iridium, it was originally to have 77 active satellites, but was later redesigned to have its current number, though the name was retained. Iridium allowed worldwide voice and data communications using handheld devices. The Iridium service once failed financially and the earth stations were shut down. Its financial...

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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.