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2013-10-04 04:20:17

LUXEMBOURG and PARIS, October 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the decision of the Arbitral Tribunal constituted under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce of Paris that concluded the first phase of arbitration in September 2013 and a preliminary injunction by the regional civil court of Bonn, SES (NYSE Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Euronext Paris: ETL) have collaborated in the best interest of customers to...

2013-08-06 08:40:01

Global Satellite Service Provider to Rely on Level 3 to Enable High-Speed, High-Capacity Internet Services to Underserved Markets BROOMFIELD, Colo., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it has signed an agreement to provide a North American satellite gateway for O3b Networks, a global satellite service provider building a next-generation satellite network for telecommunications operators, Internet service providers, and enterprise and...

Arianespace To Launch Four Internet Communications Satellites From French Guiana
2013-06-24 07:53:25

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Four satellites that are to be lifted in space aboard a Soyuz medium-lift ST-B rocket received final clearance for a Monday launch from the Kourou launch facility in French Guiana. The launch, scheduled for 2:53 p.m. EDT (3:53 p.m. local time), will send four communications satellites into orbit for O3b Networks. The “go” status for today’s launch of Soyuz and its payload was confirmed on Sunday after a launch readiness...

2012-10-10 07:20:08

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) has been selected by SES S.A. (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG) to provide a new satellite that will expand direct-to-home broadcasting and other communications services to the fast-growing markets of Northeast Asia, South Asia and Indonesia, as well as maritime communications for vessels in the Indian Ocean. SES-9 - ordered through SES' affiliate company SES Satellite Leasing Ltd. - will be a Ku-band 702...

2011-12-09 17:53:00

EVRY, France, Dec. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- O3b Networks Limited, the developer of a new global, high-speed, satellite-based internet network for telecommunications operators and ISPs, has exercised the first of the two options in its contract with Arianespace for an additional launch in 2014 for the O3b Networks' satellite constellation. By exercising this option, O3b has allocated a total of three launches of 12 satellites to Arianespace. The first eight O3b satellites are planned to be...

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2011-01-20 12:25:00

A Canadian company has announced plans to place 78 satellites in orbit in order to provde Internet in space. The "CommStellation" project would be deployed from 2014-2015.  It would require six rockets to take the platforms to an altitude 621 miles above the Earth. The network will link the traffic of local telecoms and Internet service providers to the global fiber infrastructure. Microsat Systems Canada Inc. (MSCI) has not revealed the details of financing. MSCI said many regions...

2010-03-15 03:00:00

ST. JOHN, Jersey, Channel Islands, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- O3b Networks Limited, the developer of a new global, high-speed, low latency, fiber-like satellite-based Internet service for telecommunications operators and ISPs in emerging markets, has signed a contract with ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) for the production and installation of Ka-band infrastructure. The value of the contract is approximately $47 million. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091216/VIASATLOGO) ViaSat...

2009-06-04 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Millions of people around the world are searching for God. In response, Global Media Outreach (GMO), a ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ International, is sending faithful churchgoers ... to their computers, training them to become online missionaries out of their homes. "People are looking for answers. And, not surprisingly, they are looking for those answers on the Internet," says Dr. Allan Beeber, director of GMO's Orlando office. According to...

2009-02-06 05:00:00

MONTREAL, Feb. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Advantech Satellite Networks announces it has entered into a technology partnership with O3b Networks, Ltd, a newly established satellite operator headquartered in Jersey, Channel Islands. Recognized for pioneering satellite-based DVB standardized communications technology, Advantech will build features into its SatNet DVB-S2/ACM platform to interoperate with O3b's Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) Satellite Constellation, enabling partners to access O3b's...

2008-11-11 09:00:11

HERNDON, Va., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of VT Systems Inc (VT Systems), today announced that it has entered into a technology partnership with O3b Networks Ltd., a newly established satellite operator headquartered in Jersey, UK. iDirect will build features into its iDX platform operating software so that its partners can access O3b's Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite network through the Evolution DVB-S2/ACM product line. iDirect is a world leader in...