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2008-11-07 09:00:17

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on providing Machine to Machine (M2M) solutions, today announced that it has signed eight new test and evaluation agreements with prospective VARs, distribution partners and potential end-users in connection with its Automatic Identification System (AIS) services. In addition to the recently announced amended agreement with the U.S. Coast Guard, ORBCOMM has executed agreements to provide testing and...

2008-10-29 12:00:14

Connecting machines to the Internet (Machine-to-machine, or M2M) is now already well advanced across all major industry sectors with many businesses considering it "imperative" or "very important" for their future. This is according to a new survey of early adopters just published by Beecham Research Ltd., a leading research and consulting firm operating globally and focused exclusively on the rapidly-developing M2M market - "The Internet of Things". During July through September 2008,...

2008-10-17 18:00:10

US-based satellite data communications company Orbcomm has received regulatory approval and authorization to provide its two-way satellite data communications services in Nigeria, Singapore, Republic of Cyprus, and Mongolia. Marc Eisenberg, CEO of Orbcomm, said: "Regulatory authorizations are important for our international value added resellers and original equipment managers (OEMs). In most cases, our OEMs already have established sales and distribution channels in these markets. These...

2008-10-16 18:00:21

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that it has received regulatory approval and authorization to provide its two-way satellite data communications services in Nigeria, Singapore, Republic of Cyprus, and Mongolia. "Regulatory authorizations are important for our International Value Added Resellers (IVARs) and Original Equipment Managers (OEMs)," said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM's...

2008-10-16 09:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), the world's largest provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments and individuals, today announced it has signed an agreement with Ericsson Federal Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services to telecom operators. According to the $22.7 million contract, Ericsson will work with Globalstar to develop, implement and maintain a ground interface or core network...

2008-10-08 15:00:30

By ANDREW TANGEL, STAFF WRITER Orbcomm Inc., the Fort Lee-based satellite communications company, will receive nearly $500,000 more on a contract with the U.S. Coast Guard to monitor ships, the company announced. The Coast Guard has selected the "high-usage option" for an Orbcomm system that tracks ships' signals showing their location, identity, speed and heading, Orbcomm Chief Executive Officer Marc Eisenberg said. The Automatic Identification System transponders on ships were...

2008-10-06 12:00:31

US Coast Guard has selected the high usage option for Automatic Identification System data from the AIS concept demonstration satellite under its agreement with Orbcomm, an American satellite data communications company. According to Orbcomm, it will also modify Automatic Identification System (AIS) satellite and ground software and provide additional technical support to the US Coast Guard. In total, these amendments add almost $500,000 in revenue over the next 12-months. Marc...

2008-10-03 09:00:28

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced net additions of more than 21,000 billable subscriber communicators for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008, including almost 16,000 satellite and more than 5,000 terrestrial subscriber communicators. The Company has a total subscriber communicator base of almost 442,000 as of September 30, 2008. The Company believes the net...

2008-10-03 09:00:27

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that the U.S. Coast Guard has selected the high usage option for Automatic Identification System (AIS) data from the AIS concept demonstration satellite under its agreement with ORBCOMM. ORBCOMM will also modify the AIS satellite and ground software and provide additional technical support to the U.S. Coast Guard. In total, these amendments...

2008-09-25 15:00:42

US-based satellite data communications company Orbcomm has reached an agreement with a Canadian wireless carrier that will expand its terrestrial and dual mode wireless services with the addition of GSM service in Canada. The agreement is expected to enable Orbcomm to offer blended plans that incorporate both cellular and satellite wireless services at one low price. The combined rate plans will be marketed by Orbcomm and its partners to address a diverse range of applications that require...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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