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2008-09-24 09:00:35

ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC), announced today that it reached an agreement with the largest Canadian wireless carrier that will expand ORBCOMM's terrestrial and dual mode wireless services with the addition of GSM service in Canada. The agreement enables 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 ubiquitous...

2008-09-04 15:00:26

Orbcomm, a satellite data communications company, has appointed Susan Saadat as its new senior vice president of operations. Ms Saadat will focus her efforts on all aspects of Orbcomm's operational processes, including customer service, technical support, service assurance, application development, subscriber communicator development and type approval, as well as development of internal development projects. Ms Saadat has more than 20 years of experience in the satellite industry. Most...

2008-09-03 18:00:28

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that Susan Saadat has been named Senior Vice President - Operations. Ms. Saadat will focus her efforts on all aspects of ORBCOMM's operational processes, including customer service, technical support, service assurance, application development, subscriber communicator development and type approval, as well as development of internal...

2008-08-13 18:00:34

By Blenkey, Nick (ProQuest: ... denotes text stops here in original.) Thanks, in part, to the Russian Strategic Missile Forces, the U.S. Coast Guard should soon have a greatly enhanced maritime domain awareness capability. Last month saw the launch of six Orbcomm satellites from Kapustin Yar, Russia, using a Russian Cosmos launch vehicle. The satellites, which are being integrated into Orbcomm's existing 29 satellite constellation, are a U.S. Coast Guard satellite and five Orbcomm...

2008-08-11 09:01:18

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. The following financial highlights are in thousands of dollars, except per share data and average shares outstanding. Three months ended Six months ended June 30, June 30, 2008 2007 2008 2007 Total Revenues $ 7,724 $...

2008-07-30 15:01:01

Orbcomm, a satellite data communications company, has appointed Lucas Binder as its new vice president of business development and investor relations. Mr Binder's primary responsibility will be developing new business opportunities and evaluating Orbcomm's competitive landscape. He will also work on stock valuation and analyst research coverage, as well as oversee investor communications strategies, including financial communications involving news releases, quarterly earnings calls,...

2008-07-29 18:00:41

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on two-way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that Lucas Binder has been named Vice President - Business Development and Investor Relations. Binder's primary responsibility will be developing new business opportunities and evaluating ORBCOMM's competitive landscape. Binder will also work on stock valuation and analyst research coverage, as well as oversee investor communications...

2008-06-20 18:00:00

Russia launched a carrier rocket Thursday to send six U.S. commercial satellites into space, Russian news agencies reported. The Kosmos-3M carrier rocket boosted off at 10:36 Moscow time (0636 GMT) from the Kapustin Yar military testing site in southern Russia. It carried into space five Orbcomm satellites and one concept demonstration satellite. The satellites weigh 1,070 kg in all. "According to the ground monitoring services, the launch was successful and the tasks assigned have been...

2008-06-20 09:00:36

HERNDON, Va., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The PTR Group Inc., a leading real-time and embedded technology and engineering services provider, today announced that six of the commercial satellites it helped develop, the ORBCOMM Coast Guard Demonstration satellite and five ORBCOMM Quick Launch satellites, were successfully launched on June 19 from the Kapustin Yar space center in Russia aboard a Cosmos 3M rocket. The PTR Group was a significant contributor to the communications payload flight...

2008-06-19 21:00:22

MOSCOW. June 19 (Interfax-AVN) - The owner of U.S. telecom satellites Orbcomm, which a Russian Kosmos-3M rocket put to orbit on Thursday, has taken control of the satellites, a source at the Russian Strategic Rocket Forces told Interfax-AVN, "The owner has taken control of five Orbcomm satellites and one concept satellite," he said. The Kosmos-3M took off from the Kapustin Yar testing range in the Arkhangelsk region. The total weight of the six satellites is 1,070 kilograms. The Orbcomm...


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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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