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2009-04-20 10:19:00

MANITOWOC, Wis., April 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Manitowoc Cranes, a division of The Manitowoc Company (NYSE: MTW), a leading global crane manufacturer, and ORBCOMM (Nasdaq: ORBC), a leading global satellite data communications company focused on machine-to-machine communications, today announced a partnership to provide CraneSTAR*, an asset management system that helps owners monitor crane fleets nearly anywhere in the world.

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.

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.

2008-10-16 09:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 16, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc.

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.

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.

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.


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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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