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ISS Ham video in action
2014-05-06 04:30:49

[ Watch the Video: Ham Video Premieres On Space Station ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While amateur radio enthusiasts have been able to communicate with astronauts on the International Space Station since its inauguration in 2000, a new digital amateur television (DATV) transmitter installed in the Columbus laboratory will add a visual element to those conversations, the European Space Agency announced on Monday. For the past 14 years, people on Earth...

2014-01-06 12:31:46

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corp. (NASDAQ: SATS) announced today that it has acquired 100% ownership of Solaris Mobile Ltd., a next-generation mobile satellite services (MSS) operator based in Dublin, Ireland and one of the European Union licensees of mobile satellite service with a complementary ground component (S band). Solaris Mobile Ltd. is deploying a satellite and terrestrial network for wholesale access to enhanced mobile communications across...

2010-01-14 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 13, 2010, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted TerreStar Networks Inc. (TerreStar), a majority-owned subsidiary of TerreStar Corporation (Nasdaq: TSTR), authority to integrate terrestrial use of TerreStar's 20 MHz S Band spectrum into its next generation mobile wireless network. TerreStar plans to use this authority to enhance coverage, capacity and throughput in its integrated mobile satellite and terrestrial communications...

2009-08-27 08:00:00

RESTON, Va., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile communications provider TerreStar Networks Inc. (TerreStar), a majority-owned subsidiary of TerreStar Corporation (Nasdaq: TSTR), announced today the successful completion of in-orbit testing (IOT) for TerreStar-1, the world's largest, most advanced commercial communications satellite. "TerreStar-1 has met or exceeded all of its performance metrics," said Dennis Matheson, Chief Technology Officer for TerreStar. "Our partner, Space Systems/Loral...

2009-07-21 13:19:00

OULU, Finland, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- EB, Elektrobit Corporation (OMX: EBC1V), a leading developer of cutting-edge embedded technology solutions for automotive and wireless industries, proudly announced today, that earlier this week, two of its all-IP enabled, integrated satellite-terrestrial smartphone reference designs were used by TerreStar Networks, to successfully complete an end-to-end voice over IP (VoIP) phone call over TerreStar-1, the world's largest, most advanced commercial...

2009-07-14 12:59:00

RESTON, Va., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- TerreStar Corporation (Nasdaq: TSTR) announced today that TerreStar-1, the world's largest, most advanced commercial communications satellite, has been successfully placed into its assigned orbital slot in the geosynchronous arc and has successfully deployed its 18 meter 2GHz S Band reflector, the largest commercial satellite antenna ever deployed. TerreStar-1 is now poised to deliver the voice, data and video services over TerreStar's all IP...

2009-06-08 15:01:00

RESTON, Va., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- TerreStar Networks Inc. (TerreStar), a majority owned subsidiary of TerreStar Corporation (TSTR), today announced that the launch of TerreStar-1 has been rescheduled for a July 7-12, 2009 window to permit additional time to ensure that an on-orbit anomaly that occurred recently on another operator's satellite has no bearing on the flight worthiness of TerreStar-1. "While our vendors have assured us that TerreStar-1 is ready to launch, we believe this...

2009-05-18 08:00:00

TerreStar-1 Will Provide Mobile Services For Critical Communications Using Conventionally-Sized Dual Mode Handsets RESTON, Va. and PALO ALTO, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- TerreStar Networks, a majority owned subsidiary of TerreStar Corporation (Nasdaq: TSTR), and Space Systems/Loral, the leading provider of commercial satellites today, announced that TerreStar-1 has arrived on schedule in Kourou, French Guiana where it is scheduled to launch on June 24th aboard the Ariane 5 heavy lift...

2008-09-23 12:00:39

For SkyTerra and MSV: Mobile Satellite Ventures LP Tom Surface, 703-390-1579 Mobile: 703-462-3837 tsurface@msvlp.com or For ICO: ICO Global Communications Christopher Doherty, 703-964-1414 Mobile: 703-928-3279 christopher.doherty@ico.com or For Qualcomm: Emily Kilpatrick, Corporate Communications 858-845-5959 corpcomm@qualcomm.com or John Gilbert, Investor Relations 858-658-4813 ir@qualcomm.com Combined satellite-cellular communications will become a...


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