Latest Satellite constellation Stories

2008-06-19 09:00:49

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global satellite data communications company focused on providing two way Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications, today announced that six new ORBCOMM satellites, have been successfully launched from Kapustin Yar, Russia. The launch occurred at 2:36 AM EDT today and the satellites have been successfully separated from the launch vehicle in the proper orbit. Each satellite is undergoing initial in-orbit testing and is expected to enter into commercial service...

2008-06-19 06:00:26

Echo Satellite Communications, Inc. (Other OTC: ECSC), a leading global provider of wireless, non-line-of-sight satellite communications products today announced its agreement with Satcom GLOBAL FZE (LSE AIM: SGH) (http://www.satcomgroup.com). Satcom GLOBAL has agreed to resell Echo's SatMAX(R) advanced satellite communications systems to both its Iridium- and Inmarsat-linked customers (http://inmarsat.com). Inmarsat's IsatPhone service is available within Asia, Africa and the Middle East on...

2007-10-23 09:00:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc. (Nasdaq:GSAT), a leading provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, governments, and individuals, today announced that leading Globalstar simplex data integrator Orbit One, A Numerex Company, has launched a new satellite tracking tag known as the SX1. The SX1 is designed to communicate via the highly reliable Globalstar satellite Simplex data network and is part of Orbit One's Total Asset Visibility...

Latest Satellite constellation Reference Libraries

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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