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MOSCOW _ The European Commission has decided to start buying satellites and ground-based equipment for its Galileo satellite navigation project. By 2010, the system should comprise 30 satellites and a ramified ground infrastructure. Europe's independence from the U.S.
Echo Satellite Communications has announced an agreement with Satcom Global, according to which Satcom will resell Echo's SatMAX advanced satellite communications systems to both its Iridium- and Inmarsat-linked customers.
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.
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).
MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Globalstar, Inc.
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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