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Africa Using Satellites For Banking
2013-06-20 12:14:14

ESA Satellites are making it possible to transfer money between remote locations in sub-Saharan African countries that are otherwise unconnected to the outside world. An ESA project looking at ways to use satellites for services in developing nations where land networks are simply impossible or non-existent gave rise to the Agency´s SatFinAfrica pilot project in 2011. It was so successful that a company called SatADSL was set up in Belgium early last year to provide satcom for...

2013-06-17 08:31:45

PARIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) has launched Eutelsat Satellite Finder a unique easy-to-use tool for accurate pointing of satellite antennas for consumers, installers, VSAT operators as well as news agencies, broadcasters and service operators carrying out newsgathering operations. The new application - available on iOS and Android driven devices - is available for all Eutelsat satellites. It underscores Eutelsat's...

2013-06-11 23:31:29

New menu-guide-enabled controller empowers users to navigate and control set top box offerings from DIRECTV®, DISH®, and Motorola® among others. Longmont, CO (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Broadcastvision Entertainment releases next generation Axcess-series controller. The Broadcastvision personal viewing screen controllers, which are extremely popular for their ability to eliminate cumbersome hand-held remotes, are now enhanced with a feature to allow exercisers to navigate and select...

2013-06-12 00:20:13

SSL-built JCSAT-14 will replace and expand on coverage of end-of-life satellite in Japanese operator's 16 satellite fleet PALO ALTO, CA, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Space Systems/Loral (SSL), a leading provider of commercial satellites, today announced that it was selected to provide a communications satellite to SKY Perfect JSAT, a leading satellite operator based in Japan, with a fleet of 16 satellites.  The satellite, JCSAT-14, will replace JCSAT-2A at 154 degrees East...

2013-06-06 23:17:41

Dynamic Media launches the SiriusXM Internet for Business service featuring over 80 channels of licensed business-safe music for $29.99 per month. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) June 06, 2013 Dynamic Media (http://www.DynamicMedia-US.com), a leading national provider of business background music, DirecTV for business, on-hold messaging, and in-store messaging, has been selected by SiriusXM to launch the new SiriusXM Internet Music for Business offering. The new SiriusXM Internet service...

2013-06-05 04:20:45

COLOGNE, Germany, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Eutelsat Germany, the leading provider of ready-to-use TV products and services for network operators in Europe, is radically expanding the scope of its KabelKiosk service with the unveiling at ANGA COM of a turnkey TV product for local and regional IP and cable network operators in Germany. The new service is designed to help IP network operators optimise their fibre infrastructure by bolting video services onto their...

2013-06-03 23:03:02

BestSatelliteProviders.com releases a tips sheet on purchasing satellite Internet and TV services. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 BestSatelliteProviders.com, the 3rd party satellite TV and Internet reviews site recently published a tips sheet on buying satellite Internet and TV services. In addition to providing satellite Internet and TV reviews, the BestSatelliteProviders.com staff produces tips and guides to help consumers purchase the best satellite services for their home and...

2013-05-30 08:24:33

PARIS, May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Romania's digital broadcasting landscape shifted into a new gear this month with the launch of Freesat, a new TV platform available from the EUTELSAT 16A satellite operated by Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL). Freesat is a Direct-to-Home platform of Standard Digital and High Definition channels available for a yearly subscription of only 99 lei (approximately EUR23) and a one-off investment in a conditional access...

2013-05-24 23:19:09

Today's uplink (or Backhaul) Trucks symbolize news coverage and create the magic of television. Satellite Communication Systems (SCS) provides some tips and elaborates to explain the uplink technology that makes it all possible. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 Robert J. Tomczak, President & CEO of Satellite Communication Systems (SCS) reflects: “Uplink trucks are tech-loaded trucks that will travel anywhere, even outside of the country, to provide satellite links. Thirty-plus...

2013-05-23 08:23:28

The New Long Term Agreement Complements Distribution of Word Network to the Americas, Europe and Asia Already Provided by RRsat AIRPORT CITY BUSINESS PARK, Israel, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RRsat Global Communications Network Ltd. [http://www.rrsat.com ] (NASDAQ: RRST), a leading provider of comprehensive digital content management and global distribution services to the television and radio broadcasting industry, announced today a long term agreement to enable Word Network,...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Parabolic Mirror -- A parabolic reflector or parabolic dish is a reflective device formed in the shape of a paraboloid of revolution. Parabolic reflectors can either collect or distribute energy such as light, sound, or radio waves. The parabolic reflector functions due to the geometric properties of the paraboloid shape: if the angle of incidence to the inner surface of the collector equals the angle of reflection, then any incoming ray that is parallel to the axis of the dish will be...

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