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2009-06-04 09:45:00

Arrangement provides KVH with greater flexibility in managing the network & supporting maritime and aeronautical broadband customers MIDDLETOWN, R.I., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its global network expansion plan, KVH Industries, Inc., (Nasdaq: KVHI) today announced that it has taken operational responsibility of the mini-VSAT Broadband(SM) service network supporting North America and the Caribbean. These regions were previously managed under a revenue sharing agreement...

2008-11-06 03:00:17

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG)(LuxX:SESG), is pleased to announce that its new ASTRA 1M satellite has been successfully launched into orbit. ASTRA 1M roared into space onboard a Proton Breeze M launch vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, yesterday evening at 21.44 (02.44 am local time today). The satellite will be brought into its final orbital position within the next weeks and will be made commercially available in January after extensive in-orbit testing. ASTRA...

2008-11-04 09:00:19

SES AMERICOM, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), today announced that, within the first month of AMC-21 becoming commercially available, a total of 16 transponders are under contract and utilizing the new Ku-band capacity at 125 degrees West Longitude. AMC-21's high powered 50-U.S. state, Mexico, Southern Canada and Caribbean coverage is proving to be in great demand across multiple segments: media, enterprise and government. It is currently providing...

2008-11-03 03:00:11

SES NEW SKIES, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announces that Microspace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Capitol Broadcasting Company and a leader in satellite services for business communications, digital cinema and digital signage, has contracted an additional 5.5 Mbps of capacity on the NSS-7 satellite at the orbital location of 338 degrees East. Microspace signed a five year agreement to provide uplink and bandwidth on NSS-7 from the Washington Mediaport to Europe for "Next...

2008-10-27 03:00:27

SES S.A., the pre-eminent satellite operator worldwide (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), reports on financial performance for the nine months ended 30th September 2008. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS -- Recurring(1) revenue of EUR 1,186 million was up 7.1% against the prior year period -- Reported revenue stable at EUR 1,194.9 million (2007: EUR 1,196.0 million) -- Recurring(1) EBITDA of EUR 846 million was 5.6% ahead of the prior year period -- Reported EBITDA was EUR 832.9...

2008-10-20 03:00:15

SES ASTRA, an SES company (Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG), today announced that the number of High Definition (HD) channels broadcast via the ASTRA Satellite System has increased significantly in the last three months. At the beginning of October 2008, the number of HD channels reached 55 - representing an increase of 13 channels or 30 percent since August. The SES group, including SES ASTRA, SES AMERICOM and SES NEW SKIES, today transmits a total of 137 HD channels. With 55 HD channels...

2008-10-10 15:00:07

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) has completed final testing on the SES New Skies NSS-9 commercial communications satellite, the company announced today. Orbital's engineering team completed all pre-shipment procedures late last week for the NSS-9 satellite, which will be stored at the company's Dulles, VA facilities until the company is notified of the launch date. Orbital stated that the spacecraft was designed, manufactured and tested in approximately 22 months from the start of the...


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