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

Satellites are making it possible to transfer money between remote locations in sub-Saharan African countries that are otherwise unconnected to the outside world.

2011-03-15 05:50:00

Luxembourg-based SES, one of the world's leading providers of satellite communication and transmission services, announced Monday that it had reached a deal with privately owned SpaceX for a launch sometime in 2013 using the US firm’s Falcon 9 rocket.

2010-12-15 11:07:00

NEWTOWN, Pa., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) A2100 commercial communications satellite fleet has achieved a major milestone by accumulating 300 years of successful in-orbit operations.

2010-10-28 20:00:00

KOUROU, French Guiana, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The BSAT-3b broadcasting satellite, designed and built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT) of Japan, was successfully launched today from Kourou, French Guiana. Lift-off occurred at 5:51 p.m.

2010-10-27 08:05:00

LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- SES ASTRA, an SES company (Euronext Paris and Luxembourg Stock Exchange: SESG), has announced that the German entertainment channel RTL2 will launch in high-definition (HD) quality on HD+ starting in early December.

2010-05-23 06:25:00

An Ariane rocket successfully launched two telecommunications satellites into space on Friday.

2010-03-30 08:53:00

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite networks and services, today announced the appointment of Robert O. Feierbach as vice president of sales and marketing, International Division.

2009-07-31 00:18:00

PARIS, July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Strong growth of all business applications: revenues up 7.2% to EUR940.5 million - EBITDA[1] margin of 78.9% maintained at the highest level of leading satellite operators - Sharp increase in Group share of net income: up 43.6% to EUR247.3 million - Proposed distribution to shareholders: EUR0.66 per share, representing a pay-out ratio of almost 59% - Strengthened financial structure: net debt improved...

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