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2013-12-30 08:20:34

LONDON, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Fixed Satellite Service Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Fixed Satellite Service market to grow at a CAGR of 5.44 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for TV and video transponders. The Global Fixed Satellite Service market has also been witnessing the increasing number of...

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...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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