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2014-04-11 12:25:15

DUBLIN, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d94ljq/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d94ljq/global_mobile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Mobile Satellite Service market to grow at a CAGR of 9.81...

2013-11-06 12:31:34

DUBLIN, Ireland, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crxrwp/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Satellite Service Market 2011-2015" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/crxrwp/global_mobile ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing adoption in...

2012-12-06 08:20:33

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS), a leading global satellite services provider and developer of hybrid video delivery technologies, has hired Jennifer A. Manner, the former deputy chief of the FCC's Office of Engineering and Technology, as its vice president of regulatory affairs. Manner will report to Dean A. Manson, executive vice president, general counsel and secretary. Manner has more than 20 years of experience as a telecommunications...

2012-08-15 23:03:34

Technology and media veteran makes investment in KeepTree.com and joins Board of Advisors New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2012 KeepTree.com (http://www.KeepTree.com), the creator of the new video messaging technology that allows users to record videos and deliver them at a future date and time, announced today that Lon Levin, President of SkySevenVentures and a co-founder of XM Satellite Radio, has made an investment In KeepTree.com and joined its Advisory Board. Jon Loew, Chief Executive...

2012-03-06 10:34:00

RESTON, Va., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared announced today that the company is further extending the emulation phase of its current generation voice (MSAT), private network carrier and mobile data services over its new SkyTerra-1 satellite network through the end of 2015. LightSquared will continue to evaluate extending its current generation services beyond 2015 as it works to finalize its plans for launching next generation satellite services. Service on SkyTerra-1 will...

2011-08-03 07:00:00

RESTON, Va., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), the nation's first wholesale-only integrated 4G-LTE wireless broadband and satellite network, announced today that it has successfully transitioned approximately 50,000 public safety and enterprise customers from its MSAT satellites to LightSquared's new SkyTerra 1 satellite. This transition is a major step toward the launch of LightSquared's next-generation integrated satellite and broadband network, which will ensure that...

2011-05-25 14:24:00

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SIA and AIA welcome a proposed amendment to H.R. 1540, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, that would authorize the president to remove satellites and related components from the U.S. Munitions List, subject to certain restrictions and congressional oversight. More than a decade ago, Congress passed legislation that required all commercial satellites, satellite components, associated technical data and related...

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2010-11-15 12:39:01

The Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) said that they have successfully launched a U.S. satellite carrying the biggest commercial antenna reflector ever put in space. The 72-feet antenna on the Skyterra-1 spacecraft will relay signals for a new 4G-LTE mobile phone and data system for North America run by Lightsquared. Callers whose networks are tied into the system will automatically be switched to a satellite if they are out of range of from the towers on the ground. Lightsquared...

2010-11-15 06:01:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), the nation's first wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network, today announced the successful launch of its SkyTerra 1 satellite. Launched by International Launch Services (ILS), the Proton Breeze M vehicle lifted off from Kazakhstan's Baikonur Cosmodrome at 12:29 p.m. EST yesterday, followed by spacecraft separation and on-schedule signal acquisition nine hours later at approximately 9:45 p.m. EST....

2010-09-29 15:15:00

RESTON, Va., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- LightSquared(TM), the nation's first wholesale-only integrated wireless broadband and satellite network and the Indian Health Service (IHS), the lead federal agency to serve health needs of American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) persons, announce the signing of an agreement through which LightSquared will donate satellite phones and associated service for use in AI/AN communities. All satellite phones will come with service provided free of charge...