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2011-01-27 08:04:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, January 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesacom announces that Iridium Communications Inc. ("Iridium") has certified its new VKI maritime satellite communication system for operation on the Iridium network. The new Tesacom VKI product provides integrated voice, data, email and vessel tracking solutions for the maritime sector, including commercial, military, fishing and recreational vessels. The satellite terminal is very easy to install and provides high-quality...

2011-01-19 01:00:00

--New handheld satellite phone service is now available with Stratos ChatCard-- BETHESDA, MD, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it has reached a milestone of 2,000 IsatPhone Pro activations. Stratos is the first Inmarsat Distribution Partner to reach this sales milestone for the popular handheld satellite phone. The 2,000th activation was managed by StratosELITE...

2008-10-07 03:00:09

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Tesacom, Stratos Global Corp. and Addvalue Communications today announced they joined forces to successfully deploy a 1,200-site BGAN mobile satellite network to support the first round of Brazil's municipal elections on October 5th. Stratos, based in Bethesda, Maryland, is the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions. Tesacom, a StratosELITE Partner, is South America's leading provider of remote...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'