- Galileo Breakthrough While Obstacles Remain. // GPS World;May2003, Vol. 14 Issue 5, p14
Reports on a prolonged stalemate among European Space Agency members over their roles and share of the Galileo Satellite project. Agreement between Germany and Italy on a proposal for their shares in the project; Amount that the European transport ministers shared for the program; Purpose of...
- STM WIRELESS GETS INTRANET ORDER FROM SINO SECURITY NETWORK. // Worldwide Telecom;May2000, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p6
Reports on the purchase order received by STM Wireless Inc., a satellite communications solutions provider, from China Orient Telecom Satellite Co., Ltd.
- NEW SKIES STRENGTHENS ASIA-PACIFIC OFFERINGS WITH REACH PACT. // Worldwide Telecom;Mar2003, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p7
Reports the agreement signed between New Skies Satellites N.V. and REACH, Asia's international carrier of combined voice, private line and IP data services, that will combine the capabilities of New Skies' NSS-6 pan-Asian satellite and REACH's satellite gateway in Hong Kong.
- Strong orders signal end of slump for... // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/19/1988-12/26/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 25, p85
The end of the communications satellite slump has been reached, as over $1 billion worth of new orders were placed in 1988 and more than 15 launches are scheduled for 1989.
- Mobile satellite communications firms... Nordwall, B.D. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/19/1988-12/26/1988, Vol. 129 Issue 25, p89
Mobile satellite communications services will grow into a large market in the next decade, with a stronger initial demand for navigation and position-location services. Revenues are expected to top $1 billion by 1995. Outlook; Competition.
- Advances to boost power, capability of commercial communications satellites. Dornheim, M.A. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/20/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 12, p124
Discusses the major changes and advances expected in commercial communications satellite technology, payload and support systems. Satellites and manufacturers; Areas of development; Prospects for weight reduction.
- Tests demonstrate potential benefits of satellites in air-ground communications. Klass, P.J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/10/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 2, p57
Discusses the potential operational and economic benefits of using satellites for aircraft-ground communications and automatic position reporting. Recent tests proved so successful five airlines have already ordered airborne systems for their newBoeing 747-400s. Tests and results; Operation...
- General Dynamics will launch first Navy UHF follow-on satellite. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/21/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 8, p22
Reports that General Dynamics has signed an agreement with Hughes Aircraft Co. to launch the first US Navy UHF follow-on communications satellite on an Atlas 1 launch vehicle. Talks about other planned launches, contract competition, and the UHF spacecraft.
- Final FltSatCom spacecraft launch scheduled for Sept. 22. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/18/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 12, p30
Reports that the final Navy/TRW Fleet Communications Satellite (FltSatCom) spacecraft is scheduled for launch on Sept. 22. It will be the last expendable vehicle launch under NASA cognizance at Cape Canaveral.
- Digital network could improve aircraft links to operations, ATC. Klass, P.J. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/20/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 21, p121
Discusses a new global digital telecommunications network being developed to provide more efficient aircraft communications with airline operational centers and air traffic control agencies. The Aeronautical Telecommunications Network (ATN) will not require a major hardware investment and will...