Strike Three, But Is The Satellite Industry Out?
- Orbcomm Seeks Time In Chapter 11 Filing. Morring Jr., Frank // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/25/2000, Vol. 153 Issue 13, p61
Reports that Dulles, Virginia-based telecommunications satellite firm Orbcomm has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as of September 25, 2000. Details of the company's reorganization plans; Background on the company's financial problems.
- Orbcomm handheld units pass `satellite' test. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/11/1993, Vol. 138 Issue 2, p56
Pictures Orbital Communications Corp.'s first handheld subscriber units, mobile satellite communicators for alpha-numeric messages, VitalNet, and for relaying computer data, DataNet. Tests conducted using a NASA SR-71 aircraft; Size, weight and cost of the units; Technical aspects; Orbcomm a...
- BUSINESS LEADS. // njbiz;4/26/2010, Vol. 23 Issue 17, p24
The article presents an update on new businesses, bankruptcies, mergers and acquisitions, insider trading and real estate transactions in New Jersey. Orbcomm Inc. has acquired Alanco Technologies Inc. for 2.3 million U.S. dollars. An option for 100,000 shares of common stock has been exercised...
- Orbcomm Orders Satellite Payloads From Orbital. // Satellite News;6/5/2006, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p1
Reports on the decision of Orbcomm to order six data communications payloads from Orbital Sciences Corp. Scheduled delivery of the payload sets; Companies wherein Orbcomm secured financing after filing for bankruptcy in September 2000.
- Orbcomm postpones IPO. Mooney, Elizabeth V. // RCR;07/06/98, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p8
Presents information on a decision announced by Orbcomm Corporation of Virginia, to indefinitely postpone its planned initial public offering of 7.6 million shares of stock at $15 to $18 each. Reasons for this decision; Background information on the company; Information on the company's April...
- Orbcomm Licensed in Japan. O'Keefe, Susan // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Oct98, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p24
Announces the plans of Orbcomm Corp., a provider of low-Earth orbit satellite data and messaging services, to begin providing service in Japan during fall 1998 since its service licensee has received authorization from the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications. What Orbcomm also received a...
- Celestial packets: Orbcomm targets messaging and monitoring with little LEOsats. LYNCH, GRAHAME // Telecom Asia;Nov98, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p18
Reports that Orbcomm's packet-data based messaging and monitoring service is running and looking forward to imminent enhancements. Edge of Orbcomm over its LEOsat rivals; Target applications of the satellites; Enhancements in Orbcomm; Major hitch in Orbcomm's plans.
- Orbcomm Owns Little LEO Market. // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Jun2000, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p17
Reports on the increase in orders for Orbcomm Corp.'s low earth orbiting (LEO) satellite end-user terminals. Market leader in the LEO business; Slowness in installation of the terminals; Industries that use the LEO technology.
- Orbcomm completes satellite network. // Fleet Owner;Nov98, Vol. 93 Issue 11, p30
Presents information on the satellites of the initial-low-Earth orbit (LEO) network of ORBCOMM. Benefits of the completed system; Goal; Plans to add satellites in the network in 1999; Information on the LEO network for the trucking industry.