Lockheed Ends Satellite Venture
- Lockheed Martin Awarded Astrolink Satellite Contract. // Worldwide Telecom;Sep99, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p3
Reports that Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems has been selected to build four geostationary, Ka-band telecommunications satellites for Astrolink LLC. Information on the satellite systems; Background on Astrolink; Benefits of the systems for Astrolink; Information on both companies.
- Hot Spots. // Satellite Broadband;Dec2001, Vol. 2 Issue 12, p8
Presents news items related to the broadband satellite communications industry as of December 2001. Amount needed by Astrolink International to keep operating; Agreement of Scientific-Atlanta to buy BarcoNet; Growth of digital broadband services.
- Liberty looks to the (friendly?) skies. // CED;Mar2003, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p10
Reports on Liberty Satellite & Technology Inc.'s acquisition of a stake in Astrolink LLC, a Bethesda, Maryland-based satellite broadband firm. Liberty's plans to revise Astrolink's operating plan; Importance of the deal on Liberty's Ka-band satellite service.
- 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.