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UK’s Avanti Communications Group Secures $55 Million Credit Line

Avanti Communications Group Plc has announced that it has now closed its new U.S.$55 million two-year 1.5 lien credit facility. The 1.5 Facility matures in May 2021 or, if the Company’s existing super senior facility (the “Super Senior Facility”) is extended, in July 2021. Loans made under the 1.5 Facility …

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SES Helps Ivory Coast Accelerate Its Digital Transformation

Ivory Coast’s public broadcasting company, the Société Ivoirienne de Télédiffusion (SIDT), has selected SES as its digital partner in a major move to meet the country’s 2020 deadline for switching over from analogue to digital broadcasting. Under this multi-year agreement, 60 analogue turned digital channels will be broadcast with brighter, …

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UAE’s YahClick and Zimbabwe’s ZodSat Partner To Provide Satellite Broadband

YahClick, the leading satellite broadband service from UAE-based global satellite operator Yahsat and its partner Hughes Network Systems has announced the start of a strategic partnership with Zodsat, a market-leading teleport, satellite, and terrestrial network operator in Zimbabwe. Under the agreement, Zodsat is committed to capacity on Yahsat’s Ka-band Al …

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AWS Announces General Availability of AWS Ground Station

Amazon Web Services has announced the general availability of AWS Ground Station, a new service that makes it easy and cost-effective for customers to control satellites from AWS and download data from satellites into AWS Global Infrastructure Regions using a fully managed network of ground station antennas located around the …

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Israel’s GetSAT And Sweden’s Ovzon Partner On Mobile Satellite Antennas For Government, Defence Markets

Ovzon, who offers a revolutionary global mobile broadband service via satellite and ultra portable man packs, and GetSAT, the manufacturer of innovative satellite terminals for aerial, maritime and land-based applications, have signed an agreement to develop SATCOM-on-the-Move (SoTM) terminals for Ovzon’s global service. By combining SoTM terminals developed by GetSAT …

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Methera Global Selected in Hottest SpaceTech Start-Up Category for Europas Awards

Chris McIntosh, CEO, Methera Global

UK-based Methera Global Communications has been selected in the Hottest SpaceTech Startup Category of The Europas Awards 2019. “We are delighted to have received this recognition hot on the heels of being selected as one of only seven companies to attend the Seraphim Space Camp Accelerator” exclaimed Chris McIntosh, CEO …

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Canal Algérie Broadcasting From Arabsat-5C With GlobeCast DTH Solutions

Arabsat announced on 20 May 2019 that Canal Algerie is now available on Arabsat-5C, the leading Arabic satellite platform for Direct-To-Home (DTH) services over Africa. Canal Algerie is an Algerian French-speaking public television channel, owned by EPTV (Algerian Public Television), who also owns A3 (available on BADR-6), Terrestrial TV, Tamazight …

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