Iridium Communications has reported third-quarter 2015 total revenues of $106 million, made up of $81.2 million of service revenue and $24.8 million from equipment, engineering and support, a one per cent decline versus the comparable period in 2014.
Thuraya is to add the DigiMed telemedicine system from DigiGone to its portfolio, transmitting real time medical information across the Thuraya satellite network.
Iridium reports that it has successfully conducted the first ever voice and data ground test call over its next-generation Iridium Certus broadband network, currently under development to be introduced on the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation.
KVH has introduced its new TracPhone Fleet One marine satellite communications antenna system, based on Inmarsat’s Fleet One service.
Iridium has announced another step forward in the development of its next-generation Iridium Certus broadband service with the delivery of the first Broadband Core Transceiver (BCX) prototypes for interoperability testing on the Iridium NEXT satellite network infrastructure.
Thuraya has launched a new satcom Calling Card focused on the maritime and energy sectors.
Inmarsat has announced that it has approved the Global Xpress (GX) and FleetBroadband terminals manufactured by Intellian for use with its FleetBroadband Xtra service.
Thuraya has launched its latest satellite phone, the Thuraya XT-PRO, featuring built-in GPS, BeiDou and Glonass capabilities.
Globalstar has announced the availability of its Sat-Fi system in EMEA, which allows the user to connect their existing smartphones and existing phone numbers to send and receive communications over Globalstar’s satellite network.
Iridium has announced that production is complete on the qualification dispenser for the Iridium NEXT constellation's initial launch, which will be conducted by ISC Kosmotras from the Yasny launch site in Russia using a Dnepr rocket, with qualification testing on-track for completion in June 2015.
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