News tagged with communication satellite

Stars help to track space junk

A team of researchers from the Royal Institute and Observatory of the Navy (ROA) in Cadiz (Spain) has developed a method to track the movement of geostationary objects using the position of the stars, which ...

May 27, 2011
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Iridium Next Prepares to Ride the Falcon

To date, Iridium NEXT is the largest commercial space launch contract with any single entity. All total, the contract is worth an estimated $492M. Iridium Communications Inc. signed into a deal with Space ...

Apr 14, 2011
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Broadcasters keep upper hand in TV disputes

(AP) -- A recent spate of TV blackouts and the lack of government intervention suggests that broadcasters have the upper hand over TV signal providers when it comes to negotiating fees, at least until Congress decides to ...

Nov 01, 2010
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Spain, Norway to build telecoms satellite

Spain said it signed a deal with Norway Tuesday to build a telecommunications satellite, to be launched in 2014 and used for both civilian and military purposes.

Sep 07, 2010
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Iridium to launch new telecom satellites

US-based Iridium Communications Wednesday announced plans to launch a new fleet of satellites for global voice and data communications with Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX).

Jun 16, 2010
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Verizon winds down expensive FiOS expansion

(AP) -- If Verizon Communications Inc. hasn't already started wiring your city or town with its FiOS fiber-optic TV and broadband service, chances are you won't get it.

Mar 26, 2010
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