News tagged with communication satellite

Dish asks FCC to let it build wireless network

(AP) -- Satellite TV broadcaster Dish Network is asking regulators to let it build a wireless broadband network. Having one would let Dish compete more effectively with cable companies that can bundle broadband and TV signals.

dateAug 23, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

FCC move to close program access loophole upheld

(AP) -- A federal court is upholding a recent decision by government regulators to close a loophole that had allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming from satellite TV providers ...

dateJun 10, 2011 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0

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 ...

dateMay 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

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 ...

dateApr 14, 2011 in Space Exploration
shares0 comments 0

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 ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Telecom
shares0 comments 0