TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. announced that its Spatium™ technology achieves unprecedented levels of Ka-Band solid state power, bandwidth and efficiency, which provides greater broadband capacity and opens up new satellite possibilities.
TECOM, part of the Smiths Microwave Business Unit, announces the introduction of its newest SATCOM product. The KaStream 5000, mounted in the tail of the aircraft, is part of the Ka-band VSAT solution for airborne in-flight connectivity.This airborne SATCOM product provides the industry with leading performance for VSAT.
The first Boeing Inmarsat-5 satellite has launched and sent signals from orbit, the initial step to establishing Global Xpress, the world’s first globally available high-speed mobile broadband service for government and commercial users.
A1 Microwave has recently developed a range of Ka-Band combiners for satellite communications transmitter applications. The 2 and 4 way combiners are used to combine the output power levels produced from transmitter amplifiers to achieve an overall high output level.
L-3 TRL Technology (L-3 TRL) announced that it is working with Avanti Communications to provide secure Ka-Band satellite services to government and military agencies that use L-3 TRL’s CATAPAN® encryption devices for direct high-speed connectivity. Coverage includes parts of Europe, the Middle East, the Caucasus region and Africa.
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced the immediate availability of the Wavestream Ka-band Matchbox Mini Block Upconverter. The Matchbox Mini incorporates Wavestream's Spatial advantEdge™ technology to provide higher output power in smaller, lighter weight packages that are more reliable and use less energy.
Teledyne Paradise Datacom, a division of Teledyne Microwave Solutions, announced that it now has available for orders a new compact, outdoor 500 watt Ka-Band traveling wave tube amplifier (TWTA) produced with a fully vertically-integrated manufacturing process. The product is being exhibited this week by the company at IBC 2013 in Booth 1.B24 in Hall Number 1.
Thales Alenia Space has signed a study contract with French defense Procurement Agency (DGA) to enhance communications between ground and military mission aircraft through a telecommunication satellite without interruption during extreme flying conditions.
Astrium Americas announced that its subsidiary, Astrium Services Government Inc., will offer UAE-owned Yahsat Military Ka-Band service to the U.S. government. This service allows any U.S. government or Department of Defense end user to utilize Yahsat Military Ka-Band capacity that is compatible with the Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) constellation for greater global coverage and reliability.