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Astrium and Thales Alenia Space, Europe’s leading space companies, have successfully completed the in-orbit testing of the Y1B satellite, conducted from the Yahsat control centre in Abu Dhabi (UAE).
Astrium continues to drive the implementation of the European Data Relay System (EDRS). As prime contractor, Astrium Services has contracted the German Aerospace Centre (DLR) to implement and operate major parts of the ground network.
Cassidian, the defence and security division of EADS, has introduced the new SPEXER 1500 security radar which opens up completely new opportunities for the mobile protection of border regions and sensitive industrial or military installations.
According to Ericsson, 85 percent of the world's population will have internet coverage via 3G by 2017 and there will be close to nine billion mobile subscriptions, compared to six billion by the end of 2011.
Cambridge Consultants completed initial trials with Iridium Communications of new key components of the world’s largest push-to-talk (PTT) radio system.
Gilat Satcom has deployed Newtec technology to fully optimise its satellite links for backhauling in Africa on Measat’s Africasat 1, 46° East.
Thales and Nokia Siemens Networks have a MOU covering the EMEA region, which aims to provide a broadband LTE solution for high speed data communication to Professional Mobile Radio users.
The Global mobile Suppliers Association (GSA) has published an update to its Evolution to LTE Report, covering LTE FDD and LTE TDD system modes, which confirms 319 operators have committed to commercial LTE network deployments or are engaged in trials, technology testing or studies.
Rohde & Schwarz is investing €52 million in Singapore’s economy over the next three years. The investment includes a brand new €35 million building at Changi Business Park.
Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, have developed a new generation of amplifiers that has the ability to measure data that is currently buried by noise.