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Turkey: Launch of new satellite within five years

Satellite image of snow in Turkey (NASA/MODIS)

Ensar Gul, chairman of Turksat Satellite Communications, announced the production and launch of national satellites to occur within a five years time-frame.

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Tue, 09/12/2014 - 08:38

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Romania: Plans for own communications satellite

Constanta, Romania seen from space

Romania plans to launch its own communications satellite, as the website telecompaper reported.

The satellite is to be developed in the coming years and will ensure services for both the state as well as private companies, the minister for Communication and Informational Society Ministry Razvan Cotovelea said according to a local paper.

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Wed, 01/10/2014 - 14:44

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India: ISRO plans for higher capability communication satellites

NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, one of current India's partners.

K Radhakrishnan, chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), announced on 10 August 2014 that the Organisation plans to acquire the latest satellite platforms and payload technologies to develop and launch n

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Mon, 11/08/2014 - 15:33

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Mali: Astrium provides satellite communication

Timbuktu, Mali, seen from space

The Astrium-supplied satellite equipment and airtime is helping humanitarian workers in the tumultuous Sahel region to share vital information as they manage the very critical humanitarian situation in this area. Communications links are severely disrupted in northern Mali, where land lines and mobile networks have been cut off in several towns.

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Thu, 14/03/2013 - 08:51

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Sri Lanka Ministry of ICT and Telecommunication

The Ministry of ICT and Telecommunication has the mission to provide information and communication services in a timely manner, through the development of telecommunication and Information Technology (IT) with the use of latest technology. It promotes wider accessibility of IT services while maintaining the integrity and excellence of service as well as the increase of IT literacy levels of the public and availability of Sri Lankan content.

Website: http://www.ictmin.gov.lk/

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Myanmar Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH)

The Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH) is under the administration of the Ministry of Transport and Communication.

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Télécoms Sans Frontières improves satellite communication in the Sahel

Télécoms Sans Frontières (TSF) is supporting the work of the UN and NGOs in the Sahel region through the installation of satellite connections and communication centres.

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Wed, 15/08/2012 - 12:47
Wed, 08/15/2012

Better disaster response through improvement of communication technologies

One of the major preventable causes for loss of lives during disasters is the failure of telecommunications infrastructure. Satellite communication networks are unaffected by natural disasters, but Broadband global area network (BGAN) satellite phones are too expensive for wide-scale deployment.

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Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:44
Thu, 08/02/2012

UN-SPIDER participates in Central American Communicators' Forum

UN-SPIDER participated in the Central American Communicators' Forum "The role of Institutional Communications in the Culture of Risk

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 09:26

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50 years of satellite communications

10th July 1962 marked the birth of satellite communications.

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Wed, 11/07/2012 - 15:11
Wed, 07/11/2012

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