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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 technologie

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Mon, 11/08/2014 - 15:33
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20.5937
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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 situatio

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Thu, 14/03/2013 - 08:51
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16.7753
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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 Technolo

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.

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

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.

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Thu, 02/08/2012 - 14:44

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 Prevention" organised by the Coordination Center f

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Thu, 26/07/2012 - 09:26
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14.6248
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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

Emergency.lu Solution

Marianne Donven, Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Benjamin Hourte, HITEC Luxembourg S.A.
Alan Kuresevic, SES Astra TechCom
Sven Mertes, Luxembourg Air Rescue

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Satellite communication for disaster management

During this session, presentations and discussions on satellite communications services, namely satellite phones, Very Small Aperture Terminals (VSATs), and Broadband Global Area Networks (BGANs) f