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New service provides satellite-based Wi-Fi connection outside coverage

Reliable communication is especially important in disasters

The satellite provider Globalstar has announced a new service called "Sat-Fi".

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Wed, 25/06/2014 - 09:37

Philippines: Sensors for Volcano and Earthquake Early Warning

Mayon Volcano in the Philippines in 2009

The Philippines is a country frequently affected by volcanic eruptions and seismic activities as it is located on the circum-Pacific seismic belt.

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Mon, 17/03/2014 - 12:32
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14.5995
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120.984

Israel: Own satellite to monitor crops from outer space

Thermal image of Israel after a wild fire

Israel has years of experience in satellite communication and navigation. The country is now preparing to launch its first Earth Observation satellite to monitor crops.

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Tue, 25/02/2014 - 14:42
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31.0461
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34.8516

ESA: Phase-B of Neosat signed

Phase-B of Neosat mission is signed on

ESA is moving ahead with the development of their next-generation satellite communication platform - Neosat

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Fri, 21/02/2014 - 12:01
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48.8566
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2.35222

European Telecommunications Standards Institute issues call for experts

ETSI is recruiting experts

ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) is recruiting experts for two Specialist Task Forces (STFs) which will support the standardization work of the working group SatEC.

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Fri, 27/09/2013 - 10:54

UNOCHA: Philippines increasingly using technologies for disasters

The Philippines is increasingly relying on technology in its preparedness and re

“Along with other countries in the region, the Philippines is increasingly relying on technology in its preparedness and response as a key programmatic tool in reducing the impact of disaster

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Fri, 06/09/2013 - 08:45
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5.55572
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-0.196306

East Africa: Regional conference on satellite communication

Access to broadband and satellite communication is a booster for development

This week, more than 250 delegates from East African countries are gathering for a regional conference on broadband and satellite communication for East Africa.

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Wed, 17/04/2013 - 09:09
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0.289077
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32.6201

Solomon Islands: Coastal Management with Tidal Predictions

Landsat-7 satellite image of Solomon Islands.

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is implementing a project to forecast tide and sea-levels in Kosrae, Solomon Islands.

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Mon, 15/04/2013 - 08:49
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5.29918
longitude: 
162.97

Belarus: Plans for communication satellite

Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

The Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BeITA) reported that Belarus has started a project for the creation of a communication satellite.

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Thu, 11/04/2013 - 10:00
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53.9022
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27.5619

American Red Cross Disaster Services partners up with ViaSat

The American Red Cross Disaster Services is using Exede Enterprise satellite services from ViaSat Inc. to provide satellite connectivity during disaster response.

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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 11:05