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Mongolia Information Technology, Post and Telecommunication Authority (ITPTA)

ITPTA is a policy making body of the government of Mongolia responsible for communication and early warning systems. They established an Earthquake

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India and Mexico cooperate on remote sensing

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On 22 October 2014, India and Mexico formally agreed on a cooperation in areas related to the peaceful use of the outer space, such as remote sensing and satellite communication. The pact was signed in New Delhi during the Joint Commission Meeting (JCM) presided by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena of India and Mexico, respectively.

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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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Niger: Expanding cellular network coverage with satellites

Satellite services can greatly improve cellular network coverage in rural areas

The telecommunication provider Orange Niver will be using satellite services from Intelsat to improve cellular network coverage in rural Niger.

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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". This new satellite service will allow any device to connect outside of cellular coverage via Wi-Fi, for example in

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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. Futuregov.asia now reported that the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) has developed a wide-area

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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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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. The Phase-B contract was signed on 20 February in Paris, France. ESA contracted the European firms Airbus Defense and Space and Thales Alenia Space to build the new generation Neosat spacecrafts. 

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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. ETSI hosts in the technical committee TC-SES (satellite earth stations) standardization activities on

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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

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