GPS & satellite

UK moves military satellite to cover Pacific

24 March, 2015

The UK will move one of its communication satellites to the Asia Pacific region for the first time to deliver protected and secure satellite communications services.

Optus Thuraya SatSleeve

09 March, 2015 | Supplied by: Optus Pty Ltd

The Optus Thuraya SatSleeve enables iPhone and Samsung Galaxy users to quickly turn their handsets into a satellite phone with one simple click.

Optus Thuraya SatSleeve

09 March, 2015

The Optus Thuraya SatSleeve enables iPhone and Samsung Galaxy users to quickly turn their handsets into a satellite phone with one simple click.

Europe expands satellite SAR with new ground sites

20 November, 2014

A trio of satellite ground stations has taken shape on three islands at the far corners of Europe, ready to pick up distress calls from all across the continent and its surrounding waters.

Regional SAR gets new satellite capabilities

08 September, 2014

A trans-Tasman contract for new satellite ground stations and a new mission control centre will provide a major boost to the region's search and rescue capability.

Ericsson to deliver NBN fixed wireless and satellite ground services

04 August, 2014 | Supplied by: Ericsson Australia Pty Ltd

NBN Co has chosen Ericsson Australia to deliver fixed wireless and satellite services to businesses and consumers across regional and rural Australia.


01 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Inmarsat and Spectra Group UK have launched L-TAC VHF for civil government, which will extend the range and capabilities of radios used by emergency services and enable full interoperability between civilian and defence radios.

Boeing and TrustComm to sell satellite bandwidth

17 March, 2014

TrustComm, a provider of satellite communications solutions, has signed a service provider agreement with Boeing Commercial Satellite Services (BCSS) to distribute the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) high-speed mobile broadband service.

USAF orders extra Combat Survivor Evader Locators

03 March, 2014 | Supplied by: Boeing

Boeing will deliver an additional 2550 Combat Survivor Evader Locator radios, used in the rescue of downed pilots and other war fighters in dangerous situations.

GPS AVL for NSW firies

25 August, 2013

All Fire & Rescue NSW fire engines are being fitted with AVL technology under an $850,000 government program.

Combining technologies for crisis communications

18 July, 2013 by Courtesy of the European Space Agency

Keeping lines of communications open during a crisis is critical - and the Dublin Fire Brigade has shown how, using satellite and hybrid technologies.

GPS provides 3-minute tsunami alerts

24 May, 2013

Using GPS to measure ground deformation can provide accurate warning of tsunamis just a few minutes after an earthquake.

Emergency Alert system launched

26 November, 2012

The Emergency Alert warning system that sends text alerts to mobile phones based on their location during an emergency has been officially launched in Victoria.

Beam Communications PotsDOCK piracy system

21 June, 2012 | Supplied by: Beam Communications Pty Ltd

Beam Communications has a satellite piracy solution for Iridium-based, secure communications onboard a vessel.

Beam Oceana 800 covert piracy system for maritime communication

05 June, 2012 | Supplied by: Inmarsat Services Ltd

Beam Communications has produced a satellite piracy solution for secure communication on board a vessel. The system operates with the Inmarsat satellite network.

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