'Smart shipping' is being made possible in China under the largest Fleet Xpress contract to date, which will be supported by Cobham's SAILOR antenna systems.
After recently announcing a successful trial, Inmarsat said its Fleet Xpress broadband solution is now ready to bring in a new era of ship communications.
With any luck, airline ticket prices will drop in Europe following Inmarsat's ESA contract to improve congested European air traffic with new-generation, satellite-based data link communications.
Boeing has successfully demonstrated a digital version of GPS III navigation signals, a breakthrough that could contribute to significantly modernising the service.
Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system now has eight satellites in orbit following the launch of the latest pair on 27 March from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, with four more scheduled for launch later this year.
Unlike the ill-fated Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket launch on Wednesday, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket has successfully boosted the latest GPS satellite into orbit.
The newest addition to the GPS constellation increases the precision of position, navigation and timing data sent to users around the world.
It's all systems go for the latest Boeing-built GPS IIF global navigation systems satellite, launched on 20 February, with initial signals received.
Airwave UK has launched a location tracking service called Collaborate that will enable emergency services to proactively share their GPS location data.
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has awarded a contract for the maintenance of its aids to navigation network.
Emergency services agencies and mining operators could soon achieve more reliable GPS fixes in difficult locations, thanks to Australian research.
This system will enable cost-effective global automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) services for air navigation service providers.
The GPS IIF-4 satellite has been launched from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Europe’s answer to GPS, Galileo, has achieved a fundamental step forward with its first ground position fix using four satellites.
u-blox, a provider of GPS/GNSS and wireless semiconductors, has achieved successful satellite positioning using China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System.