Europe's 30-year-old tracking station in Perth has closed, but its New Norcia station has been expanded with the addition of a specialised 4.5 m dish.
The ITU World Radiocommunication Conference in Geneva has chosen the 79 GHz frequency band for use by automotive radar, with the aim of developing anticollision mechanisms to improve road safety.
Inmarsat, together with Airservices Australia, Qantas and Virgin, has finalised an evaluation of improved flight tracking services on airline flights to and from Australia using existing satellite communications.
Boeing has successfully demonstrated a digital version of GPS III navigation signals, a breakthrough that could contribute to significantly modernising the service.
A project is underway to improve capacity and safety across Australia's rail network, with assured access to a dedicated radio communications band being the key component.
KORE Wireless is launching the Position Logic platform in the Asia-Pacific market, providing a powerful, customised and hosted GPS tracking solution for industry which operates on a global scale.
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.
Airservices Australia will trial a new 15-minute tracking standard for commercial aircraft Inmarsat's global flight tracking ADS-C messaging service.
The International Telecommunications Union passed an important resolution that aims to improve global flight tracking for civil aviation.
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.
Satellite comms provider Inmarsat has showcased remote healthcare and telemedicine communications technologies at the Digital Healthcare Week 2014 exhibition.
Organisers are calling the nine-month long Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15, due to begin in October, the most connected race in history, thanks to a suite of satellite communications technology.
Satellite communications will soon make train travel safer by improving how the networks are controlled in remote areas where ground equipment is too costly.
The newest addition to the GPS constellation increases the precision of position, navigation and timing data sent to users around the world.