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Google buys satellite image provider Skybox

Google wants to buy Skybox

Google is buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.

As announced on 10 June 2014 during a press release, this near real-time satellite imaging company will help Google improve its Maps product.

Google also expressed the hope that Skybox’s team and technology could help enhancing global internet access and disaster relief.

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Avanti provides prepaid satellite internet access

The private company Avanti launched a prepaid satellite internet access for Europe that will make internet broadband available even for remote places. This service across Europe offers a high-speed Internet connection with no monthly subscription fees.

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Tue, 24/07/2012 - 12:06
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UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop successfully concluded

From 24-26 April, the UN-SPIDER Programme carried out its Fifth United Nations International UN-SPIDER Bonn Workshop on Disaster Management and Space Technology.

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Fri, 27/04/2012 - 11:23

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