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East Africa: Regional conference on satellite communication

Access to broadband and satellite communication is a booster for development

This week, more than 250 delegates from East African countries are gathering for a regional conference on broadband and satellite communication for East Africa.

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Wed, 17/04/2013 - 09:09
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0.289077
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32.6201

Solomon Islands: Coastal Management with Tidal Predictions

Landsat-7 satellite image of Solomon Islands.

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is implementing a project to forecast tide and sea-levels in Kosrae, Solomon Islands.

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Mon, 15/04/2013 - 08:49
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5.29918
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162.97

Belarus: Plans for communication satellite

Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus

The Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BeITA) reported that Belarus has started a project for the creation of a communication satellite.

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Thu, 11/04/2013 - 10:00
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53.9022
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27.5619

American Red Cross Disaster Services partners up with ViaSat

The American Red Cross Disaster Services is using Exede Enterprise satellite services from ViaSat Inc. to provide satellite connectivity during disaster response.

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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 11:05

50 years of satellite communications

10th July 1962 marked the birth of satellite communications.

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Wed, 11/07/2012 - 15:11

Digicom Global launches new emergency management communications solutions

Digicom Global,Inc. has revamped it's website to support first responders. 2012 will be a tough year for Emergency management professionals.

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:57

New Satellite Technology a Possible ‘Game Changer’ for Communications

As the interoperability discussion continues, so does the frustration of many who have worked on this issue for decades but haven’t seen their goals realized.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 16:10
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38.8951
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-77.0364

Uganda plans early warning ICT system

Telecoms regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union are jointly developing an early warning system that will provide

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:17

Review article on using Satellite Communication for Disaster Management will be published soon

The Satellite Communication team of UN-SPIDER under the leadership of Yusuf Hascicek has completed a review article on “The Use of Satellite Communications for Disaster Management and Emergency Response”, which has been submitted to the International Journal of Emergency Management for publication.

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Fri, 02/09/2011 - 12:23

UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

Issue Date: 
Tue, 24/05/2011

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