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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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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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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. BeITA names Sergei Zolotoi, Director of the enterprise Geoinformation Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, as the source for this announcement. The project will be carried out by China Great Wall Industry Corporation (CGWIC), with the contract being underway.

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Thu, 11/04/2013 - 10:00

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American Red Cross Disaster Services partners up with ViaSat

The American Red Cross

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Wed, 14/11/2012 - 11:05
Wed, 11/14/2012

50 years of satellite communications

10th July 1962 marked the birth of satellite communications.

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Wed, 11/07/2012 - 15:11
Wed, 07/11/2012

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. Due to soaring budget deficits, state and federal budgets for Police, Fire and other agencies have been cut up to 50 percent.

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Mon, 05/03/2012 - 10:57
Mon, 03/05/2012

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. So it makes sense to take a look into the future of what could be bright spot, given the right circumstances, some money and a will to make it work. Satellite technology has proven itself during major events but its limitations are known.

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Tue, 17/01/2012 - 16:10

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Uganda plans early warning ICT system

Telecoms regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission in collaboration with the International Telecommunications Union are jointly developing an

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Mon, 12/09/2011 - 11:17

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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

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Fri, 02/09/2011 - 12:23

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UN-SPIDER Newsletter May 2011

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Tue, 24/05/2011
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