Communication Equipment Companies - Aireon Awards Harris Corporation Contract for Largest Implementation of Hosted Satellite Payloads; Will Provide Global Satellite-Based Aircraft Tracking
2012 JUL 4 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Telecommunications Business -- Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS) will provide 81 ADS-B 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) receiver payloads to Aireon LLC, to be hosted on the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation under a five-year contract that will ultimately transform air traffic management (ATM) with a global satellite-based aircraft tracking system. Iridium NEXT is the next-generation satellite constellation planned to start launching in 2015 by Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM). Aireon is a planned joint venture between Iridium and NAV CANADA ...read more
Communication Equipment Companies - Alcatel-Lucent enables Transtelco to offer high-performance, reliable cloud services to business and carrier customers in the United States and Mexico
2012 JUN 6 (VerticalNews) -- By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Telecommunications Business -- Transtelco,the network operator serving business and wholesale communications customers in the United States and Mexico, is to conduct a trial of CloudBand, the unique solution from Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) that supports delivery of 'business class' cloud services - with higher performance and reliability than those available via the public Internet ...read more
Communication Equipment Companies - TomTom Launches an Extra-Large 6" Screen on the New VIA 1605 TM
2012 MAY 23 - (VerticalNews.com) -- TomTom announced the launch of the TomTom VIA 1605 TM in the North America market featuring the largest screen ever offered on a TomTom portable navigation device. The sharp, 6" screen with large buttons and menus help enhance the user's driving experience.
"Safety on the road is an ever-present concern for today's drivers," says Corinne Vigreux, Managing Director Consumer at TomTom. "The unique design of the TomTom VIA 1605 TM addresses that concern, ensuring that the interaction is easy and instructions are in clear view." The TomTom VIA 1605 TM, which comes with lifetime traffic and map updates, also features the popular super-slim design and integrated fold-and-go EasyPort® mount offered with the TomTom VIA series. This innovative mounting system allows for easy positioning of the device either on the windshield or the dash and the device orients the display with a useful flip-screen feature ...read more
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