Telecommunications

SES’s C-band Satellite Successfully Launched Onboard SpaceX Rocket

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 11:53pm

SES announced today that the SES-22 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceXs Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States, at 5:04 pm local time.

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  • SES announced today that the SES-22 satellite was successfully launched into space onboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from SpaceXs Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida, United States, at 5:04 pm local time.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220629005978/en/
    SESs C-band Satellite Successfully Launched Onboard SpaceX Rocket (Photo: Business Wire)
    The first of SESs C-band satellites dedicated to freeing up the lower 300 MHz of C-band spectrum is built by Thales Alenia Space, and will operate in the 135 degrees West orbital slot.
  • We are thrilled with the successful launch of SES-22, thanks to our partners at Thales Alenia Space and SpaceX, said Steve Collar, CEO of SES.
  • SES-22 is the seventh SES satellite launched by SpaceX over the last 10 years.

StratCap Expands its Wireless Team with Two Key Hires

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Thursday, June 30, 2022 - 2:27am

StratCap recently expanded its wireless infrastructure team (StratCap Wireless) with two key hires it believes will help execute its mission of acquiring, developing, and managing telecom infrastructure assets that support broadband connectivity.

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  • StratCap recently expanded its wireless infrastructure team (StratCap Wireless) with two key hires it believes will help execute its mission of acquiring, developing, and managing telecom infrastructure assets that support broadband connectivity.
  • Before joining StratCap Wireless, Mr. Graham had been providing legal consulting services to the company while also working for satellite company, OneWeb.
  • Were thrilled to have Eric and Carl as part of our team, said Todd Rowley, CEO of StratCap Wireless.
  • StratCaps wireless infrastructure division, StratCap Wireless, is focused on acquiring, developing and managing telecom infrastructure assets that support broadband connectivity.

Si2 Names Recipients of Annual Power of Partnerships Award

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:49pm

Technologists from Intel, IBM, Microsoft and Cadence Design Systems are this year's Silicon Integration Initiative Power of Partnerships Award winners, recognizing the Si2 volunteer team with the most significant contributions to silicon-to-system implementation.

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  • Technologists from Intel, IBM, Microsoft and Cadence Design Systems are this year's Silicon Integration Initiative Power of Partnerships Award winners, recognizing the Si2 volunteer team with the most significant contributions to silicon-to-system implementation.
  • The OA database creates interoperability between EDA companies and semiconductor designers and manufacturers.
  • The Si2 board of directors is focused on improving OA interoperability and this team has risen to the challenge," said Marshall Tiner, senior director of OA.
  • The Si2 membership includes more than 65 semiconductor and fabless manufacturers, foundries and EDA companies.

Mediacom Communications Renews Carriage Agreement with Paramount Global

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 5:00pm

Mediacom Communications announced today it has renewed its carriage agreement with Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA).

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  • Mediacom Communications announced today it has renewed its carriage agreement with Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA).
  • The agreement also includes retransmission consent rights to CBS broadcast stations owned and operated by Paramount.
  • We are pleased to announce our continued partnership with Paramount, said Italia Commisso Weinand, Executive Vice President, Programming & Human Resources, Mediacom Communications.
  • Thank you to the Paramount and Mediacom teams for their hard work and commitment to our relationship.

izzi Taps Verimatrix XTD and Streamkeeper to Protect Its Popular Media Apps, Endpoint

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:45pm

Verimatrix is pleased to announce izzi as one of the most recent customers to select our Streamkeeper and XTD solutions, as it speaks to our unwavering commitment to innovation and customer service, said Asaf Ashkenazi , Chief Operating Officer and President at Verimatrix.

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  • Verimatrix is pleased to announce izzi as one of the most recent customers to select our Streamkeeper and XTD solutions, as it speaks to our unwavering commitment to innovation and customer service, said Asaf Ashkenazi , Chief Operating Officer and President at Verimatrix.
  • "Verimatrix's comprehensive security package provides izzi with continuous endpoint visibility that spans attack pattern detection, prediction and response.
  • Leading brands turn to Verimatrix to secure everything from premium movies and live streaming sports, to sensitive financial and healthcare data, to mission-critical mobile applications.
  • Verimatrix helps partners get to market faster, scale easily, protect valuable revenue streams, and win new business.

Keysight Launches New Design and Simulation Software for Radio Frequency and Microwave Designers

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:00pm

It also streamlines integration of multi-technology circuit assembly and simulation into enterprise electronic design automation (EDA) design workflows.

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  • It also streamlines integration of multi-technology circuit assembly and simulation into enterprise electronic design automation (EDA) design workflows.
  • PathWave ADS 2023 directly addresses the needs of customers developing multi-technology high speed, high-frequency designs, said Joe Civello, director of RF and Microwave Simulation at Keysight.
  • Simulation performance enhancements in RFPro, the interactive EM simulator integrated with PathWave ADS, enable rapid design tuning and optimization.
  • Enhanced management of design databases containing complex multi-technology structures enables correct simulation setup and traceability of designs and simulation data.

Citizens Launches Workforce Development Support for Queens

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:20pm

Residents and businesses in Queens will benefit from broader and more equitable access to job training and development programs under a $350,000 Workforce Development programming commitment announced today by Citizens.

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  • Residents and businesses in Queens will benefit from broader and more equitable access to job training and development programs under a $350,000 Workforce Development programming commitment announced today by Citizens.
  • The new initiative, launched in partnership with Pursuit , Rockaway Development & Revitalization Corporation , and Ocean Bay Community Development Corporation , will focus on much-needed technical skills training and career counseling in Queens.
  • We believe that such access is key to the economic viability of communities and neighborhoods, and we are proud to help support this effort in Queens.
  • In May, Citizens announced commitments totaling $400,000 to support small business vitality in Chinatown.

Viamedia Promotes Jim O’Neill and Wendell Decker to Senior Vice President Roles

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 3:30pm

Viamedia , the leading fully-integrated independent cross-media local advertising company, today announced the promotions of Jim ONeill and Wendell Decker, two senior operational and technical executives, to senior vice president positions, effective immediately.

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  • Viamedia , the leading fully-integrated independent cross-media local advertising company, today announced the promotions of Jim ONeill and Wendell Decker, two senior operational and technical executives, to senior vice president positions, effective immediately.
  • We heartily congratulate Jim and Wendell on their well-deserved promotions, stated David Solomon, President and CEO of Viamedia.
  • Jim ONeill has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Ad Operations.
  • Wendell Decker has been promoted to Senior Vice President of IT and Technical Services, playing a pivotal role in shaping Viamedias growth and technology innovation.

Medallia’s Thunderhead Named a Leader for Journey Orchestration Platforms by Independent Research Firm

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 4:00pm

Medallia, Inc. , the global leader in customer and employee experience, today announced that its journey orchestration platform, Thunderhead, has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Journey Orchestration Platforms, Q2 2022.

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  • Medallia, Inc. , the global leader in customer and employee experience, today announced that its journey orchestration platform, Thunderhead, has been named a leader in The Forrester Wave: Journey Orchestration Platforms, Q2 2022.
  • The Wave analysis evaluates the 10 most significant Customer Journey Orchestration providers on 27 criterion, grouped into three main categories, Current Offering, Strategy, and Market Presence.
  • Since our acquisition a few months ago, Thunderhead has been named a Leader in Journey Orchestration and earned a top Current Offering score among the Strong Performers in The Forrester Wave: Real-Time Interaction Management, Q2 2022, said Leslie Stretch, Medallia CEO and President.
  • To read The Forrester Wave: Journey Orchestration Platforms, Q2 2022, visit www.Medallia.com/resource/journey-orchestration-forrester-wave/
    Medallia is the pioneer and market leader in customer, employee, citizen, and patient experience.

Long-time Cybersecurity Leader John Watters Joins Metabase Q’s Board of Directors

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022 - 2:44pm

Metabase Q, the leading end-to-end cybersecurity platform for companies in Latin America, today announced that John Watters, an internationally recognized cybersecurity visionary and leader, has joined the companys Board of Directors as an independent board member and investor.

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  • Metabase Q, the leading end-to-end cybersecurity platform for companies in Latin America, today announced that John Watters, an internationally recognized cybersecurity visionary and leader, has joined the companys Board of Directors as an independent board member and investor.
  • Watters brings 20 years of cybersecurity leadership, including extensive experience driving operational excellence and scaling organizations globally.
  • Metabase Q leveraged lessons learned globally and is rapidly improving the cybersecurity ecosystem on a company and regional level.
  • Metabase Q leads cybersecurity in Latin America, supporting customers with faster, more efficient, and scalable security to accelerate digital innovation.