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  • As of early 2012, despite increasing annual revenues since 2009, MDA was at the end of a cycle.  With less than promising prospects in each of its activities, it that looked like it was boxed into a corner of the market. However, MDA’s recent Space Systems/Loral (SS/L) acquisition opens up that box and could lead it to new markets with much needed capabilities.

    On top of losing revenues from its robotics business, MDA saw the Radarsat Constellation Mission (RCM), a promising $CAD 600…

  • Airlines Beef-Up with Ku-band

    Jul 1st, 2012 by Claude Rousseau   More from this Analyst | Profile

    By signing a partnership with SES, GoGo complemented their air-to-ground network for airlines by ‘beefing-up’ their passengers’ onboard experience with Ku-band satellite connectivity.  This latest aero deal is just further evidence that Ku-band is rapidly becoming a core component of aircraft connections worldwide.

    Indeed, the SES-GoGo partnership serves as the backbone for the recently announced Delta Airlines inflight connectivity service on board 150 long haul aircraft.  The deal is…