Skybrokers delivered an used and refurbished VertexRSI 7.2m Earth Station antenna to HellaSat satellite operator. The installation at their teleport on Cyprus is currently in progress. Try to finish before Christmas!
Nuuk in Greenland! Here is another antenna project we are working on! Skybrokers delivered a used VertexRSI 9m antenna to Greenland Television. The antenna was refurbished in our facility in Europe and shipped by container overseas to Nuuk in Greenland. With remote support from us the customer did the majority of the assembly of the antenna that is placed on a hill. Skybrokers technicians will align the main reflector and test the antenna in the next weeks.
Work in progress! Skybrokers delivered a RSI 9.2m Earth Station antenna to French Guiana last month. This antenna was completely refurbished in our facility in Europe, we added new hardware kits and motors with gearboxes and checked out the whole system before loading into a 40ft sea-container. The customer could perform an excellent installation.
On September 12th the reflector was lifted onto the tripod mount successfully. Coming days the installation will be completed and the antenna will be put in operation.
The latest ITU (the UN specialized
agency for information and communication technology (ICT) report shows that 3.9
billion people, more than half of the global population, remain cut-off from the vast resources available on the Internet,
despite falling prices for ICT services.
The study finds developing countries now
account for the vast majority of Internet users, with 2.5 billion users
compared with 1 billion in developed countries.
While almost 1 billion households in the
world now have Internet access (of which 230 million are in China, 60 million
in India and 20 million in the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries - LDC’s,
figures for household access reveal the extent of the digital gap, with 84% of
households connected in Europe, compared with over 15% in the African region.
Next week we are busy with loading 4 antenna for a customer in South America. We are loading a 9.2m C-band, a 4.6m Ku-band antenna and 2x 2.4m VSAT antennas in a 40ft ocean container for overseas shipment. Both large antennas were refurbished and checked out at our facility in Europe.
Skybrokers installation team was requested to install two new ASC Signal 7.6m earth station antennas at OMNI Access Marine Network Solutions on Mallorca (Balearic Islands). The team spend 4-5 weeks to assemble, install, erect and align the antennas to support OMNI Access with their Teleport expansions. Watch the installation video on YouTube!
On May 27th SpaceX launch operator brought the Thaicom-8 communications satellite in orbit using their re-usable Falcon 9 launch vehicle. The rockets first stage was landing on one of the drone ships named: 'And I still Love You'.
Watch the spectacular footage made with an on-board camera attached to the Falcon 9 rocket during the landing on the drone ship!
Skybrokers delivered an used and refurbished Vertex 9m Earth Station antenna to DISH TV in India. The client was satisfied and happy with the quality of the refurbishment after his visit to our facility in Europe. We provided new motors and gearboxes as well as new jack boots, checked out and completed hardware kits. Out team loaded the antenna in a 40ft sea container and the customer was involved with installation.
Another project accomplished! Over the course of three weeks Skybrokers technicians de-installed five Earth Station antennas in New York City, USA in April 2016. The team was tasked to dismantle, loading into ocean going containers and clean up the site.
This project was subject to detailed planning and logistics. We could not have done this without the help of our logistic partners.
Eutelsat, headquartered in Paris, France and world's 2nd largest Satellite operator launched their Eutelsat-9B Satellite on Jan 29th with a Proton Breeze M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrone Launch base in Kazachstan. The satellite, built by Airbus Defence & Space will be orbited at 9° E and will provide Latin American and government customers with video and data.
Check for more details, history of Eutelsat, satellite footprints and pictures our website:
Skybrokers installation team currently installs two Andrew 7.6m antenna at OMNIAccess Marine Network Solutions on Mallorca (Baleares Islands). OMNIAccess is providing internet access to the Super and Mega Yachts. To support their growth the company is expanding their infrastructure with another two earth station antennas. Skybrokers delivered and installed almost all of their teleport antennas and was requested to install another two 7.6m antennas this month.