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01/08 THE LAST MONTHS PROVED TO BE INTERESTING FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACTIVITIES AT ESA. AN INNOVATIVE ALPHASAT SATELLITE CONTRACT WAS SIGNED BETWEEN ESA AND INMARSAT, A NEW REPOSITORY FOR ICT AND E-APPLICATIONS WAS LAUNCHED ON THE TELECOM WEBSITE, AND A NEW PROGRAMME LINE CALLED IRIS FOR AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT WAS SET IN MOTION. INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES COMMENCED IN SUCH AREAS AS HIGH SPEED INTERNET ON TRAINS, TELEMEDICINE, CIVIL PROTECTION AND THE DVB-RCS STANDARD. A NEW INITIATIVE FOR ESA TELECOM NEWCOMERS HAS ALSO BEEN LAUNCHED. WE ARE CONFIDENT THE COMING YEAR WILL SHOW AS MUCH PROGRESS. ALL OF THESE TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THIS ISSUE OF CONNECT. 2008
01/07 INTERVIEW WITH RALPH BIERETT HEAD OF THE STRATEGY AND FUTURE PROGRAMMES DEPARTMENT; SMALL GEO PLATFORM CONTRACT SIGNED; MOBILE MULTIMEDIA SYSTEM THE CAR RADIO OF THE FUTURE; SITPERF PERFORMANCE MONITORING TOOL FOR IP SATELLITE NETWORKS NOW AVAILABLE 2007
02/06 HYLAS CONTRACT FOR AN INNOVATIVE FLEXIBLE BROADBAND SATELLITE; NEW INITIATIVE SMALL GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITE; CLIMATE CHANGE EXPEDITION USING MOBILE SATELLITE BROADBAND COMMUNICATIONS; CANADIAN COAST GUARD USING SATELLITE-BASED DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS; UPDATED VSAT REGULATORY AND LICENSING TRAINING MODULE 2006
01/06 INTERVIEW WITH MAGALI VAISSIERE NEW HEAD OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT; SUCCESSFUL OPTICAL DATA RELAY LINK BETWEEN OICETS AND ARTEMIS; AFFORDABLE TRANSPORTABLE SATELLITE TRANCEIVING STATION NEW VEHICLE FOR DISASTER-RELIEF AGENCIES 2006
02/05 DEVELOPMENT OF ALPHABUS THE NEW LINE OF PLATFORMS FOR HIGH-POWER SATELLITES; SATELLITE-BASED ALARM AND SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM SECURITY AT NUCLEAR PLANTS IMPROVED BY SATELLITE LINKS; INSPIRE BROADBAND ACCESS FOR REMOTE AREAS OF THE UK; NESA MOBILE HOSPITAL NOW OPERATIONAL; E-SCREEN EARLY SUCCESS FOR DIGITAL CINEMA VIA SATELLITE; SATELLITES SAVE LIVES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL PROTECTION AND SPACE TELECOMMUNICATIONS 2005
01/05 SATLABS INTEROPERABILITY QUALIFICATION PROGRAMME A MILESTONE FOR DVB-RCS; AMERHIS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETES GROUND-SEGMENT TESTS; HIGH-SPEED BROADBAND PILOT PHASE ON THALYS TRAINS BEGINS; CIVIL PROTECTION QUESTIONNAIRE ON THE USE OF SATELLITES; PROJECTS CATALOGUE NOW AVAILABLE; ESA TELECOM START-UP PROJECTS INITIATIVE FIFTH ROUND NOW OPEN 2005
03/04 SATELLITE TWO-WAY BROADBAND INTERNET ACCESS SOON TO BE INCLUDED IN THE ESA TECHNICAL ASSETS; TELECOM APPLICATIONS WORKSHOP 2004 SHARED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE IN SATCOM APPLICATIONS; BRIDGING THE DIGITAL DIVIDE ANALYSIS SHOWS BENEFITS FOR BROADBAND CONNECTIVITY IN EUROPE; ALPHABUS IN RACE TO THE MARKET DEVELOPMENT PHASE-C/D BEGINS; SATEXPO IN VICENZA/ITALY ESA TELECOM SHOWS SATCOM POTENTIAL 2004
01/04 THE SATLABS GROUP - ENSURING INTEROPERABILITY BETWEEN DVB-RCS PRODUCTS; SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY TO CLIMB EVEREST - WIRELESS HEALTH-MONITORING KIT USED TO MONITOR CLIMBERS; NEW ARTEMIS BROCHURE - ORDER ONLINE ISSUE OR PRINTED COPY NOW; THE DIGITAL DIVIDE - ROLE OF BROADBAND NETWORKS IN SECURING KNOWLEDGE-BASED REGIONS; USO RELEASES WEB-BASED TRAINING SYSTEM - INFORMS YOU ABOUT SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY AND WORKING WITH ESA TELECOM 2004
03/03 CALL FOR IDEAS - INFLUENCE THE WORK PLANS FOR 2004; E-TRAINING COURSE - LEARN MORE ABOUT "WORKING WITH ESA TELECOM"; THE MOBILE SYSTEMS TASK FORCE (ASMS-TF) - FIRST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AT ESRIN; ARTEMIS - HELPING EMERGENCY SERVICES TO FIGHT PORTUGUESE FIRES; SEAMLESS INTERNET CONNECTION - SEA-TRIALS COMPLETED; ENHANCED SKYPLEX ENGINEERING QUALIFICATION MODEL - TEST SUCCESSFUL - LAUNCH LATER THIS YEAR; TELECOM APPLICATIONS WORKSHOP - BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS; (6 PAGES) 2003
2 2003
1 AN OPEN DOOR FOR NEW BUSINESS INNOVATION - INTRODUCING ESA TELECOM'S NEW INITIATIVE TO SUPPORT START-UP COMPANIES ENTERING THE SATCOM FIELD; PARTNERSHIP IN PRACTICE - NEWTEC IN THE SPOTLIGHT - THE SUCCESS OF BELGIAN COMPANY NEWTEC ILLUSTRATES HOW ESA'S INVOLVEMENT CAN HELP EUROPEAN COMPANIES TO DEVELOP; SEIZING MARKET OPPORTUNITIES AND MEETING THE NEW DEMANDS OF OUR SOCIETY - THE WAY FORWARD FOR ESA TELECOM AND ITS IMPACT ON THE SERVICES AVAILABLE FOR PEOPLE AND BUSINESSES; MULTIMEDIA - A SOLID FOUNDATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION - EXPLORING ONE OF THE HOTTEST TOPICS IN COMMUNICATIONS; ARTEMIS RESCUE OPERATION - THE FUTURE OF ESA"S ADVANCED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE; A WEALTH OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY - HIGHLIGHTING THE DIFFERENT WAYS COMPANIES CAN GET INVOLVED WITH ESA TELECOM; (6 PAGES) 2001