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November 19, 2021

EGNOS SBAS Host Acquired by Telecom Company

Viasat Inc., a global communications company, will acquire Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, in a transaction valued at $7.3 billion. Two of the four European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) broadcasting payloads, part of Europe’s GNSS, ride aboard Inmarsat satellites,

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By Inside GNSS
September 14, 2021

GNSS SBAS and Earth Observation Satellites Help Improve Farm Soil Drainage and Variable Rate Fertilization

Using in situ sensors, GNSS corrections and satellite remote sensing, it is possible to obtain information on soil anomalies, enabling farmers to take corrective actions in the field. This information is given through a pre-set field map which identifies areas needing a specific treatment, leading farmers to an improved cost-benefit ration for their agricultural crops.

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By Inside GNSS
May 17, 2021

A European GNSS Agency by Any Other Name . . .

In May the former European GNSS Agency (GSA) officially rechristened itself as the European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA), marking the start of a new era for the EU space effort. Building on the legacy of the GSA, EUSPA will take on more responsibilities to create opportunities for EU citizens and the economy.

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By Inside GNSS
April 8, 2021

Top Shelf: New Authoritative Compilation of PNT Technologies in the 21st Century

A new tome — make that two new tomes — join the bookshelf of essential and authoritative references for GNSS users, while widening the umbrella a good deal to cover all PNT technologies, their sensors and their integrations. Edited by four leading lights of the community and assistant-edited by two more, its list of authors rounds up another 131 of the “usual suspects,” the names that are seen repeatedly in the presentations at technical conference and on their organizing boards. In every one of 64 subject matters, the author(s) is/are recognized experts, in many cases the recognized expert, on the material.

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By Alan Cameron
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