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SiriusXM’s New SXM-7 Satellite, Built by Maxar and Launched Aboard A SpaceX Falcon 9, Performing Properly After Launch

SiriusXM's new 1300-class satellite will provide continuous and expanded delivery of its audio entertainment and information services across North America Maxar Technologies , a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the United States, and SpaceX, announced that the SXM-7 satellite was successfully launched and is performing properly. SXM-7, a high-powered digital audio radio satellite, was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket…

Maxar’s 1300-Class Broadcasting Satellite Built for B-SAT Performing According to Plan After Launch

B-SAT will use the satellite to expand its 4K/8K ultra-high definition direct-to-home video service in Japan Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced that the BSAT-4b satellite, built for Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation (B-SAT), successfully launched today and is performing according to plan. BSAT-4b deployed its solar arrays and began receiving and sending signals following a launch aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from the Arianespace…

Maxar Technologies Announces Exercise of Call Option to Acquire Vricon, Inc.

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced that it has exercised its call option to take full ownership of 3D data and analytics firm Vricon, Inc., for approximately $140 million, or approximately $115 million net of estimated cash at closing. Maxar intends to fund the transaction using the proceeds from its issuance of $150 million in aggregate principal amount of new senior secured notes. Marketing Technology News: Facebook Selected Rise.ai to Implement…

Maxar Selected to Deliver Multi-Domain Analytics System for U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Maxar Technologies, a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, announced that it was selected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop an analytics system for characterizing and tracking the behavior of vehicles in multiple domains at scale and in near-real-time. The contract was awarded and is administered through the U.S. Department of the Interior and is valued at $23 million with a five-year period of performance. Marketing Technology News: Confluent Unlocks New…