Beam Communications Pty Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of World Reach Limited, will be working with Iridium Communications to define a new product-development initiative for which Beam will be the primary contractor and OEM of the end-user solution. "Beam was appointed a value-added manufacturer 10 years ago and since this time has developed a strategic range of Iridium-based accessories and terminals for the Iridium satellite network,” says Joel Thompson, vice president/Product Line Management at Iridium Communications. “This new initiative, however, is the first of its kind, whereby Iridium is directly utilizing Beam’s engineering and manufacturing expertise to design, develop and manufacture a new dedicated Iridium product." The prospective launch of the new product will be in the second half of 2013…4G chipmaker Sequans Communications S.A. says its chips are powering “a significant portion” of the LTE devices to be used in the next phase of China Mobile’s large-scale trial of TD-LTE technology in country. Sequans technology is operating in the China Mobile network expansion in several devices, including USB dongles, mobile routers and CPE manufactured by Nationz and Primemobi.

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YES’s Blue Jays-Yankees telecast Feb 28 marked its second-most-viewed spring training telecast ever at 200,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. It is surpassed only by its March 2018 Mets-Yankees telecast with 242,000 total viewers.

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