Say ‘I love you’ with a personal satellite

Say ‘I love you’ with a personal satellite

Forget flowers. A Japanese company is offering people the chance to say "I love you" with a personal satellite. Astro...

July 18th, 2006 Martyn Williams

Tracking troubled truckers with GEOTrac

Tracking troubled truckers with GEOTrac

In remote areas like the Canadian North, a company's communications system could spell the difference between huge capital outlay and...

December 15th, 2005 Mari-Len De Guzman

Wireless Web reaches for the sky

Wireless Web reaches for the sky

A group of overseas researchers trying to extend the reach of high-speed Internet service may have their heads in the...

January 22nd, 2004 Stefan Dubowski

Satellite providers look to past to find future

Satellite providers look to past to find future

A little over a month ago, Iridium, the world's first satellite phone service, liquidated its US$5 billion, 66-satellite system for...

January 25th, 2001 Tim Foran

Globalstar set for satellite phone launch in Q1 2000

Globalstar set for satellite phone launch in Q1 2000

While other satellite telephone operators have achieved limited success in the Canadian market, the superior quality and cheaper price of...

December 2nd, 1999 Linda Stuart

Moving sky networks closer

Moving sky networks closer

New technology in the form of medium earth-orbit (MEO) and low earth-orbit (LEO) satellites is opening doors for companies such...

May 6th, 1999 Kimberly Chapman