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Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte Joins Hiltron Posted: 06/10/2020
Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte Joins Hiltron

Hiltron Communications, a globally active satellite system integrator, manufacturer and distributor, announces a new addition to its management team with the appointment of Jean-Luc George van Eeckhoutte as Sales Manager for the EMEA region. He brings nearly 20 years of experience to the role and joins from RF technology company Spinner GmbH.

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Hiltron Completes Fully Integrated TVRO Platform Control System for Nilesat Posted: 08/04/2020
Hiltron Completes Fully Integrated TVRO Platform Control System for Nilesat

Hiltron Communications announces the completion of a custom-designed turnkey TVRO satellite platform for Nilesat, one of the largest Middle East telecommunication networks. The new installation is a fully L-band-over-fibre integrated downlink which covers all mediator satellites in the range from 30° west to 100° east, operating in C and Ku bands simultaneously.

"Located at our ground station in Giza, the new downlink gives us the reliability and flexibility we needed for backing up our existing fixed TVRO antennas," says Nilesat Head of Ground Segment Engineer Osama Tantawy. "Incoming signals from all antennas on the new platform, 32 feeds in total, are connected to the master control room via fibre-optic links. Hiltron has produced and integrated a complete solution including its HMCS monitoring and control software. The company worked closely with us from initial design right through to factory acceptance test, onsite installation, commissioning and training. The project was completed successfully and on time thanks to the experience and teamwork of everyone involved."

 

 

 

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Hiltron Reports Strong Sales of HCS-4 Satellite System Controller Posted: 23/01/2020
Hiltron Reports Strong Sales of HCS-4 Satellite System Controller

Hiltron Communications reports strong demand for its HCS-4 satcom system controller which has been integrated into various projects for customers in Europe, the Middle East and Far East.

An innovative recent implementation has been for one of the Middle East's largest telecommunication service-providers. This includes a switching and control system for Swedish Microwave optical low noise block downconverters. The HCS-4 powers and monitors the downconverters, checking for faults such as channel interrupts. If an interrupt is detected, the HCS-4 automatically switches to a backup signal source. Three downconverters are connected via optical fibre in a two-active-plus-one-backup configuration.

"The Middle East system follows on from the recent completion of a large project for a leading European satellite network operator," says Hiltron Managing Director Antonio Monteverde. "This included the integration of a 12U rack of monitoring equipment at 50 separate locations around the world, each with an HCS-4 as the control interface. Every system was pre-assembled and fully tested at our Backnang headquarters prior to on site integration."

 

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Hiltron Integrates Large-Scale High-Throughput Satellite Monitoring System Posted: 23/10/2019
Hiltron Integrates Large-Scale High-Throughput Satellite Monitoring System

Hiltron Communications announces the conclusion of a major systems integration project for a leading European satellite network operator. The new systems have been delivered to 50 sites around the world where they are being used for continuous quality of service monitoring of high-throughput satellites.

 
Hiltron has supplied each of the 50 sites with a compact 12U rack populated with the monitoring equipment. The systems delivered are located at monitoring sites across North America, South and Central America, Asia, Europe, and Africa.
 
Each system includes a Hiltron HCS-4 satellite communication controller which is designed to form the central control element for a wide range of satcom applications. These include switchover between devices such as downconverters, high power amplifiers, waveguides, MPEG digital video broadcast encoders and integrated receiver/decoders.
 
The HCS-4 can also be used to control and monitor optical-fibre transceivers and antenna heaters. Other features include an N-1 redundancy switch and BUC/HPA controller, an LNB supply, a 2-1 LNB redundancy switch controller, plus a GPS-synchronised fully redundant low-noise 10 MHz reference generator.
 
Hiltron's HCS-4 satellite communication controller is available as a 2U high 19 inch rack mount unit with main and backup power supplies plus 13 slots for active modules. Also available are two chassis mountable frames accommodating up to 6 or up to 14 active modules.
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Hiltron Announces HMAM-PM Polar Mount Motorised RXO Satellite Antenna Posted: 05/09/2019
Hiltron Announces HMAM-PM Polar Mount Motorised RXO Satellite Antenna
Hiltron Communications announces a new addition to its HMAM family of motorised antenna pedestals. The HMAM-PM is a polar mount system which comes as a complete package with a 1.8 or 2.4 metre diameter offset satellite dish antenna. Designed as a cost optimised and quickly installable solution for professional receive-only downlinks, it is intended for use in satellite monitoring, programme acquisition, SNG downlinks or automated backup at cable headends and teleports.
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Hiltron Announces HRMU Redundancy and Monitoring Unit for Satellite Communication Antenna Control Posted: 17/10/2018
Hiltron Announces HRMU Redundancy and Monitoring Unit for Satellite Communication Antenna Control
Hiltron Communications announces a new addition to its satellite communications product range with the introduction of the Hiltron Redundancy and Monitoring Unit (HRMU).
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Hiltron Experiences Strong Demand for HCS-4 Universal Satcom Controller Posted: 18/12/2017
Hiltron Experiences Strong Demand for HCS-4 Universal Satcom Controller
Hiltron Communications, one of Europe's leading satellite equipment manufacturers and system integrators, reports strong demand for its latest-generation HCS-4 satellite communications controller. More than 70 units have been sold for antenna control applications since the HCS-4 was introduced in September 2015. An additional 10 customised systems incorporating the HCS-4 have been delivered since July 2017.
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Hiltron to Debut Super-HMAM 4.9m Motorised Antenna Mount at IBC2017 Posted: 27/07/2017
Hiltron to Debut Super-HMAM 4.9m Motorised Antenna Mount at IBC2017

Hiltron Communications has chosen IBC2017 as the venue for the introduction of the Super-HMAM large-capacity motorised antenna mount. Based on the highly successful HMAM three-axis motorised antenna mount, Super-HMAM is designed and built to accept much larger reflectors.

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Hiltron Reports Sustained Strong Demand for Satcom Systems Posted: 21/11/2016
Hiltron Reports Sustained Strong Demand for Satcom Systems

Hiltron Communications, a leading specialist in satellite and wireless communication, reports another successful year in terms of new product development, product sales and systems integration for worldwide broadcast and telecommunications markets.

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Libirel Chooses Hiltron HMAM for RTE Satellite Link Posted: 20/10/2016
Libirel Chooses Hiltron HMAM for RTE Satellite Link

Hiltron GmbH announces the completion of a satellite downlink system for Ireland' s national public service broadcaster, Raidi Teilifs ireann (RTE). The new resource consists of a 3.7 metre antenna, an HMAM motorised antenna mount and HACU controller. It will be used as a Ku band link receiving video and audio data from multiple sources.

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Hiltron SORBAS Satcom Product Series to Make European Exhibition Debut Posted: 18/08/2016
Hiltron SORBAS Satcom Product Series to Make European Exhibition Debut

Hiltron's SORBAS family of products makes its European exhibition debut at IBC2016.

 
"SORBAS is designed to form the heart of customised satellite communication systems, comments Hiltron GmbH Managing Director Jan Molter. "Conceptually, it brings together as one product series a range of devices we have developed in our twin roles of manufacturer and provider of completed customised systems.
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Hiltron Completes Latvia Teleport Satellite Expansion Ahead of Rio Games Posted: 21/07/2016
Hiltron Completes Latvia Teleport Satellite Expansion Ahead of Rio Games

Hiltron announces the completion of a satellite communication project at a major teleport in Latvia. A combined endeavour with Danmon Group Sweden, the project includes a five-channel satellite link which will carry television content to Europe from the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro. Central to the contract is the provision and integration of 3.6 metre satellite dish on an HMAM motorised mount plus a Hiltron HACU antenna control unit and an HDCU-E ice-sensing and dish heating system.

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Hiltron Completes DAB Distribution Uplink Project in Southern Germany Posted: 23/11/2015
Hiltron Completes DAB Distribution Uplink Project in Southern Germany

Hiltron has completed a project on behalf a major broadcaster in southern Germany for the provision of two satellite uplink stations. These have been integrated in main and redundant roles as part of a nationwide expansion of the digital audio broadcasting network. 

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Hiltron to introduce MAF 1.4 metre autoseeking flyway into MEA markets at CABSAT 2014 Posted: 03/03/2014
Hiltron to introduce MAF 1.4 metre autoseeking flyway into MEA markets at CABSAT 2014

Hiltron Communications, Germany's leading satellite and wireless communications systems integrator, manufacturer and distributor, has chosen CABSAT 2014 for the Middle East & Africa market introduction of its new MAF 1.4 metre motorised flyaway antenna.

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Hiltron announces new MAF 1.4 metre compact motorised auto-acquisition flyaway Posted: 27/08/2013
Hiltron announces new MAF 1.4 metre compact motorised auto-acquisition flyaway

Hiltron will demonstrate the latest additions to its range of satellite communication products on stand B89 in Hall 4 at the IBC exhibition in the Amsterdam RAI Centre, 13-17 September 2013Tags: Hiltron GmbH | Hiltron Communications | turnkey satellite systems integrator | DVB MPEG DSNG systems | L Band and IF Band fibre-optic systems | DVB-T encoding and multiplexing headends | ATM/SDH/PDH/IP transport networks | DVB-S/S2 satellite uplinks | VSAT systems | TVRO systems | IPTV headend antenna systems | satcom redundancy-system controllers | fibre-optic and waveguide switches | remote monitoring and control systems | motorised antennas; satellite antenna de-ice controllers | L Band splitters and L Band matrices. | IBC 2013 | IBC 2013

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