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SMi MilSatCom USA 2020  Satellite Communications Technology

Advantech announces technology and distribution partnership with TXMission

(20 February 2020 - Advantech) Advantech Wireless Technologies has signed a sales and distribution agreement with the California and Watford, England based TXMission, a designer and manufacturer of high performance SmallSat modems for the New Space Industry.

The companies will together develop a comprehensive suite of SmallSat, Airborne and Comms-On-The-Move (COTM) communication products for markets requiring versatile, extremely low size, weight and power (SWaP) products that provide leading-edge performance. The range of fully integrated SmallSat and UAV/Airborne products to be developed will include advanced RF transceivers, multi-gigabit modems for onboard and ground segment applications, low SWaP satellite terminals, antennas, network management systems and 5G technology solutions.

John Restivo, President of Advantech Wireless Technologies is pleased to announce the partnership with TXMission, a professional off-the-shelf, end-to-end satellite communications company. “Advantech plans to integrate our microwave RF technology with the TXMission modem, resulting in a system level solution that will work across multiple Satcom markets. We are certain this relationship will present new opportunities for Advantech.”

Steve McHugh, Chairman of TXMission, stated “This is an exciting development that combines our unique SDR technology with Advantech’s renowned RF capabilities.”

About TXMission

TXMission is a New Space company that has developed an advanced Software Defined Radio (SDR), compatible ground equipment and network management systems for the SmallSat and airborne communications markets.

About Advantech

Advantech is a leading wireless broadband communications solution provider for commercial, critical infrastructure and government and military customers. Our smarter solutions give clients the freedom to reach further, achieve reliable connectivity anywhere in the world, and accomplish critical missions of global significance. We design turnkey terrestrial and satellite communications solutions that maximize performance and minimize operational costs, all with uncompromising quality. Our customized approach, award-winning R&D and innovative engineering empowers our customers to achieve excellence in communication, while reducing their capital and operating expenditures.