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Newsletter October 2011

IQ - INNOVATION QUOTIENT

Space Hellas wins ESA study contract

Following a competitive international tender process, Space Hellas has been awarded a 300,000 Euros contract by the European Space Agency (ESA).

The purpose of the contract is to study the “Role of Satellite in Future Internet Services” (Project Acronym: “φSAT”).

Space Hellas will act as prime contractor for the study and will be supported by Thales Alenia Space based in Toulouse, France, and the Mobile Multimedia Lab within the Athens University of Economics and Business based in Athens, Greece.

The objective of φSAT project is to study in depth and propose new innovative architectures and integration scenarios of satellite and terrestrial networks within the Future Internet. Notably, φSAT is the first ambitious research effort funded worldwide in this direction and is expected to greatly expand the capabilities of traditional satellite networks with its innovative results.

Space Hellas is actively involved in R&D activities, both at European and national level, with many successful projects as well as an international network of partnerships in industry and academia.

Space Hellas is a leading system integrator and value-added service, application and solution provider in the areas of ICT and Security for the enterprise, government and defense sectors, certified according to ISO 9001:2008 and ISO/IEC 27001:2005 standards for its quality and information security management systems respectively. The primary activities of Space Hellas include:
• Design and implementation of wired and wireless communication networks
• Design and implementation of IT solutions and data storage systems
• Development and provision of IT and physical security solutions
• Provision of IP telephony and audio/video conferencing solutions
• Development and provision of telematics applications
• Implementation of specialised solutions for telecom providers
• Infrastructure solutions and services
• Provision of consultancy services and state-of-the-art technical support
• Provision of training and know-how transfer services

Additionally, Space Hellas is a provider of Integrated Telecommunication Services as well as global and domestic interconnection services to multinational and national enterprises, and to private and government organisations. Our customer base includes some of the largest private sector companies, banks, industries, chains of retail stores, telecommunications providers, ministries and other public sector organisations in Greece, as well as the National Armed Forces.