Maintenance and installation of the systems are mostly done at Thales operation at the Orlando International Airport.
Problem: TV Station requires mobile solution for mobile broadcasting to replace their Mobile TV Station.The solution should be portable, battery powered, and provide Standard Definition Video and Audio feed to the central TV Office in digital format.Both properties are owned by the Orlando-Melbourne International Airport.The company's In Flyt sector currently in Florida breaks down currently to 240 in Melbourne and 190 in Orlando.Thales Group, a French multinational aerospace and defense company with an operation in Melbourne, announced Monday plans to hire 327 new employees in Brevard County and 173 in Orlando.
The Melbourne expansion also includes Thales moving from its current location at 700 Babcock Street in Melbourne to 1110 W Hibiscus Ave., the building previously occupied by DRS Tactical Systems.
"The addition of Continental Airlines to the Live TV - Via Sat Ka-band service network further validates the value of real in-flight broadband," said , Chairman and CEO of Via Sat.
"We believe our unique in-flight broadband offering will enable the most compelling passenger experience while delivering economics that work for our customers.
Known for the past several months as "Project Marathon," the new Thales jobs are expected to pay an average of ,356.
The Economic Development Commission of Florida's Space Coast estimates those jobs would lead to 370 spinoff jobs.
The uplink is using 3G or Wi Fi 802.11n/b/g/a high-capacity mobile interface with 600kpbs uplink data stream.