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Kymeta’s Nathan Kundtz leaves CEO post

Kymeta Corp., the antenna company backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says that CEO Nathan Kundtz will be leaving his post next month to make room for an executive who’ll be focused on the startup’s next stage of evolution. Marc … Continue reading

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Microsoft and Kymeta show off connected cars

REDMOND, Wash. — The vehicles sitting in the parking lot here at the headquarters of Kymeta Corp., a flat-panel antenna startup backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, are a car fan’s dream. But Microsoft’s Scott Montgomery says you have to look under … Continue reading

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Kymeta unveils portable satellite terminal

Redmond, Wash.-based Kymeta Corp., the communications company backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, says it’s starting to roll out a ruggedized portable terminal that’s designed to be set up for satellite links within four minutes. “Commercial and government customers have shown … Continue reading

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Connected car comes home after 7,000-mile trek

REDMOND, Wash. — Kymeta Corp.’s Toyota RAV4 sport utility vehicle and the flat-panel satellite antenna on its roof are back at the company’s headquarters after a 7,000-mile test drive across America, and few people are more relieved than Benjamin Ash. “I’ve … Continue reading

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Kymeta’s pizza-box antennas pass tests at sea

An artist’s concept shows the bridge of the White Rose of Drachs before and after installation of Kymeta’s antennas. The antenna visible in the right image replaces the antenna domes visible in the left image. (Kymeta / e3 Illustration) Kymeta … Continue reading

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Kymeta wins FCC’s OK for pizza-box antennas

Kymeta Corp., the flat-panel antenna startup backed by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, has won key approvals from the Federal Communications Commission and its British counterpart for thousands of satellite antennas and the terminals to go with them. Until now, the … Continue reading

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Kymeta picks e3 to distribute yacht antennas

Redmond, Wash.-based Kymeta says a Spanish company known as e3 Systems will be its exclusive global distribution partner for flat-panel satellite antennas designed for the yacht market. Sea trials of the antennas began on superyachts last month and will continue over … Continue reading

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