SpaceX successfully launches Hispasat 30W-6; FreedomPop to partner with Prudential; and Triton Digital renews relationship with Beasley Media Group.
SpaceX successfully launched a Spanish communications satellite at 12:33 a.m. EST from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on March 6, Space reports. This was the 50th flight of the company's workhorse Falcon 9 rocket, and the Hispasat 30W-6 satellite marks the largest geostationary satellite SpaceX has flown.
FreedomPop, the mobile communications startup, announced a partnership with Prudential, Techcrunch reports. The company is licensing its customer conversion platform to Prudential, which plans to use it to up-sell existing customers to more of its financial services products.
Triton Digital, which provides digital audio streaming and advertising services to radio and other broadcasters, said it has renewed and expanded a relationship it has with Beasley Media Group, according to Businesswire. Beasley Media Group operates 45 FM stations and 18 AM stations across 15 markets, and will continue to use Triton's audio streaming network along with Triton's Webcast metrics services, Tap Ad Server, and its podcast creation and editing software, Omny Studio.