New Sirius XM Radio, Globalstar, Tandberg and DIRECTV

Sirius XM and Pioneer Electronics on Thursday unveiled the XMp3 wearable satellite radio and MP3 player. The XMp3 is a light and compact wearable live satellite radio with multi-channel recording capability --- Globalstar signed an agreement with Ericsson Federal, a provider of technology and services to telecom operators. Under the $22.7 million contract,

Ericsson will work with Globalstar to develop, implement and maintain a ground interface or core network system that will be installed at the sat phone company's gateway ground stations --- Tandberg Television said DIRECTV has selected its MPEG-4 AVC HD encoding solutions for its local high-def channel expansion.