ANALYSIS

VSAT 2.0: The Next Wave of Innovation

VSAT 2.0: The Next Wave of Innovation

The satellite industry has a long and fruitful innovation record, mainly focused on one particular aspect: Maximize use of the scarce satellite spectrum resource. The high cost of satellite spectrum -relative to terrestrial bandwidth – has undoubtedly modulated the evolution of VSAT systems for the past 30 years, with developments accentuated after the introduction of […]

February 12, 2016 | By More

INTERVIEWS

Cliff Anders, Chairman & Founder at LeoSat, LLC

Cliff Anders, Chairman & Founder at LeoSat, LLC

SP: Please provide a summary of your professional background and current responsibilities at LeoSat. What drove you and Phil Marlar to fund LeoSat? Anders: Phil and I spent many years working with Schlumberger in several different capacities. I was in R&D and then senior management of technology teams. Most projects I worked on involved data […]

September 9, 2015 | By More

COLUMNS

Report: Netflix plans $1.2B spend to produce local content in select foreign markets

Report: Netflix plans $1.2B spend to produce local content in select foreign markets

Netflix, seeking to cement its toehold in its rapidly expanding international market, is expected to spend as much as $1.2 billion on original content in the United Kingdom, France, Italy and Spain, according to published reports. The company has publicly said it plans to spend $5 billion on content production and acquisition in 2016. Researcher […]

February 11, 2016 | By More

NSR Research

Cannibalization or Growing the Pie?

Cannibalization or Growing the Pie?

The mood at last week’s Satellite 2016 conference was one of an industry heading towards a profound transformation. HTS is changing the rules of the game and only the fittest may survive. Capacity pricing was definitely the buzz word in all conversations, but the key question is: can the lower capacity pricing unleash enough demand […]

March 17, 2016 | By More

SPONSORED

iDirect Integrates Sevis 2G/3G Optimization Solution with New EC Series of Satellite Remotes

iDirect Integrates Sevis 2G/3G Optimization Solution with New EC Series of Satellite Remotes

One-box solution optimizes 2G and 3G IP traffic to cost-effectively connect remote and rural locations HERNDON, Va. – VT iDirect, Inc. (iDirect), a company of Vision Technologies Systems, Inc. (VT Systems), today announced Sevis’ 2G/3G Intelligent Backhaul Optimization as a supported application to run on the iDirect embedded computing (EC) series of satellite remotes. This […]

March 4, 2016 | By More

TOOLS

Survey Analysis: ‘Near Future of Satellite Communications’

Survey Analysis: ‘Near Future of Satellite Communications’

What people working in the industry think Although there are lots of facts and figures based research reports available, predicting and analyzing what the dawns of coming years look like for our industry. These reports can be pinpointed accurate in their forecasts, but what our colleagues working in the industry think can differ, totally based […]

December 1, 2015 | By More

Other Recent Posts

Polar Markets are Calling

Polar Markets are Calling

One head-turner relating to Polar markets were comments by LeoSat in 2015 about their Polar aspirations, a business plan analyzed by NSR in our previous Polar bottom line post. However one of the more interesting discoveries of the Polar Regions is the significant Polar FSS demand coming from Legacy Telephony & Carrier applications and the […]

February 12, 2016 | By More
New Records, New Exhibitors, New Format, New Venue – Space Tech Expo Launches in Pasadena, CA, May 24-26, 2016

New Records, New Exhibitors, New Format, New Venue – Space Tech Expo Launches in Pasadena, CA, May 24-26, 2016

February 8, 2016, Pasadena, CA – A new year brings new change, focus and even greater expectations, as Space Tech Expo – co-located with Aerospace Electrical Systems Expo – continues to expand in scope, as well as exhibitor and attendee numbers. With many new exhibitors welcomed, including: BAE Systems, AeroVironment, NASA AFRC and JPL, January […]

February 8, 2016 | By More
It’s Official, 2015 a Banner Year for Datum Systems

It’s Official, 2015 a Banner Year for Datum Systems

February 8, 2016 – San Jose, CA – Datum Systems, a privately-held innovator in advanced satellite modems, today announced that 2015 was a record year, with an annual revenue growth of 28%, largely attributed to ramp-up sales of its M7 modular satellite modem platform. “While some players in our industry might have experienced flat or […]

February 8, 2016 | By More