Archive for February, 2014

What to Look for at Satellite 2014: The Debate about HTS Business Models

What to Look for at Satellite 2014: The Debate about HTS Business Models

High Throughput Satellites (HTS) is undoubtedly one of the industry’s hottest topics, no longer confined to a few geographies. As HTS “globalizes,” new questions arise such as how platforms will tend to evolve worldwide; what challenges and opportunities are expected from the emergence of empowering service architectures; and the business models and technologies behind them. With […]

February 24, 2014 | By More
HTS and MEO-HTS Capacity Drive New Markets

HTS and MEO-HTS Capacity Drive New Markets

One of the biggest concerns in the satellite industry today is that new HTS and MEO-HTS (i.e. O3b Networks) capacity will severely undercut existing FSS C- and Ku-band transponder demand for a gamut of broadband satellite markets. Already numerous operators are claiming severe price pressure on satellite capacity in different parts of the world and […]

February 21, 2014 | By More
Ralf Kierspel – Senior Manager, SES Broadband Services

Ralf Kierspel – Senior Manager, SES Broadband Services

SES Broadband Services (SBBS) deploys its ‘Astra Connect for communities’ satellite broadband service to 15 German villages located in several regions of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (North East Germany) and villages in the South West of Germany. We spoke to Ralf Kierspel, Senior Manager of SBBS to find out more about these exciting projects.   Roost: Why was Germany […]

February 21, 2014 | By More
David Koblinski – VP de Marketing y Desarrollos de Negocios, Datum Systems

David Koblinski – VP de Marketing y Desarrollos de Negocios, Datum Systems

SP: Para los lectores de SatcomPost aún no familiarizados con Datum Systems, por favor danos una descripción general de Datum, mercados que apunta, principales productos y diferenciadores clave. Koblinski: Datum Systems está ubicada en el corazón del Valle del Silicio en California y ha fabricado los modems satelitales de mayor rendimiento y confiabilidad de la […]

February 20, 2014 | By More
EUMETSAT: Ayudando a Soportar la Tormenta, Llueva o Truene

EUMETSAT: Ayudando a Soportar la Tormenta, Llueva o Truene

Todos los datos meteorológicos satelitales de Europa son generados por EUMETSAT, una organización inter-gubernamental fundada en 1986. La agencia Europea satelital para monitoreo del tiempo, clima y el medio ambiente ayuda a gobiernos y decisores en mejorar y salvaguardar a diario la vida de cuidadanos europeos, las 24 horas del día, 365 días al año. Lothar […]

February 20, 2014 | By More
Aplaudiendo los Cambios Propuestos en Servicios Satelitales Comerciales para Defensa

Aplaudiendo los Cambios Propuestos en Servicios Satelitales Comerciales para Defensa

El diputado estadounidense Mike Rogers quien es Chairman de “House Armed Services Strategic Forces Subcommittee”, brindó una alentadora perspectiva en cuanto a cómo los militares de EEUU deberían cambiar la forma en que compran servicios satelitales comerciales. En una reciente nota de Space News el diputado Rogers resaltó como los actuales procesos de compra son demasiado caros, […]

February 20, 2014 | By More