Archive for July, 2014

OTT to surge beyond $10 billion in APAC by 2020

OTT to surge beyond $10 billion in APAC by 2020

Revenues for online TV and video delivered over fixed broadband networks in the Asia-Pacific region are forecast to exceed $10.1 billion in 2020, an increase of nearly 280% from the $2.68 billion recorded for the region in 2013. The biggest dollar growth will come from advertising, a new report from U.K. researcher Digital TV Research […]

July 31, 2014 | By More
Why & How Mobile Operators Embrace Satellite for Backhaul

Why & How Mobile Operators Embrace Satellite for Backhaul

Backhaul for mobile networks is critical to ensure speed and capacity as it relates to the transport of data and voice from distributed network sites to the network core. Traditionally mobile operators have not fully embraced satellite technology as a potential solution but now, thanks to a number of advancements in satellite technology, this is […]

July 31, 2014 | By More
Dave Rehbehn, Senior Director at Hughes Systems

Dave Rehbehn, Senior Director at Hughes Systems

SP: Please provide an overview of the Hughes high throughput satellite (HTS) network in North America: Technology, number of Ka-band HTS sites deployed, gateways, coverage and satellite system capacity (Gbps). Rehbehn: There are currently two Hughes-designed HTS satellites, both are Ka-band and operated by EchoStar: SPACEWAY® 3 and EchoStar XVII, with JUPITER™ high-throughput technology. Launched […]

July 31, 2014 | By More
Mexico’s OTT industry poised for massive growth as telecom dereg approved

Mexico’s OTT industry poised for massive growth as telecom dereg approved

Mexico’s president has signed a telecommunications deregulation bill that will open up the Mexican market, lower consumer prices and encourage competition in the region’s 2nd-largest economy. It also will spur new deployments of over-the-top video services. Mexico is looking to break open $30 billion a year market with a bevy of telecom reforms that President […]

July 30, 2014 | By More
The Mining Market: More Data = More Players

The Mining Market: More Data = More Players

More attention continues to be given to the mining industry, and for good reason.  With demand surging for smartphones, tablets, LCD screens, solar panels, and other electronics not only from markets such as the United States or Europe – but a growing middle class throughout China, India, and elsewhere.  As the demand for industrial metals […]

July 3, 2014 | By More