Archive for September, 2015

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
Downfall of an Empire

Downfall of an Empire

“Can the stepping in of tech giants and new startups in the industry prove to be lethal for traditional players?”   Latency is not the only factor behind the shifting of the satellite communication paradigm to LEO from well-established GEO networks. The more than half a century old GEO Satcoms industry has not substantially upgraded […]

September 9, 2015 | By More
More than 50% of consumers 12+ rent or buy digital movies, TV

More than 50% of consumers 12+ rent or buy digital movies, TV

More than half of all U.S. consumers aged 12 and above bought or rented movies or TV shows digitally in the past six months, a new report says. And, said Nielsen’s Home Entertainment Trends Report, consumers say that more of their digital viewing time is happening with subscription video services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon […]

September 3, 2015 | By More
DTH CDN – Time to start thinking outside the (set-top) box

DTH CDN – Time to start thinking outside the (set-top) box

I recently participated at VSAT Latin America 2015 where High Throughput Satellites (HTS) was, naturally, the core discussion topic. During one of the interactive panels Mauro Wajnberg, General Manager at Telesat Brazil, raised a good point concerning the expectations that the industry may be building around the delivery of bandwidth-hungry OTT video (i.e. Netflix) over […]

September 3, 2015 | By More