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 […]
Author Archive: Muhammad Furqan
Muhammad Furqan has been working in Satellite Communication industry for more than 6 years in large scale multinational & government organizations in complex multi-vendor networks for different customers. Major focus of his expertise was 'Cellular Backhauling'. He also looked over multiple projects for multiple clients including Cellular Operators, Broadcasters, ISP's & banks. He designed & implemented multiple customized solutions for different customers with bandwidth optimization for reduced costs. He also managed 24x7 operations teams, customer accounts & served as point of contact for Satellite Operators & vendors. He has traveled to different parts of the world making useful contacts in the industry. Recently relocated to Australia and looking for new challenges.
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 […]
Earthquake on Oct 26, 2015 may not be as deadly as the Oct 08, 2005 tremors, in almost the same region which left nearly 80,000 dead. Telecommunication for disaster management, in the area which hosts the three highest mountain ranges in the world; Hindukush, Karakorum and Himalaya, was one of the biggest challenge. Aftershocks, landslides, […]
“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 […]
As discussed in a previous article; Ring Computing will be an independent Extra Terrestrial Network, born to communicate. Although it is just a concept at this point, sooner or later this will become inevitable. It will not be a just another innovation in Satcom advancement but will serve the purpose of a stable backup network […]
Soon there will be mining expeditions on Mars and the Periodic Table may expand to add newly discovered elements. Human presence on the Red Planet may not be ruled out yet but initially remotely controlled robots will perform the tasks. Billions of dollars investments from Multinational mining, power and fuel companies will make this venture […]