Patrick French

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Patrick French is Head of Business Development, Asia Pacific at INTELSAT. Prior to joining INTELSAT in early 2014, Patrick was the lead author for NSR’s annual studies Global Assessment of Satellite Demand and Broadband Satellite Markets. He has sought to expand NSR’s coverage of the satellite industry into areas such commercial satellite supply and demand modeling, video distribution and contribution, DTH, telephony and narrowband VSAT networks. In addition, he has undertaken client specific projects in diverse satellite applications and intends to broaden NSR coverage of the European satellite industry. From 1990 to 1999, Mr. French was a staff member of the International Space University (ISU), first in Cambridge, Massachusetts and then 6½ years at ISU’s Central Campus located in Strasbourg, France. Mr. French held numerous positions within ISU organizing conferences, short courses, and workshops. In parallel, he was responsible for managing the development of the new ISU Central Campus facilities that were completed in mid-2003. Following his work at ISU, Mr. French joined Frost & Sullivan where he rapidly advanced to the position of Strategic Analyst for the Satellite Communications group. While at Frost & Sullivan, Mr. French authored eight studies, led numerous consulting projects, and tracked other diverse markets such as satellite television, launch services, emerging satellite applications and content delivery networks. Mr. French holds a Bachelors of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Boston University and attended the 1999 ISU Summer Session in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. He is fluent in French.

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Проверка MPEG-2 и MPEG-4 в реальных условиях по регионам

Проверка MPEG-2 и MPEG-4 в реальных условиях по регионам

Спутниковая промышленность пытается представить, как и насколько быстро наступит удивительное будущее, в котором через емкость спутниковых транспондеров передаются огромные  потоки ТВ каналов. В связи с этим, в последние месяцы большое внимание привлекают UltraHDTV и HEVC кодирование. Это действительно заслуживает внимания, не смотря на то, что по мнению NSR индустрия нуждается в проверке в реальных условиях […]

January 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
La Realidad de MPEG-2 y MPEG-4 – Por Región

La Realidad de MPEG-2 y MPEG-4 – Por Región

La TV de ultra-alta definición, o UltraHD y la codificación HEVC han recibido mucha atención en los últimos meses en la medida que la industria satelital trata de comprender cómo y cuan rápido llegaremos a este excitante futuro de transportar gordos canales a través de transpondedores satelitales.  Es sin duda un tema digno de prestarle […]

November 26, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Reality Check on MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 -by Region

Reality Check on MPEG-2 and MPEG-4 -by Region

UltraHD TV and HEVC encoding have been getting a lot of attention in recent months as the satellite industry tries to understand how, and how fast, we will get to this exciting new future of carrying big fat channels over satellite transponder capacity. It is indeed a subject worthy of attention, nevertheless it is NSR’s […]

November 18, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Produciendo Subscriptores de Banda Ancha Satelital

Produciendo Subscriptores de Banda Ancha Satelital

Los resultados del 2012 están disponibles, y resulta ser que, a pesar de (por momentos) excesivas expectativas de la industria, el mercado de banda ancha satelital comienza a ver los frutos de moverse hacia plataformas HTS de alta capacidad. Al final del año pasado las tres servicios más conocidos impulsados por servicios de banda ancha […]

March 18, 2013 | By | 690 Replies More
Grinding Out Broadband Access Subscribers

Grinding Out Broadband Access Subscribers

The end of year 2012 results are in, and it turns out that despite some excessive industry expectations at times, the satellite broadband access market is beginning to see the payoff of moving to the next generation of very high capacity HTS. As of the end of last year, all three of the best known […]

March 18, 2013 | By | 1,650 Replies More
Es Rusia la Próxima Gran Apuesta de Banda Ancha Satelital?

Es Rusia la Próxima Gran Apuesta de Banda Ancha Satelital?

El foco de la industria en servicios de banda ancha satelital ha progresivamente cambiado en los últimos años. Norteamérica, Europa Occidental, Asia, Australia, Latinoamérica, Medio Oriente y Africa han todos sido en algún momento clasificados como “la próxima gran apuesta” para banda ancha satelital y satélites de alto throughput (HTS). Y ahora, la industria está […]

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