INTERVIEWS

Serge Van Herck, CEO Newtec

Serge Van Herck, CEO Newtec

SP: Newtec is a highly relevant satcom technology player with products that span all major satellite core areas: from broadcast TV to IP trunking and HTS (High Throughput Satellites). At a high level, please provide an overview of Newtec´s core product segments, markets addressed, and key differentiators. Van Herck: Since its creation at the heart of […]

October 21, 2013 | By | 10 Replies More
Omar Trujillo VP-Africa & Latin America, O3B Networks

Omar Trujillo VP-Africa & Latin America, O3B Networks

O3B Highlights: At a high level, please describe O3B´s value proposition and the key differentiators when compared to FSS players, both conventional (Ku-band, C-band) and HTS (ka-band, ku-band) Trujillo: O3b’s value proposition is providing low latency, high throughput satellite broadband connectivity at the most cost effective price. Commercial Operation SP: The first four satellites were […]

September 9, 2013 | By | 11 Replies More
Vinay Purohit, CTO Alcatel-Lucent Ventures

Vinay Purohit, CTO Alcatel-Lucent Ventures

SP: Alcatel Lucent showcased multi-carrier bandwidth virtualization technology at Satellite 2013. Please explain the rationale behind this development and the general characteristics of this new technology Purohit: Effective use of transponder bandwidth and being able to satisfy customer requests even when contiguous blocks of the desired bandwidth are not available were the key initial drivers. […]

August 2, 2013 | By | 193 Replies More
Pedro Planas, CTO @ Telefonica Media Networks: Ka Band HTS

Pedro Planas, CTO @ Telefonica Media Networks: Ka Band HTS

SP: Media Networks has already selected a vendor for its baseband Ka-band platform. What were the main considerations behind the decision? Planas: To select our technology vendor we used a comparison matrix with over 20 attributes. Among other key aspects, we evaluated uplink and downlink bits/Hertz, power consumption, space requirement and experience with VSAT solutions […]

July 4, 2013 | By | 893 Replies More
Emiliano Kargieman, CEO @ Satellogic

Emiliano Kargieman, CEO @ Satellogic

On April 26th, 2013 Argentina put its first nano-satellite into orbit. It is a development by Satellogic in collaboration with INVAP, which acted as the project incubator, and financed by Argentina´s Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation and private investors. The satellite´s technical denomination is CUBEBUG-1, although it was named “Capitán Beto” in honor of Argentine […]

June 5, 2013 | By | 491 Replies More
Alessandro Caranci, B2B Commercial Director @ Eutelsat Broadband

Alessandro Caranci, B2B Commercial Director @ Eutelsat Broadband

Eutelsat KA-SAT network – please provide an overview of the Skylogic /Eutelsat ka-band high throughout satellite network: KA-SAT satellite: capacity in GBps, coverage. Ground network: gateways, terrestrial interconnect, etc. Distributors: number, countries. Subscribers: number, type (consumer, enterprise/gov). Caranci: KA-SAT provides over 90 Gbps of aggregate (in/out) bandwidth with coverage over Europe, North Africa and a […]

May 9, 2013 | By | 3,657 Replies More