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Survey Analysis: ‘Near Future of Satellite Communications’

Survey Analysis: ‘Near Future of Satellite Communications’

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 […]

December 1, 2015 | By More
Mobile Wireless Dashboard

Mobile Wireless Dashboard

Ericsson released its 2013 Mobility Report with new insight and forecasts about the mobile wireless sector. The technology vendor regularly performs measurements and forecasts to support internal decisions and planning as well as market communication. Data and forecasts are generated using historical information from various sources and regional trend analysis; but one interesting aspect about […]

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Mobile Backhaul Savings Calculator

Mobile Backhaul Savings Calculator

The Mobile Market is experiencing solid growth in emerging countries. As an illustration, GSMA predicts the number of connections in Africa to jump from 620 Million in 2012 to 900 Million in 2015. Fierce competition between mobile operators as well as government and NGO initiatives encourage the development of mobile networks in underserved areas. In […]

November 11, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Spectrum Handbook

The Spectrum Handbook

The Spectrum Handbook 2013 is now available and downloadable from this post. As a primer and a reference manual on wireless spectrum issues, the Spectrum Handbook has three objectives: To serve as a primer for explaining the complex issues around the use of electromagnetic spectrum; To analyze, from both an economic and a legal perspective, the regulatory […]

July 30, 2013 | By | 197 Replies More
Calculate Bandwidth Savings with Sharper Roll-off Filters

Calculate Bandwidth Savings with Sharper Roll-off Filters

With advanced satellite modems closely approaching the limits of spectral efficiency and configuration flexibility, industry efforts have more recently focused on reducing the transmit and receive filter roll-off factor (carrier spacing) by as much as possible without impacting modems error correction capability.  The combination of shaper roll-off filters and advanced FEC coding (like granular LDPC) […]

June 4, 2013 | By | 2,180 Replies More
DVB-S2 Calculator with S2 Extensions

DVB-S2 Calculator with S2 Extensions

Newtec has launched a beta version of its next generation DVB-S2 calculator, which -among other additions- includes useful options for DVB-S2 “extensions”. The new DVB-S2 calculator is an Excel-based tool that gives an overview of the performance data and input for link budgets when using DVB-S and DVB-S2 modulation over satellite. DVB-S2 S2 Extensions are […]

April 23, 2013 | By | 1,440 Replies More