Tag: broadband

Cannibalization or Growing the Pie?

Cannibalization or Growing the Pie?

The mood at last week’s Satellite 2016 conference was one of an industry heading towards a profound transformation. HTS is changing the rules of the game and only the fittest may survive. Capacity pricing was definitely the buzz word in all conversations, but the key question is: can the lower capacity pricing unleash enough demand […]

March 17, 2016 | By More
Study shows uptick in US broadband users without pay-TV service

Study shows uptick in US broadband users without pay-TV service

More broadband connected households in the United States are foregoing pay-TV services, a new study from Leichtman Research Group shows. LRG said the number of households that had a broadband service but didn’t subscribe to any pay-TV service increased 12.5% in 2013, after remaining essentially unchanged in 2011 and 2012. But the numbers are small, […]

October 2, 2013 | By | 5 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
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
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