Tag: c band

Downfall of an Empire

Downfall of an Empire

“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 […]

September 9, 2015 | By More
Key Takeaways from VSAT Latin America 2014

Key Takeaways from VSAT Latin America 2014

I had the opportunity to participate in the second VSAT Latin America event in Sao Paulo, Brazil so I thought it would be a good idea to share my takeaways from the event. VSAT Latin America 2014 was organized by Informa Telecoms with the collaboration of Comsys and GVF and sponsored by leading satellite operators […]

May 15, 2014 | By More
VSAT Latin America to examine the challenges and opportunities for VSAT services in Latin America

VSAT Latin America to examine the challenges and opportunities for VSAT services in Latin America

Informa Telecoms & Media in partnership with telecommunications consultancy company, COMSYS, have announced the agenda for the second annual VSAT Latin America event, taking place from the 29-30 April 2014 at the Amcham Business Center in São Paulo, Brazil. Following the incredibly successful launch last year, this year’s show is expected to attract hundreds of […]

March 27, 2014 | By More
OU-TV or Contribution… The Business of Pre-planning for Breaking News

OU-TV or Contribution… The Business of Pre-planning for Breaking News

With news broadcasts splitting their time between the two major breaking news events – the situation in Crimea, and the search for flight MH370, the business of moving news reporting from one corner of the globe to another is in full swing.  Leveraging a combination of satellite and terrestrial assets, news networks continue to dig-deep […]

March 25, 2014 | By More
HTS and MEO-HTS Capacity Drive New Markets

HTS and MEO-HTS Capacity Drive New Markets

One of the biggest concerns in the satellite industry today is that new HTS and MEO-HTS (i.e. O3b Networks) capacity will severely undercut existing FSS C- and Ku-band transponder demand for a gamut of broadband satellite markets. Already numerous operators are claiming severe price pressure on satellite capacity in different parts of the world and […]

February 21, 2014 | By More
HTS revenues easily offset any FSS C/Ku losses

HTS revenues easily offset any FSS C/Ku losses

Concern has been raised throughout the satellite industry that the vast amount of new HTS supply coming to market, forecasted by NSR to increase by 1.5 Tbps by 2022, will swamp existing C- and Ku-band transponder demand leading to a global drop in C/Ku pricing and negatively impacting revenues for legacy FSS services. NSR does not […]

January 6, 2014 | By More