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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 […]

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GVF High Throughput Satellites – The London Roundtable ‘The Game Changer in Action’

GVF High Throughput Satellites – The London Roundtable ‘The Game Changer in Action’

Last week GVF and Event Management Partners (EMP) hosted another in the Partnership’s series of High Throughput Satellite (HTS) Roundtables, this time in London. The Roundtable looked at a wide range of issues pertaining to the technology advances supporting, and the massive growth opportunities in the market for, satellite-based broadband solutions. The Roundtable opened with […]

December 10, 2013 | By More
David Hartshorn, Secretary General, the Global VSAT Forum (GVF)

David Hartshorn, Secretary General, the Global VSAT Forum (GVF)

SP: Please provide a high level overview of the Global VSAT Forum (GVF): Mission and goals, presence, current undertakings. Hartshorn: The Global VSAT Forum is a non-profit, international industry association, which was established to represent the interests of VSAT system and service providers, as well as end users. Since its inception, GVF has become the single […]

December 6, 2013 | By More
Marzio Laurenti, CEO Telespazio Brazil

Marzio Laurenti, CEO Telespazio Brazil

SP: Telespazio is a large international organization focused on many satellite and space-related areas in several countries. Please describe the main areas of focus of Telespazio globally and in Brazil in particular. Laurenti: Telespazio has 4 business units: Network & Connectivity; Geo Information; Satellite Operations; Satellite System and Applications (SSA). These Business Units are covering all space service […]

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Intelsat EpicNG – A High Throughput Satellite Teach-In

Intelsat EpicNG – A High Throughput Satellite Teach-In

Earlier this year, I had the privilege of joining my colleague, Intelsat EVP and CTO Thierry Guillemin, in conducting a “teach-in” about high throughput satellite (HTS) technology at SATELLITE 2013 in Washington, D.C. In the session, we discussed the many technical and commercial considerations involved in choosing any HTS design, and how the choice of […]

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Always a Bigger Fish in Maritime Satcom

Always a Bigger Fish in Maritime Satcom

In another win against MTN Satellite Communications, Carnival Cruise Line recently awarded their global communications contract to Harris-CapRock.  Combined with Royal Caribbean, Harris-CapRock will soon provide the offshore communications to a majority of cruise passengers worldwide.  But, what does this mean for the macro maritime market – Is this the beginning of the end of specialized […]

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