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The Year in HTS: Market Debates and Program Debuts

The Year in HTS: Market Debates and Program Debuts

As we begin looking ahead to 2015, I cannot help but first look back at the major progress that has been made on the High Throughput Satellite (HTS) front during 2014. These past 12 months have been particularly enlightening for me, as I’ve had the opportunity to engage in some thorough and thought-provoking dialogue with […]

December 5, 2014 | By More
Our Industry Depends on Developing Future Space Leaders

Our Industry Depends on Developing Future Space Leaders

Space Station food packaging, lasers for satellite communications and earth-bound applications of space technology were just a few of the topics mentioned at Future Space 2014, a conference sponsored by the Future Space Leaders Foundation. Given the low graduation rates in science technology, engineering and math (STEM), non-profit organizations such as the Future Space Leaders […]

August 25, 2014 | By More
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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Next Generation Systems Will Redefine Spectrum Band Debate

Next Generation Systems Will Redefine Spectrum Band Debate

A recent article in C4ISR Journal is complete in that it highlights both the pros and cons associated with the L-, Ku- and Ka frequency bands commonly used in satellite communications.  The article includes the observation that Ka-band for the military market won’t be “supplanting Ku any time soon. The Ka geographic coverage will be […]

October 2, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
VSAT 2013 to examine developments in next generation VSAT technologies and applications

VSAT 2013 to examine developments in next generation VSAT technologies and applications

Informa Telecoms & Media in partnership with telecommunications consultancy company, COMSYS, have announced the agenda for the 15th Annual VSAT 2013 event, taking place from the 18-20 September 2013 at the NH Grand Krasnapolsky Hotel, Amsterdam. Directly following IBC, the show is expected to attract hundreds of VSAT professionals from across the globe for three […]

August 7, 2013 | By | 163 Replies More
Satellite Backhaul Moves to 3G

Satellite Backhaul Moves to 3G

The year 2012 and through the second quarter of 2013 saw 3G installations outpace the installed base of 2G and 2.5G wireless backhaul via satellite equipment.  The move was led by Mobility Platforms where commercial airlines, passenger vessels and cruise ships deployed such services to support the needs of high-paying customers. Over 13,000 units are […]

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