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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
Dave Rehbehn, Senior Director at Hughes Systems

Dave Rehbehn, Senior Director at Hughes Systems

SP: Please provide an overview of the Hughes high throughput satellite (HTS) network in North America: Technology, number of Ka-band HTS sites deployed, gateways, coverage and satellite system capacity (Gbps). Rehbehn: There are currently two Hughes-designed HTS satellites, both are Ka-band and operated by EchoStar: SPACEWAY® 3 and EchoStar XVII, with JUPITER™ high-throughput technology. Launched […]

July 31, 2014 | 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
Key Trends Shaping HTS Platforms in Latin America

Key Trends Shaping HTS Platforms in Latin America

Latin America is at the early stages of what is poised to become a very dynamic and competitive high throughput satellite (HTS) marketplace. Key trends shaping HTS uses in Latin America include: Residential Broadband:  The number onepriority in this segment is achieving the lowest possible operational cost per bit on the satellite. This usually pushesHTS […]

March 7, 2014 | By More