Tag: LEO-HTS

Survey Analysis: ‘Near Future of Satellite Communications’

Survey Analysis: ‘Near Future of Satellite Communications’

What people working in the industry think Although there are lots of facts and figures based research reports available, predicting and analyzing what the dawns of coming years look like for our industry. These reports can be pinpointed accurate in their forecasts, but what our colleagues working in the industry think can differ, totally based […]

December 1, 2015 | By More
Cliff Anders, Chairman & Founder at LeoSat, LLC

Cliff Anders, Chairman & Founder at LeoSat, LLC

SP: Please provide a summary of your professional background and current responsibilities at LeoSat. What drove you and Phil Marlar to fund LeoSat? Anders: Phil and I spent many years working with Schlumberger in several different capacities. I was in R&D and then senior management of technology teams. Most projects I worked on involved data […]

September 9, 2015 | By More
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
GEO-HTS is here today but…Is LEO-HTS the future?

GEO-HTS is here today but…Is LEO-HTS the future?

LEO satellites have seen at least four separate ventures announced, and surely many more filings made, over the past two years. In an industry that is always at the “cusp” of something and perpetually ripe for a “paradigm shift” NSR has adopted a cautiously optimistic stand to LEO constellations. This time around, the entry of […]

January 20, 2015 | By More
They´re Heeeere! Are Constellations a Ghost from the Past?

They´re Heeeere! Are Constellations a Ghost from the Past?

The flurry of announcements and many projects under the radar to build and launch communications satellite constellations is hitting a fever pitch.  This level of activity is unseen since the heydays of the late 1990s when dozens of projects with prefixes such as Sky-, Tele-, Astro-, or Star- were announced.  Today, most of them are […]

September 9, 2014 | By More
The Motivations Behind Google´s Satellite Program

The Motivations Behind Google´s Satellite Program

Google´s low earth orbit high throughput (LEO-HTS) satellite program has undoubtedly become the most discussed topic in the satellite industry and with reason: Google is no longer considered a leading Internet player but essentially an ecosystem disruptor. For the often over-conservative satellite industry, used to the “linear” thinking of the transport business, it could be […]

June 18, 2014 | By More