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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
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
Backhaul Offload & Overflow – Birth of a Satcom Killer App

Backhaul Offload & Overflow – Birth of a Satcom Killer App

The satellite industry is known for its flexibility and adaptability; reason why satcom is often used in different ways for filling in gaps left by lack of readily available terrestrial alternatives. Yet, there are also times when market disruptions coupled with creative technology foster uses with wide appeal and impact on the larger telecom space. […]

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