Tag: satellite broadband

Internet of Things: Prime Time for Satellite?

Internet of Things: Prime Time for Satellite?

The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to make headlines, with enormous numbers of devices poised to go online in the coming years. Huge predictions dominate, for example with Cisco forecasting that by 2020, there will be an estimated 50 billion Internet connected devices worldwide, including computers, smart phones, tablets, as well as the traditional corporate […]

February 19, 2015 | By More
A Look at the LATAM Satellite Market and What to Expect Next

A Look at the LATAM Satellite Market and What to Expect Next

Latin America was marked by a number of events and trends in 2014, which hint at gradual shifts for the satellite services ecosystem; and offer more visibility as to what to expect in 2015 and beyond. For starters, 2014 could be considered a pivotal year for satellite broadcasting as a result of the first transmission […]

November 28, 2014 | By More
Mauricio Segovia, CEO, Axesat

Mauricio Segovia, CEO, Axesat

SP: For those not yet familiar with Axesat, please provide a high level description of the company including origins, current services, markets addressed and countries where Axesat operates. Segovia: Axesat was created in 2003.  This year we celebrate our 12th year of operations.  We provide telecommunications satellite solutions for enterprise customers who use our services for […]

August 29, 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
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
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