SatTV Week – 5th December 2014

Richard Hooper looks at the problems of connecting remote islands in the Asia-Pacific and why satellite is the only real answer – particularly if cost is a real issue. Photos courtesy of O3b Networks and Shutterstock. Video footage courtesy of RajaAmpatDivers, Pulau Pef and Oceanic Broadband

SatTV Week – 28th November 2014

SatTV Week takes a look at the week’s industry announcements, including Arianespace’s build up for the next launch, Thuraya’s SOS function for XT handset users, and MSC Cruises ship comms upgrades. Footage courtesy of ESA/CNES, MSC Cruises and Thuraya

SatTV Week – 13th November 2014

Richard Hooper takes a look at some of the most interesting news stories from the global satellite industry including the Rosetta mission, ABS’ new appointment and Skyware Technologies reseller agreement. Video footage courtesy of the European Space Agency and New York Times Images courtesy of ESA, Skyware Global and Ekspress-AM-6 (ISS Reshetnev)

Intelsat EpicNG

Intelsat EpicNG is a high performance, next generation satellite platform that delivers global high-throughput technology without sacrificing user control of service elements and hardware. The EpicNG platform is an innovative approach to satellite and network architecture utilizing C-, Ku- and Ka-bands, wide beams, spot beams, and frequency reuse technology to provide a host of customer-centric [...]

SatTV Week – 30th October 2014

SatTV Week reports on how C-Com is helping protect Rhinos at the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, Elbit Systems’ contract award for satellite on-the-move-systems, and the Antares failure. Footage and images courtesy of Elbit Systems, NASA, Peace Parks Foundation, and Wikimedia Commons.

SatTV Week investigates satellite M2M

The global satellite M2M industry is in the midst of a quite ramatic growth spurt. In an era where keeping a close eye on assets, costs and streamlining is the name of the game, the benefits of a satellite M2M system are numerous. Images courtesy of Shutterstock, Hapag Lloyd, Maersk, Stobart and Shell International

SatTV Week – 17th October 2014

James Shortland reports on the multi-year contract awarded to SpeedCast by EMAS AMC for satellite connectivity solutions; Eutelsat and Orange’s agreement for C-band capacity; and Inmarsat’s MOA with TECOM for Global Xpress government aviation terminals. Richard Hooper provides an update on the O3b Networks system and Measat’s agreement with iSat Africa for capacity on the [...]

SatTV Week – 9th October 2014

How many mobile devices do you own? SatTV Week looks at how satellite is being used to keep up with the surge in mobile multimedia demand. Video footage courtesy of Panasonic Avionic Corporation Studio Photograph courtesy of GoGraph/csp_sergeynivens Dreamliner photograph courtesy of Air Europa

SatTV Week – 5th December 2014

SatTV Week – 5th December 2014

Richard Hooper looks at the problems of connecting remote islands in the Asia-Pacific and why satellite is the only real answer – particularly if cost is a real issue. Photos courtesy of O3b Networks and Shutterstock. Video footage courtesy of RajaAmpatDivers, Pulau Pef and Oceanic Broadband

SatTV Week – 28th November 2014

SatTV Week – 28th November 2014

SatTV Week takes a look at the week’s industry announcements, including Arianespace’s build up for the next launch, Thuraya’s SOS function for XT handset users, and MSC Cruises ship comms upgrades. Footage courtesy of ESA/CNES, MSC Cruises and Thuraya

SatTV Week – 13th November 2014

SatTV Week – 13th November 2014

Richard Hooper takes a look at some of the most interesting news stories from the global satellite industry including the Rosetta mission, ABS’ new appointment and Skyware Technologies reseller agreement. Video footage courtesy of the European Space Agency and New York Times Images courtesy of ESA, Skyware Global and Ekspress-AM-6 (ISS Reshetnev)

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Intelsat EpicNG

Intelsat EpicNG is a high performance, next generation satellite platform that delivers global high-throughput technology without sacrificing user control of service elements and hardware. The EpicNG platform is an innovative approach to satellite and network architecture utilizing C-, Ku- and Ka-bands, wide beams, spot beams, and frequency reuse technology to provide a host of customer-centric [...]

SatTV Week – 30th October 2014

SatTV Week – 30th October 2014

SatTV Week reports on how C-Com is helping protect Rhinos at the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, Elbit Systems’ contract award for satellite on-the-move-systems, and the Antares failure. Footage and images courtesy of Elbit Systems, NASA, Peace Parks Foundation, and Wikimedia Commons.

SatTV Week investigates satellite M2M

SatTV Week investigates satellite M2M

The global satellite M2M industry is in the midst of a quite ramatic growth spurt. In an era where keeping a close eye on assets, costs and streamlining is the name of the game, the benefits of a satellite M2M system are numerous. Images courtesy of Shutterstock, Hapag Lloyd, Maersk, Stobart and Shell International

SatTV Week – 17th October 2014

SatTV Week – 17th October 2014

James Shortland reports on the multi-year contract awarded to SpeedCast by EMAS AMC for satellite connectivity solutions; Eutelsat and Orange’s agreement for C-band capacity; and Inmarsat’s MOA with TECOM for Global Xpress government aviation terminals. Richard Hooper provides an update on the O3b Networks system and Measat’s agreement with iSat Africa for capacity on the [...]

SatTV Week – 9th October 2014

SatTV Week – 9th October 2014

How many mobile devices do you own? SatTV Week looks at how satellite is being used to keep up with the surge in mobile multimedia demand. Video footage courtesy of Panasonic Avionic Corporation Studio Photograph courtesy of GoGraph/csp_sergeynivens Dreamliner photograph courtesy of Air Europa

SatTV Week – 2nd October 2014

SatTV Week – 2nd October 2014

SatTV Week looks at the DTH market in Asia and reports on the recent study by Media Partners Asia. Screen Photo courtesy of Shutterstock

SatTV Week – 18th September 2014

SatTV Week – 18th September 2014

SatTV Week takes a look at the latest news stories from the global satellite industry and speaks to AvL, SES and Intelsat at IBC.

SES: African broadcast demand on the rise

SES: African broadcast demand on the rise

Richard Hooper talks to Ibrahima Guimba Saidou, Senior Vice President, Commercial Africa, SES about the company’s broadcast platform in the African region, and the type of content traffic that is in demand.

Skyware Global: keeping ahead of the competition

Skyware Global: keeping ahead of the competition

Richard Hooper talks to Mark D. Steele, CEO and Hamid Moheb, CTO, of Skyware Global about the company’s antenna product developments.