Axesat’s President Mauricio Segovia talks about the company’s growth potential, its recent deal with Telesat, as well as the possibilities for High Throughput Satellites (HTS) in the region.
SAVIS Tegnologia has selected Advantech Wireless to provide a geographically redundant military satellite communication network system for SISFRON, the largest border security program in Latin America.
SES announced that the SES 6 satellite roared into space aboard an ILS Proton Breeze M launch vehicle June 3 at 5:38 p.m. EDT. After a 15-hour, 31-minute mission, the Breeze M upper stage of the Proton rocket successfully released the SES 6 satellite directly into geostationary transfer orbit.
After a 24-hour and an extra 33 minutes delay caused by weather conditions, Arianespace’s Soyuz launcher finally took off from the Guiana Space Center carrying the first four connectivity satellites for O3b Networks.
The Colombian Ministry of Information Technologies and Telecommunications (MINTIC) has extended its contract with Gilat Satellite Networks. Valued at approximately $6.75 million, the contract extends the award originally received by Gilat in December 2011.
Only Latin America, Middle East, and Africa will see a mobile Internet service revenue double-digit CAGR between 2013 and 2018, according to a recently released written statement from ABI Research.
Cellular backhaul and in-flight connectivity are two key markets for satellite players, and there are good prospects for both areas in Latin America.
The VSAT market is poised for growth in the Latin American region. This is due to a rise of government-funded projects and economic stability throughout the region. To better understand what new opportunities are emerging, we sat down with Elara Comunicaciones’ CEO, Jorge L. Villarreal Schutz, to discuss Elara’s success in the region and how iDirect
Elara Comunicaciones, the Mexican service provider that started implementing a large-scale satellite network to bring voice and data service to 2,717 towns in rural southeastern Mexico, is hoping to replicate its success in at least two other countries in the region in the near future.
KVH Industries has expanded the global mini-VSAT Broadband network by more than its double in the Brazilian and African regions.
HISPASAT has announced it will provide broadband connections for the Mars Spanish Mission (MSM), the first Spanish simulated Mars colonization mission.