A worker completes tasks manually on the production line at OneWeb Satellite's new facility inauguration. Rendition of a OneWeb satellite. Where is OneWeb? Learnings from O3b Devils Advocate In many ways
Engineers and executives from major cellular carriers converged in Austin, Texas to engage in passionate exchanges about 5G rollout plans, business opportunities and technical challenges. There’s consensus among this group — 5G isn’t just “another G.” It’s a brand new, automated world of constant connectivity that is experiencing the beginning of a fourth Industrial Revolution.
Satellite Earth observation technologies can and will play an increasingly important role inmonitoring the movement of migrants and refugees.
Earlier this year, the satellite industry was catapulted onto the front pages of the business press with SpaceX, Google and OneWeb announcing ambitious plans to build hundreds and thousands of new satellites
In the last roundtable we spoke to the CTO’s of five regional FSS operators and their plans to invest in new technology. For the MSS sector, there are also a number of key technical questions as they look to bring next generation services to market. In this exclusive roundtable, we talk to the key technology […]
In this special FSS Engineering roundtable, we talk to five leading CTOs of regional FSS operators about the technology challenges facing their companies. Taking part are Antonio Abad, CTO, Hispasat; Zoubair Kachri, CTO, Es’hailSat; Dionisio Tun, CTO, Satmex; Paiboon Panuwattanawong, CTO, Thaicom; and Martin Gee, CTO, Yahsat. VIA SATELLITE: What do you see as the […]
In March this year, the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) signed an agreement that will see the RadioAstron satellite mission collaborating with radio astronomy facilities in Africa. The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the 5th BRICS summit in Durban. In the field of space, the […]
The maritime communications landscape is undergoing a rapid and fundamental change. New entrants and new offerings are challenging the model that was once dominated by the simplicity and reliability of L-band communications largely provided by Inmarsat. The incursion of FSS VSAT players into maritime has been going on since the early 2000s, but for many […]
Imagine it is the year 2016 and you need to replace your flat-screen TV. You go to your local retail outlet and find a 55-inch 4K TV priced at around $1,600. Some may think that this price is outlandish, but according to Tim Alessi, director of new product development at LG Electronics USA, these prices […]
Six years ago, Asia Broadcast Satellite CEO Tom Choi had a bold vision for the operator. He wanted to create a regional powerhouse with multiple satellites. By 2012, Choi built one of the most impressive operators in the market and has continually raised the bar for the industry. The company made early acquisitions of satellites […]