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Cover Story: Serving ISPs: Strategies To Rival Fiber

By James Careless Talk to some ISP executives, and you may get the impression that the market for satellite-delivered Internet backbone connections is dead. Take Jeff Henriksen, for instance, the director of marketing communications for Cogent Communications. This company bought the major U.S. assets of PSINet after this large global ISP went bankrupt during the […]

By | June 1, 2003

Cover Story: Portable Earth Stations: Antennas To Go

In today’s ever-changing world, portable earth stations continue to gain popularity among satellite users. Whether for news crews, emergency aid workers, troops or businesses/institutions needing fast on-the-ground connectivity, portable earth stations are a logical, speedy solution. Not surprisingly, satellite equipment manufacturers are capitalizing on this demand by offering a wealth of innovative, complete portable product […]

By | May 1, 2003

Cover Story: Rain Degradation: Its Implications For Satellite Communication

To be successful, a satellite service must be competitive with a terrestrial alternative if one is available. The level of service must equal or exceed the terrestrial service at a comparable cost if the satellite solution is to gain acceptance among potential customers. When there are two alternatives, the choice of a satellite system will […]

By | February 1, 2003

Cover Story: Access Asia: Open Markets Mean More Opportunities

Peter J. Brown Asia remains fragmented when it comes to the state of the regional economy. Although news in mid-November of a second large IPO in the Asian telecom sector seemed to point to a possible turnaround, this development is tempered by the fact that only East Asia and India are poised to see any […]

By | January 1, 2003

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