Articles by Caleb Henry


Ericsson Picks SpeedCast as Satellite Connectivity Partner for Maritime

[Via Satellite 10-26-2016] Ericsson has selected SpeedCast to be the company’s satellite connectivity solution partner for the global maritime industry. Through the partnership, Ericsson will expand its end-to-end service solutions for shipping, ports and terminal customers using SpeedCast’s global network and satellite communication services. Ericsson anticipates reaching significant economies of scale and enhancing its global […]

By | October 26, 2016

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Sprint Using Gilat Satellite-based Cellular Backhaul Solution for LTE in the US

[Via Satellite 10-26-2016] Mobile Network Operator (MNO) Sprint has selected Gilat’s satellite-based cellular backhaul solution to extend LTE services to metro-edge and rural areas of the United States, the company announced today. Sprint expects to deploy Gilat’s high-speed Capricorn VSATs as a cellular backhaul solution for rapid deployment of LTE-over-satellite in underserved areas, and as […]

By | October 26, 2016

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Intelsat to Distribute Domestic Television for Nine Network Australia

[Via Satellite 10-26-2016] Intelsat has signed a new contract with Nine Network Australia (NNA) to distribute programming to the company’s six domestic television stations. The operator will also provide global satellite and fiber connectivity using the IntelsatOne terrestrial network to bring news content and special events from around the world to Australia for its network […]

By | October 26, 2016

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Finding the Right Fit: How Antennas Are Evolving for IFC

In-Flight Entertainment and Connectivity (IFEC) is fueling massive needs for throughput on aircraft antennas, yet airlines don’t want bigger devices to bolt on their planes. Antennas need to get smaller and more capable, and as airlines equip for new passenger demands, they want antennas to be that way now.

By | October 25, 2016

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RigNet, O3b Providing Satellite Connectivity to Offshore Brazilian FPSO Fleet

[Via Satellite 10-25-2016] Satellite operator O3b Networks and telecommunications solutions provider RigNet have entered an agreement with Modec to supply high-throughput, low latency connectivity for the company’s Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessels off the coast of Brazil. RigNet will integrate O3b’s Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite network solution, enabling Modec to deliver operational […]

By | October 25, 2016


Gogo and Phasor Forge R&D Pact on Next-Gen Satellite Antenna

[Via Satellite 10-25-2016] In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) provider Gogo and Phasor, a developer of new Electronically Steerable Antennas (ESAs), have announced a Research and Development (R&D) partnership for application of their technology to the IFC market. Phasor is creating a low profile flat panel antenna that enables signal tracking without moving parts. The modular antenna is […]

By | October 25, 2016

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INsight TV Launches Ultra-HD Channel in North America on SES Satellite

[Via Satellite 10-25-2016] Television Entertainment Reality Network (TERN), operator of the INsight TV Ultra-HD channel, has signed a capacity and playout agreement with SES to deliver the channel to television platforms and audiences across North America. INsight TV is a global factual entertainment channel with more than 200 hours of original content. The range of […]

By | October 25, 2016

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Boeing Taps GS Yuasa Lithium Power for ViaSat 3 Spacecraft Batteries

[Via Satellite 10-25-2016] Boeing, prime manufacturer for the first two ViaSat 3 high capacity satellites, has placed an order with GS Yuasa Lithium Power (GYLP), a U.S. subsidiary of GS Yuasa Corporation (GYC) in Japan, for LSE190 lithium-ion cells to use in building the satellites. GYLP is providing the cells to power the ViaSat 3 […]

By | October 25, 2016

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AT&T to Buy Time Warner, Touts Synergies and Vertical Integration

[Via Satellite 10-24-2016] Just over a year after purchasing satellite pay-TV provider DirecTV, U.S. telco AT&T is making a move to acquire media and entertainment giant Time Warner Inc., the companies announced yesterday. The total transaction value between Time Warner’s $85.4 billion in equity value and accompanying debt is $108.7 billion, following which Time Warner […]

By | October 24, 2016

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Intelsat, SES Donate Satellite Capacity to Hurricane Matthew Relief in Haiti

[Via Satellite 10-24-2016] Global satellite operators Intelsat and SES have both donated satellite capacity to humanitarian efforts in Haiti following the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew. Intelsat for 90 days is providing high throughput Ku-band capacity from the Intelsat 29e satellite to the American Red Cross, which has a VSAT connection at its facility in Les […]

By | October 24, 2016

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