Articles by Jonathan Tombes

Russian Broadband Satellite: Small but Poised to Grow

The market is small, but capacity is expanding. As costs fall, operators will expand their broadband satellite service into the B2C market. But are there limits? Demand for broadband in Russia is hot. In a recent study of global broadband growth by research firm Point Topic, Russia was at the top of the list. What […]

By | January 1, 2013

Serving New Screens: Satellite, Video and Display Devices

The opportunity of additional video display devices is to deliver content to more screens, but the risk to broadcasters is that some subscribers may go entirely online. Pay-TV satellite operators are accommodating the growing demand and satellite distribution companies are seeing a rising tide that lifts all boats in the market. With people showing more […]

By | April 1, 2012

Global Fiber Optics: Growing Access and Faster Backbones

The impact of fiber networks could potentially erode the business case for satellite going forward, but then how is fiber technology progressing? Here, we take a closer look at one of the key communications’ technologies and the latest developments in the fiber world. Amidst global economic challenges, demand for fiber optics has remained relatively strong. […]

By | March 1, 2012

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