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The Evolving Role of Satellite in Modern Newsgathering

By | August 21, 2015

Mark Holmes is the editorialdirector for Via Satellite and Avionics Magazine.News broadcasters such as CNN, Russia Today, Sky News, and Fox News are key buyers of satellite services and capacity, as they aim

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In This Issue Via Satellite Magazine Archive

Satellite is at the forefront of communications for defense purposes, with the U.S. military among the largest users. With the pace of technological development advancing, the DOD is getting ready for a real step-change.

New Tech: US Military’s New Space Technology Ambitions

From CubeSats and electric propulsion to reusable launchers and high throughput systems, the satellite industry is in the midst of a major technological evolution. The commercial sector has seen a number of

By | August 21, 2015

With new 4K channels being launched in Europe, the broadcast industry has made a significant breakthrough. Key players are expecting 
to see swelling demand 
in Ultra-HD.

Broadcasters Ready to Move Faster into 4K

With fourfold HD resolution, 4K video is impressive. But does it evoke a quadruple wow? Watching many consumers enthralled by the large screen TVs displayed in electronics stores would suggest it does. First

By | August 21, 2015

Joanne Wheeler

Competing for Space Business – Level Playing Fields

Sonya Shaykhoun is a Sustaining Member of the New York Bar. She specializes in technology, media and

By | August 21, 2015

Sonya Shaykhoun

The United Arab Emirates: MENA’s Space Pioneers

With the issuance of one resolution this past April, His Highness Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in his capacity as the Ruler of Dubai, established the Mohamed Bin

By | August 21, 2015


Generation Next: Steven Fisher, Intelsat

Steven Fisher, a flight dynamics engineer at Intelsat, has been working in the satellite industry for more than three years now. While he loves his career, he’ll be the first to tell you he hadn’t set out

By | August 21, 2015

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The ‘Big Three’ Make Waves and Place Their Bets

As we approach the second half of trade show season with key events such as IBC, VSAT, and World Satellite Business Week on the horizon, we can reflect on a busy start to the year. It is interesting that both

By | August 21, 2015

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