Via Satellite Magazine

Current Issue: Editor's pick

How WRC-15 Led to the Big C-band Decision

By | February 11, 2016

Though some spectrum traded hands, the final WRC-15 outcome was much better than expected, and viewed largely with optimism by both sides. Yet decisions that affect the whole world are never easy, and when concerning C-band, they almost went down a path the satellite industry did not want.

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In This Issue Via Satellite Magazine Archive

UAE Space Agency

The Middle East: to Infinity and Beyond?

The Middle East is an ever-changing market with one constant: growth. With unprecedented developments taking place, the region will continue to drive Earth observation, exploration and mobile connectivity while shaping a unique space industry.

By | February 11, 2016


Satellite Executive of the Year: The Nominees

With a feel-good factor emanating around the industry, the process to decide nominees for our Satellite Executive of the Year was far from easy. However, we have managed to whittle it down to six candidates that are in the running for the award.

By , | February 11, 2016

Maury Mechanick

Satellites Transforming our Lives – A Message in Need of Delivery

Once again, the satellite industry can breathe a sigh of relief at having apparently dodged a bullet at the most recently concluded World Radiocommunication Conference. While some minor incursions were made with respect to the lower end of the fixed satellite C-band spectrum allocations, a bigger threat has once again been averted, at least for [...]

By | February 11, 2016

Ali Hasan Bani Malek, Yahsat

Generation Next: Ali Hasan Bani Malek, Yahsat

Via Satellite interviews the new blood coming into the satellite industry to get a glimpse of their aspirations and impressions for satellite

By | February 11, 2016


Satellites and the Beautiful Game

The FIFA World Cup is the planet’s most widely viewed sporting event. The 2010 World Cup held in South Africa was broadcast to 204 countries on 245 different channels. The 2014 World Cup attracted an audience of more than 3 billion people. All those eyeballs staring at screens also make the World Cup one very [...]

By , | February 11, 2016

Mark Holmes Photo

Satellite Executive of the Year: Our Shortlist Revealed

Editor’s note for the February edition of Via Satellite

By | February 11, 2016

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