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SmallSat Launchers: How a Tech Revolution Gets to Orbit

By | January 5, 2016

Small satellites, or SmallSats, have typically been relegated to a secondary position when it comes to launching. But now that SmallSats have grown so numerous, they are changing the launch sector. Whereas previously unprofitable, launch providers are now eager to let SmallSat payloads ride first class.

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End Users Talk Satellite Aspirations

The satellite industry services a number of verticals from maritime, aero, oil and gas, enterprise, broadcast, among others. With much talk of the Internet of Things (IoT) and more connected devices than ever before, we examine how key end users are seeing their needs for satellite over the next few months.

By | January 5, 2016


Technology Company of the Year: The Nominees

Via Satellite looks to recognize the technology company that has raised the bar in 2015 providing the best solutions to the industry.

By | January 5, 2016


OTTs Start to Poke on Pay TV Players in Latin America

Over-the-Top (OTT) services offer content, either free or at very low cost, over a broadband connection. These services, such as Netflix (paid) and Cuevana (free) are increasing users among those who consider “on demand” the most distinctive feature of content. While cord cutting is one risk for pay-TV providers, the most acute problem could be [...]

By | January 5, 2016

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When is an Astronaut not an Astronaut?

Tim Peake has blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS). He will be the first British astronaut to travel to the station in 20 years, after six years of training. It is not the first time that a Briton has flown into space, but other British astronauts have either benefited from private funding or [...]

By | January 5, 2016

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Generation Next: Alexandru Serban, SES

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

By | January 5, 2016

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Breaking Down the Satellite Silo

Technology advances are enabling communications companies to embrace satellite as part of their core network like never before

By | January 5, 2016

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The Final Battle to End Polio

In 1988, a meeting of the World Health Assembly set a mind-boggling goal: to eradicate the ancient scourge of polio. At the time the goal was set, the polio virus was endemic in 125 countries and about 350,000 people, mostly children, were paralyzed by polio each year. It was an audacious goal – but 24 [...]

By , | January 5, 2016

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Blue Origin’s Success Raises the Stakes

Editor’s note for the January edition of Via Satellite

By | January 5, 2016

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