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Toyota Exec Predicts Big Changes Coming to the Automotive Industry

By | November 12, 2017

Satellite operators are optimistic that the connected car could be the next hot market for the industry. But what do car manufacturers think? We talk to one of the leading car manufacturers about whether the market for satellite is more myth than reality…

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Mark Holmes is the editorial director for Via Satellite and Avionics Magazine.

Intelsat Stokes Industry Fires with Surprise Intel Announcement

As we go to press on this edition of Via Satellite, the industry has been rocked by a major announcement by Intelsat and Intel, which sees the two companies submit a joint proposal in early October that would

By | November 12, 2017

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Inmarsat CEO and the $1 Billion Target

Can Inmarsat create a $1 billion dollar revenue stream in aviation? Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce is confident the company can do this in around 10 years’ time. It is an ambitious projection, but recent deals with the likes of Qatar Airways and Avianca underline there is still huge potential in this business for Inmarsat and others…

By | November 12, 2017

5G Americas President Chris Pearson. Photo: 5G Americas.

5G Americas President on Mobile Carriers in a 5G Ecosystem

Interview with 5G Americas President Chris Pearson after his keynote at the recent DC5G 2017 Summit in Washington, D.C…

By | November 12, 2017

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Can MENA Do NewSpace?

It first might help to put some sort of a definition on NewSpace. This is not an easy thing to do as it involves so many different threads. NewSpace could have a plethora of meanings from the delivery of very

By | November 12, 2017

RSCC Director General Yuri Prokhorov. Photo: RSCC.

RSCC Director General Doubts Success of New Constellations

The Russian Satellite Communications Company (RSCC) celebrates its 50-year anniversary this year in a key landmark for one of the oldest companies in our sector. Via Satellite recently sat down with RSCC Director General Yuri Prokhorov to talk about the company’s 50-year anniversary as well as RSCC’s place in the evolving satellite world.

By | November 12, 2017

Roger Lanctot 
is the director of automotive connected mobility for the global automotive practice at Strategy Analytics. He has 25+ years of experience as a journalist, analyst and consultant advising electronics companies, car companies, wireless carriers, Tier 1s and developers on product and market development and strategy.

The Connected Car and Where Satellite Fits In

The dream of hybrid sat-cell connectivity in moving vehicles lives on in the commercial vehicle space with satellite connections providing tracking and some communications capability and cellular providing dispatching and emergency coms. The applications for satellite connections have expanded as the variety of satellite players has grown and interest in the automotive market has increased. […]

By | November 12, 2017

Theresa Condor

From Looking to Listening: NewSpace Changes Course

The last year has provided a stark contrast to those formative times for the industry. First, there was consolidation in the imagery space with Planet acquiring Terra Bella, MDA buying DigitalGlobe, and

By | November 12, 2017

Qatar Airways' In-flight entertainment amenities for passenters. Photo: Qatar Airways.

Qatar Airways Exec: Connectivity Providers Are Confusing Airlines

With technology moving fast, Qatar Airways is aggressively investing in its connected strategy. However, the airline believes there is still a lot of confusion in the industry around connectivity…

By | November 12, 2017

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