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Facebook Talks to Via Satellite: “We Like to Move Fast and Break Things”

By | April 18, 2016

In 2015, Facebook was the talk of the satellite industry when it signed a landmark deal with Eutelsat and Spacecom to use capacity on Amos 6 to start connecting parts of Africa. One of the satellite industry’s biggest issues is attracting young talent; at a stroke, a company like Facebook, with all its bright young [...]

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Broadband in Africa City Lights

Broadband in Africa: Untamed Opportunities

The continent is enormous, not just by landmass but in the potential it represents to all industries. Realizing this potential will require robust communications as well as overcoming significant challenges. Satellite remains one of the strongest ways forward, and while this is good for the industry, the positive impact that broadband in Africa will have [...]

By | April 18, 2016

Connected Ship Maritime Broadband

The Connected Ship: How Hot is Hot in This Market?

Maritime could be the next significant growth market for the satellite industry as shipping companies, whether commercial, cargo or ferry/cruise, look to connect their fleets. We find out from key end users what their strategy is and the importance of bringing fleetwide connectivity to their operations.

By | April 18, 2016

Via Satellite Excellence Awards 2015 2016

2015 Via Satellite Excellence Awards Highlights

One of the highlights of the recent SATELLITE 2016 Conference & Exhibition in Washington, D.C. was the third annual Via Satellite Excellence Award Winners Breakfast where Via Satellite once again had the tough choice of picking winners in some fiercely contested categories. In the aftermath, we spoke to a number of the winners and gained [...]

By , | April 18, 2016

Jennifer Manner EchoStar, Georgetown University, Satellite Industry Association (SIA).

The 2015 World Radicommunication Conference: A Change in Dynamics

The 28 GHz band is a critical band for the satellite industry to provide to consumers across the globe satellite broadband services. Today the satellite industry supports millions of customers, and that number

By | April 18, 2016

Generation Next Technology

Generation Next: Andrew Bertino and John Springmann

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

By | April 18, 2016

Crossover International Academy

Breaking the Chains of Slavery

SSPI has launched a campaign to tell the human side of the satellite story. We call it “Better Satellite World.” It is designed to gather stories from around the world and to change the global conversation about this amazing industry.

By , | April 18, 2016

Mark Holmes Photo

5G: Can the Satellite Industry Take Advantage?

As winter fades, and Spring starts to set in, one thing you can always guarantee at this time of year is that the satellite industry is in full bloom and optimistic for the year ahead as they look to attack

By | April 18, 2016

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