Via Satellite Magazine

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Daring to Disrupt: Mark Dankberg’s Path in Satellite

By | July 17, 2014

Mark Dankberg is one of the foremost entrepreneurs in the satellite sector and his company ViaSat has been pushing boundaries in the industry over the last three decades. We take a different look at the ViaSat story and find out how Dankberg found himself at the center of the satellite sector as one of the [...]

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‘SpaceX Effect’ Fuels Efficiency Push in Launch Services Market

Satellite launch services providers are re-examining vessel management, engine design, and diversity of manifests, among other strategies, to lower costs and remain competitive. We take a deeper look at how each of the key players in the market is strategizing for future challenges. It’s a busy time for the satellite launch industry if one goes by [...]

By | July 17, 2014

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Satellite Builders Innovate as Telecom Industry Rockets Ahead

Spacecraft manufacturers are jockeying for position in a fast-changing market driven increasingly by customer interest in on-orbit flexibility, reduced costs and faster production times. Spacecraft manufacturers are jockeying for position in a fast-changing market driven increasingly by customer interest in on-orbit flexibility, reduced costs and faster production times, according to top executives of several communications [...]

By | July 17, 2014

Joanne Wheeler

Sentinel Spectrum: the Case for EO and Space Science Spectrum

Europe’s Investment in Earth Observation (EO) Satellites Sentinel 1A, the first of Europe’s Sentinel EO satellites, was successfully launched in April 2014. This is the first of a constellation of satellites dedicated to the European Union’s Earth observation program, Copernicus. The global monitoring data provided by the Sentinels will contribute to improving maritime security and [...]

By | July 17, 2014

Rodrigo Gomez TrustComm

Information Assurance for Mobile Satellite Services

Government and large enterprises worldwide have ever-expanding needs for both fixed and mobile satellite services, and the need to adhere to the strictest security; whether the user is an entrepreneur, a soldier, or a field energy engineer, all must maintain the highest levels of security for their satcom deployments. Enterprises have an increasing demand for [...]

By | July 17, 2014

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Travel Log: Summer in Rio for MilSatCom

By | July 17, 2014

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Talk of Innovation Heats Up As Satellite Seeks its Place

“If we don’t adapt, we might find ourselves wiped out as an industry in 20 years,” said Tom Choi, CEO, Asia Broadcast Satellite (ABS), at the recent CASBAA Satellite Industry Forum in Singapore. The subtext of Choi’s message was clear: if the satellite industry can’t figure out a way to become more efficient and relevant [...]

By | July 17, 2014

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