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In 2013 the amount of data generated worldwide will reach four zettabytes

We speak to Richard Currier, Senior Vice President, Business Development at SSL ahead of the VSAT Latin America event in Jule 2013. Rich will also be particiapting in a panel discussion on Day 2 at 12.20pm entitled ‘HTS and the … Continue reading

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ViaSat-2 to double the bandwidth economics of ViaSat-1 while simultaneously increasing its coverage footprint by seven-fold.

Recently announced was the build of ViaSat-2 which is based on ViaSat’s next generation, Ka-band satellite technology and architecture. Bringing broadband services to North America, Central America, the Caribbean, a small section of South America as well as key aeronautical … Continue reading

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Hispasat becomes 1st operator to provide Ka band to Latin America

Hispasat announced entry into service of the first satellite offering telecommunications services to Latin America over Ka band this week following the launch of its satellite Amazonas 3. In addition to broadband internet without any geographical limitations, the satellite also … Continue reading

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Satellite Interference

By David Hartshorn, Secretary General, GVF, Endorsing Association of VSAT Latin America. Satellite is an extremely successful means of communication, which reaches areas, which other systems simply cannot. However, satellite interference continues to be an issue and is something we, … Continue reading

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Eutelsat… Bridging The Digital Divide…

The EU-funded SABER project was established to provide practical advice to… …regional authorities on specifying, procuring and funding satellite broadband solutions. The SABER project will publish practical guidelines in April to help regional authorities specify, procure and fund satellite broadband … Continue reading

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Intelsat S.A. has reported financial results for the three and 12 months ended December 31, 2012.

Intelsat S.A. reported revenue of $672.4 million and a net loss of $3.7 million for the three months ended December 31, 2012. The company also reported Intelsat S.A. EBITDA1, or earnings before net interest, loss on early extinguishment of debt, … Continue reading

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The case for MEO-backhaul technology

Mobile operators are facing a plethora of challenges to maintain the high levels of profitability they are accustomed to. Issues including increased regulation, heightened competition from the traditional mobile value chain and new competitors are starting to seriously test operators. … Continue reading

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Hughes Achieves Major Milestone of Over Three Million

Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), the global leader in broadband satellite solutions and services, today announced that it has shipped more than 487,000 broadband satellite terminals in 2012, the most ever in one year, bringing the cumulative number of satellite … Continue reading

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Hello and welcome to The Official VSAT Global Series Event Blog! This is the place to visit for all the latest industry news, views, opinions, trends and analysis surrounding the world of VSAT and Satellite. Check out posts from guest … Continue reading

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