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July 2017 Edition
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InfoBeam
 
InfoBeam Part I, Information & News, by the Editors
News and Products of Note for SATCOM
 
InfoBeam Part II, Information & News, by the Editors
News and Products of Note for SATCOM
Features
 
New Antenna Efficiencies with SATCOM: An AvL Technologies’ Focus, By Krystal Dredge, Director of Marketing, AvL Technologies
Communicating by way of satellite is robust, versatile and impactful — in recent years, satellite communications (SATCOM) has also become incredibly efficient in ways that many of us don’t consider, plus, SATCOM contributes immensely to efficiencies for terrestrial networks and many industry-specific applications.
 
Going Where Angels Fear to Tread: A CPI ASC Signal Division Focus, by Tony Russell, President, CPI ASC Signal Division
Disasters, natural or human-made, cause demand for communications to spike at precisely the time when the supply can drop perilously close to zero.
 
The Forrester Report: What’s Next for a OneWeb “Mega-Merger?”, By Chris Forrester, Senior Contributor
The June first death of the merger between Intelsat and OneWeb — and engineered by Japanese media giant SoftBank — only managed to confirm the desire of these major players to see consolidation in the satellite market. 
 
Innovation: Flying Smallsat Constellations in the Cloud: The intersection of constellations (new and big) and cloud technology, by Chris Beam, Project Manager, Kratos
The space industry is in the midst of numerous technological disruptions that include the proliferation of small satellites (smallsats) and the commercialization of cloud computing as a service. 
 
Innovation: Surf @ 30,000 Feet — Just Like You Do @ Home: A Gilat Satellite Networks Focus, by Doreet Oren, Director of Product Marketing, Gilat Satellite Networks
You’re sitting on the plane, waiting for your flight to take off — you’re still sending text messages from your smartphone and your laptop is open with the presentation you need to send to your customer for tomorrow’s big meeting... then you hear the dreaded announcement, “Please switch all portable electronic devices to flight mode.” 
 
Innovation: Satellite Data Solutions—A Yippy Focus, by Richard Granville, Chief Executive Officer and John Macartney, President, Yippy
In 2015, Globalstar announced their partnership with Yippy for its search, data compression, document retrieval, and management services.
 
IBC’s Golden Age: An Industry Event of Major Proportions, by Jaisica Lapsiwala, Head of Event Content, IBC
In the media and entertainment industry, it can often seem as if the working year is measured by trade shows. 
Advertiser Index
 
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