July 2018 Edition
LATAM Markets, SatIoT, Oil & Gas and more...
What’s In The Cloud...For teleport operators..., By Robert Bell, Executive Director, World Teleport Association (WTA)
Worldwide, cloud service providers generated US$220 billion in revenue in 2016, according to Gartner, and will nearly double that to US$411 billion by 2020.
Virtualized SmallSat Ground Systems—A Kratos Defense Focus, By Jordan Klepper, Kratos Defense
For a number of years, small satellites have been seen as a way to provide low cost solutions for technical demonstrations. Only recently, have smallsats been viewed as mission-ready for government and IC programs. The commercial world has been quicker to adopt these new platforms than government and IC.
Building an Optical Comms Network—The why’s and how..., By Barry Matsumori, Chief Executive Officer, BridgeSat
When governments and the telecom industry talk about the spectrum shortage, they always fixate on the terrestrial impact: cellular and WiFi struggling to keep up with consumer and business demand
Build Enterprises, Not Satellites—An AGI Perspective, By Patrick North, Development Lead, EOIR Module, AGI
Innovation involves dreaming up architectures of coordinated satellites brimming with the latest and greatest hardware and software.
A “Sparrow” That Would Be An “Eagle”—SATCOM RF testing by drone, By Geoff Burling, Chief Executive Officer, AtlanTecRF
Off-air testing of ‘ground station’ equipment has come a long way since the dawn of communication via geostationary satellites nearly a half century ago.
It’s A Small [Satellite] World—A Roccor Perspective, By Dr. Mark Lake, Vice President of R&D, Roccor
About 100 years ago, Hungarian poet Frigyes Karinthy and English writer G. K. Chesterton invented the “Chain-Link Game” with a group of close friends.
Communication For Upstream Operations—Making a mesh of things, for safety, security and crew welfare, By Paul Scardino, Senior Vice President, Sales Operations/Engineering and Marketing, Globecomm
After a multi-year period of contraction, the oil and gas business is on an upswing and back in action.
The Time Is Now...for Satellite IoT..., By J. Alberto Palacios, Chief Executive Officer, Globalsat Group
The last 12 months of Internet of Things (IoT) forecasts and market estimates have suggested that there are increased expectations for scale, scope and return on investment from IoT initiatives.
The Perfect Combination...Satmotion and smart antennas, By Alvaro Sanchez, General Manager, Integrasys
Satellite IoT...The solution to global connectivity challenges, By Amruta Joshi
The projected growth in the Internet of Things (IoT) can potentially transform numerous applications and end-user markets through the application of this technology.
An MSUA Leadership Interview with Andrew Faiola, Director, Mobility Solutions, EMEAAP, Intelsat, By Catherine Melquist, President, Mobile Satellite Users Group
We are starting to focus much more attention on Land Mobile — and that can be anything from the Connected Car to Rail to Agriculture.