Providing telephone communications to remote moving objects using VSAT
Providing telephone communications to remote mobile objects is essential for many modern organizations. Despite the systematic increase in coverage of mobile networks of the main operators, there are still quite…

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Iridium GMDSS in a first-person interview
The safety of sea-going sailors is a top priority. The Global Maritime Distress Communication System (GMDSS) was established more than twenty years ago to ensure an adequate level of maritime…

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Satellite Internet Inmarsat BGAN
What is Inmarsat BGAN? A similar question can be asked by a user who comes close to the need to have an Internet connection almost anywhere in the world, regardless…

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Satellite operators and satellite providers in the fight for the “faithful” customer

NSR (Nothern Sky Research) – a global leader in satellite services market research – wonders if the “faithful” satellite client for the maritime industry is good enough.

Fact: Satellite operators are looking for any profitability opportunities within value chains.

One of the ways to increase the profitability of satellite services is to create a customer base with a high percentage of so-called “faithful” customers, which significantly reduces the operator’s costs for their constant switching. In markets such as DTH (Direct To the Home, home satellite TV), entire geographic areas of “loyal” customers can be held by a single video signal and the high cost of rebuilding household antennas. In the mobile services sector, the capacity of such an “ecosystem” is formed by a satellite operator so that users move within its own satellite fleet. A classic example of creating an “ecosystem” for Continue reading

VSAT satellite equipment at sea

VSAT satellite communications technology has been successfully used to organize communications in geographically inaccessible areas, as well as areas with poor infrastructure without mobile coverage. On the ground, VSAT is, first of all, a satellite station with an antenna of no more than 2.5 meters in diameter. This equipment standard appeared in the sixties when a new satellite telephone network was successfully tested in Alaska. Today, VSAT implements sustainable telephone channels and broadband data. VSAT helps organize distance events in those cases where traveling to the place of all participants is not economically feasible. This training programs, and meetings, and video conferencing remote units of commercial or government agencies. Convenience of VSAT consists mainly in simplicity of system Continue reading

VSAT systems for sea and river transport

With an increase in the volume of information flows and an increase in the number of communication interactions in which people participate daily, the means of communication have developed rapidly over the past two to three decades: now we use mobile phones and the Internet on a regular basis.

Having the opportunity to contact anyone and whenever on land, a person can no longer afford to remain without communication for a long time while traveling on water. The same applies to receiving news: we are already used to learning about important events in a matter of minutes after they are completed, therefore it is not surprising that when sailing across the sea, we want to watch news programs, sports Continue reading

VSAT systems for sea and river transport
With an increase in the volume of information flows and an increase in the number of communication interactions in which people participate daily, the means of communication have developed rapidly…

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Iridium Certus Launches Worldwide
The world's first global broadband service. Mobile offices, autonomous vehicles and ships can now use this state-of-the-art communications platform. Satellite operator Iridium announced on January 16, 2019 the commercial launch…

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Distribution of audience by type of reception
How will the audience of 4.5 “satellite” households be distributed by reception type from January next year? According to forecasts based on a March study, the distribution will be as…

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Thuraya Telecoms and WiCis Sports support climbers
Dubai United Arab Emirates, March 30, 2016. Leading mobile satellite operator Thuraya and WiCis Sport have joined forces to support expeditions to the Himalayas. Starting on March 19, a six-month…

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