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
The article considers all modern models of satellite terminals BGAN from Thrane & Thrane and Hughes.
Time does not stand still, the modern world is changing every second, what yesterday was a breakthrough in science, today is no longer perceived as something amazing. The development of the satellite industry was no exception. In a short time, the direction stepped forward, became more interactive and user-oriented.
Satellite terminals BGAN
Today, the global broadband network in the Inmarsat BGAN system is the first service in the world that simultaneously provides Internet access and the ability to use telephony using a portable terminal. The BGAN service operates on three fourth-generation geostationary satellites Inmarsat I-4. Using these satellites, in direct line of sight, almost the entire planet, with the exception of the polar regions, can be covered by a guaranteed Internet connection.
Despite the small size of the equipment, BGAN satellite terminals have a powerful antenna that allows you Continue reading
Shares of satellite operator Iridium Communications fell slightly after the company reported mixed results for the second quarter of 2018. Shares of telecommunications companies, including Iridium, fell this year, as the deployment of satellite constellations and new launches lead to additional costs. However, although the profitability in the current report turned out to be elusive, Iridium made key investments that should soon pay off.
Iridium Iridium’s gross revenue increased by 21% to $ 134.9 million year-on-year, mainly due to an increase in the number of subscribers to the Iridium global communications network by 15%. Sales of equipment compared to the previous year increased by 37%.
Despite the jump in revenue, a net loss of $ 0.06 per share was received. Iridium explains this with Continue reading