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,…

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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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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…

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How to choose an omnidirectional TV antenna on a ship

How to choose and buy a well-known brand antenna for receiving terrestrial television and radio signals in the sea
How to choose an omnidirectional TV antenna on a ship
The high-quality reception of terrestrial analog and digital signals in the open sea in order to provide ship communications, television and other types of communications with the outside world makes the highest demands on the appropriate receiving equipment, in particular marine omnidirectional antennas. The task of equipping movable objects with television equipment is of great importance in connection with Continue reading

How to choose a satellite dish

A guide on how to choose a satellite dish, and which antenna is best.
A satellite dish is the easiest way to provide broadband Internet access and other services anywhere in the world, both stationary and in dynamics – for example, when traveling by car.

satellite dish TV So that you can watch your favorite TV channels in the cabin of your yacht, several dozens of high-tech communication and broadcasting satellites revolve around the planet in various orbits. All of them work in different ranges, with different polarization and with different bandwidth.
To figure out what is really necessary from the equipment for reliable signal reception, and also to understand how to choose a satellite dish, which is better: active, passive, external, circular, omnidirectional, or it is better to make a satellite dish yourself – it is often difficult for the user. Since the passive and active satellite systems are designed for fundamentally different purposes, and it has not yet been possible to create a full-fledged omnidirectional satellite antenna due to the large distances between the antenna and the satellite, without a specialist it is often impossible to make a choice and verify the technical compatibility of all components. Continue reading

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 follows.

620 thousand (14%) will remain subscribers of satellite “free” television and believe that those TV channels that can be further watched in FTA mode will be enough for them. However, it cannot be ruled out that at least some of these people will change their minds over the course of 2020.

The largest beneficiary of satellite TV channel coding will be DTT – terrestrial digital terrestrial television Continue reading

Iridium Certus based on Iridium NEXT for autonomous vessels
Satellite operator Iridium announced the signing of a Protocol of Intent with one of the pioneers of smart shipping (intelligent ship transport) Rolls-Royce Marine (RRM) in support of their development…

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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,…

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KVH TracPhone in questions and answers of key employees
Great ideas often require implementation time and time for people to realize their value. This is especially true in the ever-changing world of technology, where all ideas are tested and…

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Iridium GMDSS received the first satellite terminal
Satellite operator Iridium (Iridium Communications Inc.) and its partner, Lars Thrane, on 04/06/2019 introduced a satellite terminal designed to operate in the Global Maritime Distress Communication System (GMDSS), Lars Thrane…

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