Inmarsat on VSAT Growth Parameters by 2024
A study of captains, engineers, and crew members of superyachts predicts a significant increase in the VSAT segment - small-aperture satellite terminals - as digitalization in the ship communications industry…

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Swivel Antenna
Probably many people know that television satellites are in a geostationary orbit, which is a circular orbit located above the Earth's equator (0 latitude), on which, an artificial satellite rotates…

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New Broadband Mini VSAT
Launched seven years ago, the mini-VSAT broadband network was the first to leverage the capabilities of spread spectrum technology to provide global multi-megabit services to ships at sea with small,…

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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.

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Inmarsat strengthens leadership in the Arctic region
Satellite operator Inmarsat, positioning itself as the sole leader in the field of seamless global satellite communications, but experiencing constant and serious competition from such market players as Iridium and…

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HOW TO INSTALL ANTENNA
The presence of a satellite dish has long turned from a luxury item into a necessity. Television is the main form of evening entertainment for many families, and satellite television…

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Satellite operator Iridium helped in a difficult expedition
At the end of 2018, National Geographic journalist Mateusz Veligora ventured to conquer the elements and try to become the first person in the world to go alone through the…

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Swivel Antenna
Probably many people know that television satellites are in a geostationary orbit, which is a circular orbit located above the Earth's equator (0 latitude), on which, an artificial satellite rotates…

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