Globalstar's High-wire Act
- Off the rack. James M., Gifford // Satellite Communications;Jan1998, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p6
Advocates public bidding, rather than negotiated pricing, for satellite hardware and services. Obsolescence of the business model for commercial satellites; Standardization of equipment for voice, video or data communications; Commodization of satellite equipment.
- Time for plain talk about risks. Niall, Rudd // Satellite Communications;Jan1998, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p42
Deals with issues in new ventures in telecommunication satellites. Concerns over satellite debris and ecology; Identification of the service proposition and its chief competitors; Effect of government regulations on the venture; Operations and marketing strategies.
- Europe, Asia prepare for satellite boom. Covault, Craig // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/13/1995, Vol. 142 Issue 11, p99
Focuses on the economic aspects of satellite communication systems. Growth of Asian and European space markets; Increase in geosynchronous communications satellites serving the Asia/Pacific region; Provision of basic telephone services; Spending for the international space station program.
- Multimedia Satcom competion intensifies. Scott, William B. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/13/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 15, p72
Focuses on the competition to develop a high capacity satellite communications systems for the United States. Efforts to obtain financing; Details of the proposed systems; Comparison to prices from ground based systems; Requirements to build wide-band systems; Comments of industry executives.
- World gets wired, cheap, via satellites. Chaddock, Gail Russell; Ford, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;03/20/96, Vol. 88 Issue 79, p1
Focuses on the advantages of satellites in telecommunication. Benefits from satellites; Expected market of world telecommunication by the year 2000; List of companies that launched satellites to provide cheap communication.
- Lack of financing to slow satellite growth in 1990s. McKenna, James T. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/9/1992, Vol. 137 Issue 19, p64
Surveys the commercial satellite industry which was developed with the financial strength of the corporation's building or operating satellites, and speculates that the reluctance of bankers and financiers to risk their money on entrepreneurial satellites will slow development of such projects...
- FCC awards licenses for more 'big LEOs.' Anselmo, Joseph C. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/7/1997, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p29
Focuses on the US Federal Communications Commission, which has given the go-ahead to Constellation Communications Inc. and Mobile Communications Holdings Inc. How the two companies plan international mobile telephone services via small satellites in nongeosynchronous orbits; Whether there are...
- China: A fast growing market. Sun, Lin // Telecom Asia;Apr95, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p32
Discusses the market status of satellite communications in China. History; Installation of VSAT network in the 1980s; Advantages over conventional communication systems; Popularity of the voice utilizing demand assigned multiple access (DAMA); Hybrid networks; Reasons for market growth.
- Global High Throughput Satellites Market WorthUSD 26 Billion by 2024. // Broadcast & CableSat;4/29/2016, p1
The article reports that global high throughput satellite (HTS) capacity lease revenues are expected to generate more than US$26 billion in aggregate revenues by 2024, while global HTS supply is set to increase to nearly 3 terabytes per second (Tbps) by 2020.