The two-headed beast
- From start to finish. Murray, John // Satellite Communications;May2000, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p22
Discusses the future of global telecommunications. Advances in the Internet and satellite industries; Challenges and opportunities faced by companies in global provisioning; Economic implications of the trends.
- AMSC automates driver, vehicle monitoring. // Fleet Owner;Dec97, Vol. 92 Issue 12, p25
Reports about the ADV Monitor for A/S 400 platforms of American Mobile Satellite Corp. Functions of the monitoring system.
- Resellers ride stable prices through busy '96. G.D. // Broadcasting & Cable;8/12/96, Vol. 126 Issue 34, p80
Reports on stable prices experienced by satellite companies in the United States. Trends in capacity costs; Projections on the impact of Vyvx's bundled fiber/satellite services on pricing.
- A huge market for satellite images? Leon, Jean-Claude // Interavia Business & Technology;Apr95, Vol. 50 Issue 589, p8
Reports on the proliferation of foreign companies in the United States that market satellite-driven earth imagery. Pentagon's decision to allow private companies to market satellite images in the country; International ventures formed in the US to capture the satellite images market.
- Bandwidth bonanza creates digital broadcasting boom. Bulloch, Chris // Interavia Business & Technology;Oct96, Vol. 51 Issue 603, p44
Focuses on Europe's satellite industry making an impressive recovery on the growing demand for direct satellite television. Television programming in compressed digital format; Application to orbit wideband or multimedia satellite systems; American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) Skynet lead in...
- Commercial satellites: The boom continues. Bulloch, Chris // Interavia Business & Technology;Apr97, Vol. 52 Issue 608, p45
Assesses the business situation of satellite builders based on the performance of leading commercial communications and broadcasting satellites. Lifetime of modern satellites and its effect on replacement market; Financial data of major satellite companies; Alliance of SES and Intel based on...
- Seeing the light. Gordon, Sean // Satellite Communications;Nov97, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p38
Discusses challenges faced by the satellite service industry. Market demand for array of services; Development of hardware capable of increasing number and variety of high-value signals; Requirements for Earth stations; Economic value of fiber optic cabling; Combining networks of fiber-optic and...
- No ghost town. Gifford, James M. // Satellite Communications;Feb98, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p6
Discusses whether the satellite industry would abandon C-band once Ka-band and V-band systems arrive. Emergence of Ka-band and V-band satellites in orbit by 2010; Continued demand for low-cost C-band; Use of C-band satellite transponder for cable systems or communal reception site.
- Uplink. // Satellite Communications;Feb98, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p8
Presents a roundup of news about the satellite earth stations industry as of February 1998. Orbcomm Global LP's signing of license agreement with Damos SudAmerica S.A.; TRW Inc.'s postponement of plans to build the Odyssey satellite system; MCI's new wave division multiplexing.