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Chris ForresterChris Forrester is one of the most experienced and highly regarded journalists in the field. His insight and analysis, particularly in the satellite and pay-TV arena, is highly prized. He has written for all the major business journals in the sector as well as several national newspapers.

Intelsat’s upside: “Let’s talk C-band”

A 75-minute analyst call from Intelsat CEO Steve Spengler on Octber 26th covered all the operator’s bases, but the questioners kept returning to the vexed topic of Intelsat (and Intel’s)…

Avanti numbers postponed to January

Last week, Inside Satellite was specifically told by a representative of Avanti Communications that the London-based satellite operator would release its end-of-year numbers (to June 30th) no later than November.…

Netflix ‘tipping point’ metrics: True or fake news?

The week has been full of Netflix news: Impressive results and revenues up 30 per cent, an extra $1 billion in acquisition spend and plans from Nielsen that it will…

Could SpaceX herald a $1 trillion a year space business?

A thought-provoking feature in Fortune magazine suggests that the world might be on the cusp of a new clutch of space pioneers. It says that the likes of Elon Musk…

Eutelsat’s aggressive satellite expansion over MENA

If ever there was a ‘bargain basement’ acquisition that could resonate well beyond the $75 million purchase price it is Eutelsat’s buying of Noorsat in a deal which closed on…

“Poor prospects” for SES numbers

A report to investors from equity analysts at Exane/BNPP does not make happy reading for SES. The satellite operator will unveil its latest results on October 27th, and the bank…

Intelsat fights back; Market likes C-band plan

All last week there was something of a ‘tug of war’ between Intelsat and other major industry players regarding the Intelsat/Intel proposal to see some Intelsat C-band frequencies leased to…

Satellites: “Unprecedented levels of change”

A note to investors from investment bank Exane/BNPP says the pace of change in the satellite industry is accelerating at unprecedented levels. Specifically addressing the high-profile comments made at an…

Satellites: “Still boldly going”

A major report from Sami Kassab, the specialist equity analyst at investment bank Exane-BNP/Paribas, highlights the fact that satellites in general are now entering what Kassab describes as “new space”,…

Sony VR boss not content with No 1 spot

Normally, any company that fully dominates the business it’s in would be happy to shout the news from the rooftops. But not the head of Sony’s VR division, which enjoys…