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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 comments push shares into orbit

Satellite operator Intelsat is leading a charge to see some of its C-band capacity used to help speed up 5G deployment in the US. Comments made by CEO Steve Spengler…

Eutelsat continues to suffer downgrades

The fallout from Eutelsat’s disappointing Q3 numbers, released May 14th, continue to reverberate. Indeed, while the results themselves were simply flat, one analyst now says they were “struggling to pick…

Eutelsat thrashed by investors

Eutelsat saw its share price crash a massive 13.57 per cent, €2.49, to just €15.93 in volatile trading May 15th, following what was a profits warning from CEO Rodolphe Belmer.…

UK, and ITV, a renewed focus for Liberty Global

With Liberty Global now busy concluding its huge asset sale of cable TV interests in Germany and Eastern Europe to Vodafone, it’s time to consider what might be next for…

Eutelsat Q3 expectations

Hopes are high that Paris-based Eutelsat will today (May 14th) unveil its Q3 results and perhaps, just perhaps, there will be a little top-line growth. That’s the view from equity…

Ergen backs satellite’s role in 5G expansion

Speaking during a post-results call with industry analysts, Charlie Ergen (founder/chairman of Dish Network and EchoStar) is backing how satellite could help the deployment of 5G services. While initially focused…

Imarsat: Shareholders unhappy, but ambitious plans

London-based satellite operator Inmarsat has suffered a 60 per cent shareholder rebellion over its CEO’s pay. Rupert Pearce received £1.9 million in total compensation last year, and shareholders were complaining…

Facebook planning satellite system?

Over the past couple of years, social media giant Facebook has examined (and even contracted for) satellite capacity. Now a filing with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has revealed plans…

FCC considering stance on micro-satellites

In January, a new company, US-based Swarm Technologies, launched 4 tiny satellites (‘Space Bees’) each barely larger than a slice of bread.  The FCC told Swarm in December last year…

Bezos’ Blue Origin to rival SpaceX

Amazon-owned Jeff Bezos is not planning to deliver customer orders by rocket anytime soon, but his Blue Origin family of rockets will add a well-funded private enterprise competitor to Elon…

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