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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.

Don’t give up on Netflix just yet

Headlines on July 17th seemed happy to twist the knife in on Netflix, and all because of a small bump on its – more usual – road of successive and…

Lockheed Martin to develop UK Spaceport

US aerospace giant Lockheed Martin (LM) is to participate in the development of the UK’s first commercial spaceport at a seaside site near Melness, in Sutherland, Scotland. LM, making the…

FCC on C-band: “We need a framework”

Last week, the FCC said that the proposal from Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat and Intel for a restructuring of their C-band capacity over the US can proceed to the next stage.…

Inmarsat: “Time to put cards on the table”

Last week Inmarsat’s board firmly rejected a second tentative bid from EchoStar, which had talked about paying £5.32 a share for the London-based global satellite operator. A report from the…

Airbus seeks extra satellite business from US

Airbus Space & Defence is already involved in an $85 million joint-venture with would-be satellite operator OneWeb to build a satellite manufacturing factory at Port Canaveral, in Florida. The plan…

Could Ergen use DISH to move on Inmarsat?

EchoStar last week decided to walk away from its pursuit of Inmarsat having tried a £5.32 per share bid. EchoStar now cannot re-bid for the next six months unless invited…

Measat wants major new satellite

Malaysian satellite operator Measat says it is looking to order a major ‘high throughput satellite’ (HTS) that it wants in orbit by 2021. Speaking at the APSAT conference in Jakarta,…

WBU argues against C-band changes

Not so many years ago Intelsat and SES were arguing strongly for satellite’s C-band frequencies to be protected from would-be predators especially those in the cellular community. Now, with the…

Will VR go the way of 3D?

A provocative comment on the future of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) consumer take-up comes from specialist publication Display Daily, and asks whether VR will go the way of…

“Continuous decline” in satellite DTH reach

Analysts at Dataxis have recently published their Q1 statistics on the European pay-TV market, and say that the total subscriber numbers rose just 0.3 per cent compared to Q4/2017. This…

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