Advanced Television


Telesat chooses Cobham terminals

Ottawa-based satellite operator Telesat has struck an agreement with Cobham for its Tracker 4000 terminals for Telesat’s planned low Earth orbiting Lightspeed satellite constellation. Under the terms of the agreement, Cobham SATCOM will manufacture, integrate, and install advanced Ka-band tracking antennas at Telesat’s sites throughout the world, and provide long-term logistics and maintenance support. The […]

February 3, 2022By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Satellite comms sector worth $46bn by 2028

Fortune Business Insights, in a report on the satellite communications (SATCOM) market potential says that the sector will be worth $46.5 billion (€39.4bn) by 2028. The industry is set to gain

July 23, 2021By Chris Forrester

Forecast: Downstream satellite worth $7.5bn by 2030

The value of DTH broadcasting is common knowledge, but there’s an enormous market elsewhere in the satellite industry. The ‘downstream’ segment is covered in a major report from Euroconsult. With the broadcast element,

July 13, 2021By Chris Forrester

Ultra vsat terminals accredited for use on Avanti 

Ultra’s range of advanced man portable and flyaway satellite terminals, designed to meet the demands of secure government and military SATCOM, have been accredited for operations on Avanti Communication’s fleet of high-throughput satellites. Avanti’s high-capacity Ka-spectrum satellites provide fixed beams covering the EMEA region and steerable beams spanning from the Americas to Asia. Merging this […]

June 23, 2021

India SIA: “Satellite is solution for broadband”

India’s influential Satcom Industry Association (SIA) is firmly backing the widespread adoption of satellite as the solution for delivering high-speed broadband to the nation. The SIA comments, published by India’s Economic Times, said: “As an evolving economy, India offers a huge potential to be a world leader in technology and communications if the policy decisions […]

June 14, 2021

Report: Satcoms will recover, but investment needed

A report from Northern Sky Research (NSR) forecasts an eventual recovery for the satellite communications (satcom) market from the Covid-19 virus, but it is going to take time and investment to get back to normality. NSR says that the Covid-19 challenges will have a “deep impact” in the short to medium terms, which it expresses […]

June 10, 2020By Chris Forrester