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Ursys partners with ​Optus Satellite for regional services

Ursys plans to use Optus' existing satellite capacity, including the D2 satellite and teleport facilities in Belrose, Sydney, to service Australia's …

Advanced VSAT technology moves a step closer to commercial launch

Phasor has successfully completed broadband satellite transmit tests from a moving platform for its flat panel antenna technology. It has spent …

Antenna

Avionics - NextGen, Connectivity and Technical Aviation Intelligence

The ROCK-2 system from Mercury Systems designed for avionics missions…<p>This is one of the scenarios in which 24 junior…<p>On the leading edge are …

Viasat builds IoT network for connected vehicle insurance

Satellite connectivity services supplier’s worldwide internet of things network will support customers operating connected vehicles

Customers

Commentary | How DoD can harness commercial SATCOM's rapidly changing technology

<i>This commentary originally appeared in the Jan. 30 issue of SpaceNews magazine.</i><p>As we begin the New Year, commercial satellite providers have never …

SpaceX Wants to Launch Thousands of Satellites. What on Earth For?

SpaceX has always had<p>piecolony-in-the-sky dreams, founded as it was with the “ultimate goal of enabling people to live on other planets." But the …

Researchers Demonstrate A Terahertz Multiplexer

Illustration: Mittleman Lab/Brown UniversityTerahertz waves, which span a frequency range of 300 to 3000 gigahertz, promise a hundred times faster …

Streaming video on 10 Gigabit Ethernet and beyond

Posted by on 9 Oct 2015, last updated 2 Nov 2015<p>Recent R&D blog posts have described why, in an IP Studio environment, we sometimes need to send video at 10 gigabits per second or more and how we've recently started installing some 100 Gigabit Ethernet links in R&D. To put those data rates in …

ATSC 3.0: What you need to know about the future of broadcast television

The next generation of broadcast TV is coming, whether you're ready or not. Actually, no one's ready, and that's sort of the point.<p>ATSC, or Advanced Television Systems Committee, is the group that decides what over-the-air (and more) TV signals look like. Last year about 76 percent of US households …

4K Ultra HD

5 Myths About 5G

The CTO of Japan’s largest mobile carrier is on a mission to dispel these misconceptions Illustration: iStockphotoWithout a doubt, 5G is the hottest …

DLNA upgrade solves that file not supported problem

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) says its new DLNA 4.0 solves the long-standing problem of devices claiming not to support certain media …

Malawi and South Africa Pioneer Unused TV Frequencies for Rural Broadband

<b>At Mulanje Secondary School,</b> in Malawi’s verdant tea-growing district, something remarkable is happening: Students and teachers now have broadband …

Ericsson strikes partnerships with Intel and Google for pay TV

Let it rain down from the cloudEricsson said at IBC this week that it will partner Google to allow Android TV set tops to work with its MediaFirst TV …

Android TV

64% of Americans don’t know what 4K is

January 24, 2017<p>Findings from a survey commissioned by broadcast technology specialist Snell Advanced Media (SAM) indicate that despite the pressure …

Diagnosing and Resolving Faults in an Operational IP Video Network

The most commonly cited advantage of deploying IP video networks in production and other operational applications is the ability to use commercial …

2017 Tech Trends: Digital Cord-Cutters Will Be a Minority

Internet-based programming options have tended to supplement rather than replace conventional pay TV, strategist says at the WSJ tech conference<p>Fear of widespread cord-cutting may be overblown, according to technology strategist Michael Wolf.<p>In contrast to the mass shift away from home telephones …

Cord-Cutting