Satellites

Satellite connectivity is a crucial enabler of location-based services such as GPS and sometimes the only way remote locations can talk to the outside world or obtain broadband-like internet speeds 

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OneWeb brings its Ku- and Ka-band spectrum into use

OneWeb, a company building a global satellite-based communications network to deliver low latency and high-speed services, has brought its spectrum rights in the Ku- and Ka-bands into use.

To achieve this, the company’s satellites have been transmitting at the ...

Satellites and machine learning used to tackle poaching in Africa

Inmarsat, Intel and RESOLVE, a Washington DC based non-profit environmental and health organisation, have developed a satellite connectivity-enabled solution to help protect endangered African wildlife – TrailGuard AI.

The system uses an artificial intelligence ...

Livewire Digital's ESA project takes off

Livewire Digital has completed its 900,000 Euro ‘smart networking phase 3’ project for the European Space Agency (ESA).

It has also rolled out its RazorLink cross platform software. This is designed to provide “seamless communications across cellular, terrestrial and ...

Icom’s IC-SAT100 satellite PTT handheld radio is now available

Icom has announced that its IC-SAT100 satellite PTT handheld radio, which uses the Iridium satellite network, is now commercially available in the UK.

The IC-SAT100 can be used to communicate in remote areas where there is no cellular, radio or landline network ...

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Satellites for business

More operators, improved technology, lower costs and more flexible options are making satellite solutions a more appealing choice for businesses, reports James Atkinson

Satellites have been delivering services to enterprises for more than 50 years now, providing ...

The final data frontier

Low orbiting high-throughput satellites might help make connectivity available to everyone, but do they also pose a threat to MNOs’ dominance? James Hayes studies the heavens

Before the end of this decade newly-launched fleets of ‘routers in space’ circling the globe ...

Train Wi-Fi rollouts

At the Going Underground event Laurence Doe discovers how nationwide free train Wi-Fi is en route, and how businesses can get on board with the roll out

It’s rare to find somewhere, either indoors or outside, where internet access is unavailable. The move towards an ...

The need for satellite

Laurence Doe takes a look at a market making an impact from outer space

The first communication satellite Telstar 1 was designed by US telecommunications company AT&T and launched on 10 July 1962. It has been a long time coming, but now satellite companies such as ...

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