December 10, 2018 – Volume 15 – No. 3


MAY 6 - 9, 2019
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
Will We Close the Digital Divide?

Mark Holmes
Via Satellite Editorial Director

One of the big talking points that will permeate throughout the event will be bringing people connectivity who previously have not had access to such services. Companies like OneWeb talk a lot about connecting the ‘Other 4 billion’ people and as more and more capacity comes online. Africa remains a key target for many operators and satellite companies look to bridge digital divides and kickstart economies throughout the region. It remains an almost utopian goal of the satellite industry to bring the whole world online, and creating a connected global community across regions and oceans.

With so many new constellations coming online over the next few years, it will… Read More

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Industry News

Is Satellite Really Reducing the Digital Divide?

Pockets of the expansive continent are online, but it’s a far way until people are connected from the Cape to Cairo. While satellite faces its challenges, it remains the only enabling technology. Africa is physical, it’s vast, it’s laden with as many challenges as it is natural beauty,… READ MORE

Industry News

Intelsat CEO on 5G and the Growing Connected Car Market

Thanks to the recent launch of the Horizons 3e satellite, Intelsat has completed the global footprint of its High Throughput Satellite (HTS) fleet. The Intelsat Epic constellation fuels Intelsat’s growth in new areas, particularly mobility, considering connected transportation is an area Intelsat would like to grow outside… READ MORE