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Latest Developments / Analysis

The November 2016  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by The Spaceconnection is now available.  Featuring:

The Changing Broadcast Market  by Elisabeth Tweedie

Mind the Technology Gap: Internet and the Maritime Industry by Adonis Violaris

Case Study: Santander Teleport: Putting Customers Needs First 

Back and Forth with Datapath CEO David Myers by Lou Zacharilla

The African Satellite Market  by Martin Jarrold

Featured Startup: SatKomHan

plus Mergers and AcquisitionsMarket Briefs, Product and Services MarketPlace Guide to NAB New York 2016  and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

Profiles of products and services showcased at NAB New York 2016 in New York City. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.



Market Trends

Cambridge, Mass., November 28, 2016 – NSR’s VSAT and Broadband Satellite Markets 15th Edition report, released today, forecasts the global installed base for fixed VSATs to increase by 12.2 million by 2025, generating over $133.7 billion in cumulative Service Revenues over the 2015-25 period.  Despite near term challenges, insatiable data demand and HTS capacity will ignite long term growth.

Paris, France, November 17, 2016 - According to Euroconsult'snewly-published report, Prospects for Maritime Satellite Communications, in 2015 the global maritime satellite communications market reached close to 338,000 terminals, $953 million in revenue at the satellite operator level and $1.7 billion in revenue at the service provider level. The value of the maritime satcom market will continue to grow over the next decade, with a CAGR of 5% in terminals and revenue over the 10-year period. Ever-increasing data communications needs and the massive launch of new generation High Throughput Satellite (HTS) systems are expected to drive growth.

Executive Moves and Views

Houston, Tex. Nov. 7, 2016--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET), a provider of customized systems and solutions serving customers with complex data networking and operational requirements, announced today the appointment of Jay T. Hilbert as Chief Sales Officer.  He will be based in Houston and succeeds Hector Maytorena in taking responsibility for the global sales organization and world wide sales efforts.

Paris, France,  November 3, 2016— Globecast, the global solutions provider for media, has today announced the appointment of Neil Butterfield as Director of Sales for Latin America. Butterfield is the first of several appointments to be announced by the company in the coming weeks and reflects a refreshed approach to the Americas markets as Globecast continues to expand.

Products and Services

Profiles of products and services showcased at NAB New York 2016 in New York City. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.



Montreal, Canada, November 18, 2016 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for Satellite and Microwave broadband communications solutions, announced today that it has received new orders for its Transcend™ 800 microwave systems from several global customers.  Advantech Wireless customers from North America and the EMEA Regions have chosen Transcend 800 for its versatility to support different applications. The Transcend 800 capabilities are helping Advantech Wireless customers to build country wide systems for TV broadcast integrated distribution and contribution, State of the art Government Microwave Networks, specialized Military Networks and private high capacity IP Microwave Networks. The common denominator for all these applications is the requirement for proven high reliability operation in very demanding environments.


Singapore, November 28, 2016 – As Asia continues down the path of digital transformation and its cities get increasingly connected, CommunicAsia and EnterpriseIT 2017 will add brand new feature zones to address the growing need for data security and the budding startup culture in the region. In addition, the event will also see a bigger augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) segment as the show grows to occupy the whole of Marina Bay Sands for the first time.

Yangon, Myanmar,  November 7, 2016–Building networks to service the growing national demand for data in Myanmar and support emerging industries – including the crucial health and education sectors – via the telecoms infrastructure will be the key focus areas at CommuniCast Myanmar 2016.