New York, NY, December 5, 2013– The World Teleport Association (WTA) published its annual rankings for the Top Teleport Operators of 2013. The annual rankings of companies by revenue and revenue growth are compiled by surveying teleport operators around the world as well as referencing the published results of publicly-held companies.
New York City, December 4, 2013 – Coordinating an alliance of the world’s leading industry trade associations, the Society of Satellite Professionals International announced the launch of a global campaign to change the global conversation about satellite. Called the Industry Message Summit, the effort aims to focus attention on the industry’s striking contributions to human welfare, safety and prosperity around the world.
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London, UK, December 3, 2013 – Ovum’s research into the US$160 Billion telecom network infrastructure market indicates five key trends to watch in 2014 as communications service providers (CSPs) seek a better balance between cost and revenue: small cell adoption; data and customer experience management; the move to software-centric networks; increased optical network capacity in the metro; and changes in the infrastructure value chain. Vendors that stay in front of these trends should beat average market growth projections.
London, UK, December 2, 2013--Telcos and cable operators are investing heavily in their networks to upgrade their subscribers to bundles (triple-play or double-play). These operators will reap the rewards of this investment as total subscription revenues (pay TV (including on-demand), broadband and fixed-line telephony) will increase by 65% from $124 billion in 2012 to $205 billion in 2018, according to the Triple-Play Forecasts report from Digital TV Research.
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Framingham, MA, Dec. 2, 2013 — International Datacasting has announced the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer, Steven Archambault and Vice President of Products, Steeve Huin. The company said it also restructured its global sales force to increase IDC's responsiveness to opportunities in rapidly-growing emerging markets.
Wiesbaden, Germany, Nov. 19, 2013 — The German-based broadcast equipment manufacturer L-S-B has launched a new office in the U.S. with the establishment of L-S-B USA, which commenced operations on November 1, 2013. Appointed Director of Sales and head of the subsidiary is Mark Whitman.
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Mexico City, December 4, 2013 – World leaders from government, industry and research institutions gathering this week in Mexico City for ITU’s World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Symposium (WTIS) have sent a strong message calling for the international community to explicitly prioritize information and communication technologies (ICTs) as essential to every nation’s future social development and economic growth.
London, UK, December 2, 2013--The subjects of the oil & gas vertical market and that of High Throughput Satellites are rarely outside the scope of anyone connected with the development and delivery of satellite-based communications solutions these days. Indeed, as you read this column – during, I believe, the first week of December – one of the latest of the GVF-EMP Conference Partnership events covering the first of these subjects has already been successfully concluded, and another, covering the later subject, will be very nearly, or even actually, underway.