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Latest Developments / Analysis

Stockholm, Sweden, October 2, 2015--Net Insight, a leading provider of live, interactive and on-demand media transport, today announces its completion of the acquisition of US software company VizuAll Inc., trading under the name of ScheduALL. The acquisition will strengthen Net Insight's market position in media service and workflow orchestration.

Kourou, French Guiana, October 1, 2015--Two telecommunications satellites that will provide expanded relay capacity for Australia and Argentina were orbited on September 30th on Arianespace’s ninth mission in 2015 – putting the company on track to perform a record 12 flights this year using its three-member launch vehicle family, which consists of the heavy-lift Ariane 5, medium-lift Soyuz and lightweight Vega.


Market Trends

Cambridge, MA, October 1, 2015--NSR’s Satellite Operator Financial Analysis (SOFA), 5th Edition, published today, finds that as GEO-HTS payloads continue to become more prevalent, satellite operator business models are encountering dramatic effects, including altered CAPEX cycles, lower backlogs, and falling revenues per transponder.

London, UK, October 1, 2015 – A new survey of more than 6,000 airline passengers reveals the very strong demand for in-flight broadband services that exists among Europe’s aviation passengers.  This demand is seen across all age groups and those travelling for either business or leisure.

Executive Moves and Views

Holzkirchen,  Germany, Oct. 5, 2015—WORK Microwave, a leading global supplier of advanced satellite communications, navigation, defence electronics, and sensors equipment, today announced the appointment of Thomas Fröhlich as CEO. He will jointly lead WORK Microwave with CTO Günter Prokoph, concentrating on driving the company’s strategy while broadening the company’s customer reach and sales revenue.


Backnang, Germany, October 1, 2015 – Signalhorn announced the appointment of  Alexander Mueller-Gastell as Signalhorn’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Mueller-Gastell will be reporting to Robert Kubbernus, who will continue to fill the role of CEO and Chairman of Signalhorn.


Products and Services

Montreal, Canada, October 2, 2015 – Advantech Wireless, a global leader for Satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today the release of the Second Generation Gallium Nitride (GaN) Technology based 50 Watt X-Band Solid State Power Block/Block UpConverter (SSPB/BUC) for Tactical Mobile Military Applications.

Aberdeen, UK,September 29, 2015–ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communications to remote and harsh environments, announced today that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Copenhagen, Denmark-based Maersk Drilling, which is part of Danish shipping and energy company, Maersk Group.


Geneva, Switzerland, October 1, 2015 – The rapid pace of digital transformation is creating new ecosystems, players and even industries – all holding tremendous potential. But how can this potential be harnessed for the benefit of all? And what should the top-level priorities be? An outstanding line-up of speakers spanning government, industry, entrepreneurs and innovators at the ITU Telecom World 2015 Leadership Summit on 12 and 13 October will debate how best to accelerate ICT innovation, open up the digital economy to all the world’s citizens, and work together to enable digital entrepreneurship as a driving force for socio-economic development.

Hong Kong, October 1, 2015–In a year of undeniable sea-change within the broadcast industry, the debate at this year’s CASBAA Convention at its new venue at Hong Kong’s Intercontinental Hotel promises to be hotter than ever. With the theme ‘Making Waves’, the convention has secured an impressive line up of speakers comprising of key industry players from all over the world. From global media giants such as AOL and Virgin Media to regional players such as China Media Capital, this year’s convention will waste no time in getting to the heart of the most pertinent issues facing the cable and satellite industry today.