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Latest Developments / Analysis

The June 2017  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by Amos Spacecom is now available.  Featuring:

Aeronautical Satellite Market  by Bernardo Schneiderman

Interview with Arnold C. Kulbaltzki, CEO, bobbles

Satellites and the Ethics of Finding Aliens  by Lou Zacharilla

Synergies between Satellite and 5G Connectivity by Martin Jarrold

plus NAB 2017 Show report, Mergers and Acquisitions, Executive Moves, Market Briefs, Vital Statistics, Satellite Markets 20 Stock Index and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

Rochelle Park, NJ, June 12, 2017-ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced today that it has acquired the assets of inthinc, Inc. Based in Salt Lake City, UT, inthinc provides best-in-class fleet management and driver safety solutions to a broad range of industrial enterprises. inthinc’s vehicle telematics solutions are focused on improving driver safety, operational efficiency, regulatory compliance and workforce optimization through the two-way integration of in-vehicle devices, smart mobile devices, web applications and data management services.

Market Trends

Cheseaux, Switzerland, June 13, 2017 – Developed by NAGRA in partnership with MTM, a leading international research and strategy consultancy, the Pay-TV Innovation Forum 2017 is a global research program for senior pay-TV executives that examines the state of pay-TV innovations and strategies that will drive the next phase of growth for pay-TV operators – in TV, OTT and adjacent businesses. The first regional seminar of the 2017 edition took place in April, surfacing a number of emerging findings on the state and development of the Latin American pay-TV industry.

London, UK, June 12, 2017--Based on 138 countries, Digital TV Research estimated 254 million additional pay TV subscribers (up by 35%) between 2010 and 2016 to take the global total to 969 million.

Executive Moves and Views

Houston, Tex., June 1, 2017--RigNet, Inc. (NASDAQ:RNET) announces that Brendon Sullivan will join its executive management team as Chief Technology/Information Officer (CTO/CIO). Sullivan will support RigNet’s strategic initiatives, aligning the company's product architecture with business priorities, and will work to streamline business processes.

 

New York City, May 18, 2017--- The Society of Satellite Professionals International (SSPI) today announced the appointment of Dawn Harms, Vice President of Business Development, Boeing Satellite Systems International, as its new Chairperson, and David Myers, President & CEO, DataPath, as President of its Board of Directors through March 2018.

Products and Services

Profiles of products and services showcased at CommunicAsia 2017 in Singapore. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.

 

 

Montreal, Canada, June 15, 2017–Advantech Wireless, a global leader in satellite broadband communications solutions, announced today the release of its new Wide Band Front End Frequency Down Converter designed to enable High Throughput Satellites access.

Events

Cheseaux, Switzerland – June 7, 2017 – NAGRA, a Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) company and the world's leading independent provider of content protection and multiscreen television solutions, in partnership with MTM, a leading international research and strategy consultancy, today revealed the first wave of findings from the Pay-TV Innovation Forum 2017which looks first at the state of the North American market. The global research program examines the state of pay-TV innovations and strategies that will drive the next phase of growth for the industry.

Singapore, June 1, 2017–CommunicAsia, EnterpriseIT and BroadcastAsia 2017 wrapped up last week after a three-day exhibition and conference addressing technologies and strategies for smart cities and digital ecosystems driving the digital strategies and transformation roadmaps of governments and enterprises in Asia.