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Latest Developments / Analysis

The September 2014  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by  Gazprom Space Systems is now available.  Featuring:

The Changing Economics of Satellite Communications  by Jan Grøndrup-Vivanco

Silicon Valley Investing in the Satellite Industry by Elisabeth Tweedie

Outsourcing Content Management by Virgil Labrador

Disruption of the "Good Enough" by Lou Zacharilla

Executive Spotlight on Gazprom Space Systems Director-General Dmitry Sevastiyanov  

plus Product Spotlight on  SKYWAN 5G,  Product and Services MarketPlace Guide to the IBC 2014 , News Analysis, Market Briefs, Executive Moves, Vital Statistics and Satellite Markets and Research 25TM Stock Index  and many more.  Click here to read or download the file

MarketBrief Report on Evolving VSAT Requirements  sponsored by ND SatCom.

This report examines the changing vsat network  requirements of customers in the growing vertical markets such as Oli and Gas, Mining, Power Utilities, Goverment, among others. 

Click here to read or download the file

 

 

Market Trends

Wilmington, DE– September 30, 2014 - NSR's Satellite Operator Financial Analysis (SOFA), 4th Edition, published today, finds that operational efficiency is more important than ever for satellite operators, with many taking a multi-pronged approach to increasing productivity. This trend is not limited to acquisitions, but also extends to HTS payloads being launched.

London, UK, September 25, 2014--Global online TV and video revenues (over fixed broadband networks for 51 countries) will reach US$ 42.34 billion in 2020; up from US$ 3.96 billion recorded in 2010 and the US$ 19.03 billion expected in 2014, according to a new report from Digital TV  Research. 

Executive Moves and Views

Houston, Tex., September 26, 2014--Proactive Energy, has appointed Jean-Robert Barallon, a long-time industry veteran, to the position of Chief Executive Officer. He is based in Houston, Texas. The addition of Barallon to the already strong Proactive Energy management team in Houston with Bob Pritchard as COO and Hakan Parker as CTO, is part of the company's strategic initiatives to drive growth, integration, operational best practices and industry leading customer service.

Nonthaburi, Thailand, September 24, 2014 - Thaicom’s CEO Suphajee Suthumpun has been named ‘Satellite Executive of the Year in the Asia-Pacific’ by the Asia-Pacific Satellite Communications Council (APSCC). Suthumpun was recognized at the organization’s tenth annual awards ceremony, which took place at the JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa, in Phuket, Thailand, as part of the APSCC’s 2014 Satellite Conference and Exhibition, ‘New Landscape For Satellites: Asia and Beyond’.

Products and Services

Profiles of products and services showcased at IBC 2014 in Amsterdam. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.

 

 

Jerusalem, Israel – September 30, 2014: SatLink Communications, a global teleport, content management and HD playout services provider, has today announced a new partnership with Pi Telecom, a specialist in the development and marketing of interactive video solutions for Hybrid (DVB+IP), IPTV and OTT networks. Through this partnership, SatLink is expanding into the IP delivery market by bringing the best of TV online through the launch of a new End-to-End (E2E) OTT Cloud-based platform to enable broadcasters and multi-channel TV operators to offer an immediate TV everywhere service to subscribers on all screens whilst simultaneously generating new revenue streams.

Events

Geneva,Switzerland, September 30, 2014ITU Telecom World 2014 is set to take place in Doha, Qatar, 7-10 December 2014. The accreditation process for media is now open.

Hong Kong, September 26, 2014 – An impressive line up of heavyweight speakers from the global broadcast industry has been confirmed for this year’s CASBAA Convention 2014(#casbaacon). Taking place at the Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong, from 27th October – 30th October 2014, the convention’s theme this year – Beyond the Box – promises to explore how technology is changing the region’s TV consumption habits.