is a free online service providing subscribers with news analysis, industry forecasts and market intelligence, covering the key trends on the global satellite communications market. This free service includes online access to the very latest insights and analysis, searchable archives, and PDF access to the monthly Satellite Executive Briefing magazine. This free service is made possible by the support of our sponsors and advertisers, click here to view a current list.  To subscribe for free and gain full access to all our content, click here now.

Published by Synthesis Publications LLC, the global market specialists, has three distinct editions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas.

To subscribe for free and gain full access to all our content, click here now. 

Latest Developments / Analysis

The November 2014  issue of  the  Satellite Executive Briefing magazine  sponsored by ABS  is now available.  Featuring:

Scaling OTT and TV Everywhere Distribution  by Dan Freyer

HTS and VSATs by Elisabeth Tweedie

 Coming Soon: A Day without Satellites by Lou Zacharilla 

From Oil and Gas to Wider Reaching Applications for a Mobile World  by Martin Jarrold

Case Study on IF Switching Solution for NOAA by Virgil Labrador

CASBAA Convention  2014 Conference Report  

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

November 13, 2014, New York City—At an awards ceremony held on the first day of the SATCON Conference and Exhibition in New York City, the Third Annual Vision Awards announced winners in three categories:   Gary Hatch, Co-founder and CEO of ATCi Communications won the Visionary Executive of the Year; Integrasys’ Satmotion Pocket won the Innovative Product of the Year and Advantech Wireless won the Most Promising Company of the Year. 

Market Trends

Singapore, November 21, 2014--‚ÄčThe consumption of mobile telecom services by consumers is no longer proportional to the revenue generated for mobile operators. In many countries, 4G LTE tariff plans have been introduced at the same price points as their 3G tariff plans. According to ABI Research, the global average traffic generated per user per month will expand from 275 megabytes in 3Q 2014 to 1.85 gigabytes in 2019. Video traffic is expected to reach 65% within 5 years.

Campbell, Calif., November 20, 2014—Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its latest Pay TV Services and Subscribers report, which forecasts and analyzes the cable TV, satellite TV, and telco internet protocol television (IPTV), and over-the-top (OTT) services markets.

Executive Moves and Views

Washington DC, November 12, 2014 – ABS announced the appointment of Dolores Martos as the Managing Director of the Americas.   In this position, Dolores is responsible for leading the sales, business development and operations for the Americas markets.  Dolores is based in Washington DC and reports directly to ABS CEO Tom Choi.

Products and Services

Profiles of products and services showcased at SATCON 2014 in New York City and Africacom 2014 in Cape Town, South Africa. To view the profiles click here. You will need Adobe Acrobat reader to view the profiles.



Montreal, Canada, November 19, 2014Advantech Wireless, a privately-held Canadian corporation and manufacturer of Satellite, RF Equipment and Microwave Systems today announced the release of the new 2500-G Series 100W Ku-Band GaN Technology based Airborne Grade SSPB/BUC designed to meet stringent commercial airborne specifications.


Singapore, November 20, 2014--BroadcastAsia2015, slated for 2 - 5 June 2015, will unveil its new TV Everywhere! Zone as increasing consumer expectations place new challenges on the industry to provide more convenient and reliable access to content. With the proliferation of digital devices and today’s ever-changing market of always-on connectivity, content broadcasters are starting to look beyond TV to stream and monetise their content.

Singapore, November 15, 2014–Asia contains nearly half of the world’s Internet users and is fast moving towards a world of connected cities where every aspect of business and leisure is enhanced by ICT. It is therefore fitting that CommunicAsia2015 and EnterpriseIT2015, held 2 – 5 June 2015 at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, will showcase the latest innovative technologies from the entire info-communications ecosystem.