Non-GEOs continue to make noise, and for the right reasons. With SpaceX launching hundreds of satellites and revealing more info on their user antennas (with Musk admitting that the biggest challenge is cost of user terminals) to OneWeb restarting their production and awaiting a 36-satellite December launch, to Telesat forming a new public company post.
“Remember that time is money” wrote Benjamin Franklin in a 1748 book. The concept of opportunity cost believed to trace back to ancient Greek philosophers but popularized by one of the founding fathers of the United States, may nowhere be more critical to business than in the realms of high-frequency trading (HFT).
Authors: Christopher Baugh | Carlos Placido (independent adviser) The inter-play between telecom and satellite operators connecting remote points on Earth is a well-established, niche business. Telecom and satellite ecosystems have cooperated for decades as satellites adapted roles from serving international trunks, to jumpstarting Internet backbone connections in developing regions, to supporting domestic backhauling for wireless.
From Megabits of FSS to Gigabits of HTS, the satellite industry is at the cusp of Terabits of LEO-HTS supply. However, from ground equipment, to spectrum, to go-to-market strategies being potential “Red Flags”, how does an industry brace itself for the possible resurrection of LEO constellations – this time with a broadband data focus? In.