Satcom Interoperability- Is Open RAN the Answer?

Targeting the reduction of infrastructure costs, eliminating vendor lock-in effects and accelerating virtualization (do these objectives sound familiar to the Satellite industry?), Mobile Operators have embarked on the standardization of Open RAN. In fact, this is one of the hottest topics in the Telco industry with major endorsements like the commitment by the 4 largest.

Groundwork for COVID-19 Recovery

The Satellite Ground Segment has been one of the hardest-hit steps in the value chain brought about by the pandemic. With many deployments and new deals halted due to lockdowns, equipment could not be shipped, and revenues were not generated. But COVID-19 also accelerated the transformation of the industry, laying the groundwork for solid future.

SatMagazine: What’s Up with Ground?

[NSR] shares insights from [their] recent report on ‘Satellite Ground Network Virtualization,’ and the implications for a ground segment that needs to catch up with innovations in space. [NSR] explains how the ground needs to become more virtual, software defined, and cloud-centric to unlock the capabilities of newer HTS satellites, flexible payloads…