The playout business received another jolt today when facilities provider Arqiva announced that it intends to move out of the sector over time. The company, which has been a major player in playout for the past 18 years, also plans to redirect its Occasional Use (OU) division away from conventional uplinks and satellite distribution.
The World Teleport Association has announced that Axesat has achieved provisional certification of its Bogota, Colombia Teleport under WTA’s Teleport Certification Program.
The Satellite Interference Reduction Group announced that it is expanding its reach to encompass all types of innovation within the satellite communications industry. As part of that expansion, it has changed its name to Satcoms Innovation Group (SIG).
Now that Telesat’s Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite is successfully in orbit, it has begun testing third-party vendor products that could benefit form the satellite technology. The initiative is part of Canada-based Telesat’s plans to deploy a global LEO constellation of 117 satellites for broadband connectivity that it said would revolutionize broadband communications around the world.
In 2014 the World Teleport Association (WTA) began certifying the facilities and operating procedures of teleports. Certification provides an objective and transparent way for teleport operators to validate the quality of their operations, and for customers to choose vendors that offer the right price-performance level for their needs.
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