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Satellite: Stratospheric Opportunity

More businesses need broadband than ever before, but what happens when those businesses are too remote for affordable wired circuits — or any circuits at all? And what happens when disaster strikes and the SMBs and small enterprises that increasingly rely on data communications find themselves shut down? Thanks to satellite services, agents and VARs […]

VoSKY Debuts Skype-Certified Gateway

VoSKY has added the VoSKY Exchange Pro VIT1/E1 to its PBX-to-Skype gateway family. Based on VoSKY’s latest enterprise-grade Linux platform, the VoSKY Exchange Pro VIT1/E1 enables medium and large enterprises to migrate to VoIP and enjoy cost savings of up to 90 percent over traditional telco trunks, the company said. The solution is the industry’s […]

SkyPort to Update SkyPartner Program

SkyPort Global Communications Inc., which is making a big push to bring simple-to-sell satellite broadband to agents, said Wednesday that it plans to detail a revamped, three-tier version of the company’s SkyPartner program on Aug. 18 at the Channel Partners Conference & Expo in Boston. “We have made significant changes to our program to provide […]

Mobile Satellite Ventures Focuses on Public Safety

Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSV) Wednesday announced that it has partnered with the Indiana Department of Homeland Security to enable satellite voice communications for public safety operations and emergency responders in 14 Midwestern states. MSV will manage and monitor what’s known as the Mid-West Satellite Mutual Aid Radio Talkgroup (MWSMART), operating on the MSV satellite communications […]

Spacenet Adds Retail Credit Card Processing

To ensure security while processing sensitive credit card data, financial transaction standards have been put in place for the satellite industry. Today, Spacenet Inc. announced compliance with the standards, providing an additional layer of confidence to Spacenet’s customers in the retail, hospitality and financial services industries. Satellite Today: Spacenet Achieves PCI DSS Compliance Related Webinars […]

MicroCorp Reselling HughesNet Business Services

Hughes Network Systems LLC, a satellite broadband provider, said today it has signed MicroCorp Inc. as a certified reseller of HughesNet broadband satellite business services in the United States. HughesNet business services target rural areas where neither DSL nor cable is available, and where T1s are prohibitively expensive. HughesNet also serves as a backup option for […]

Wireless+: Parlez-Vous Opportunity

The plight of the overseas traveler starts with the plane ride seven hours of recycled air, leg room more fit for a five-year-old and bland movies on a tiny overhead screen. But it doesnt end there. When business travelers are away from home in another country, staying connected is a critical, ongoing but often thankless […]

Clearwire, ICO Team for Mobile Video

Score a point for DVB-SH: ICO Global Communications (Holdings) Ltd. and Clearwire Corp. will collaborate on a mobile video trial using the wireless broadcast network standard, which combines satellite and terrestrial networks with a broadcast overlay architecture. Mobile two-way video, advanced interactive navigation, plus emergency calling and messaging becomes an even more compelling value proposition […]

Losing the EVDO Challenge to Satellite Internet

By Dan Baldwin, Sales Director, ATEL Communications Inc. This past July I submitted a blog posting about how I had pitched a small construction company the idea of using a cellular EVDO router to provide broadband Internet access to three computer users in a construction trailer that couldn’t get DSL or cable Internet access. While […]

DialToneServices to Distribute MSV Products

DialToneServices has signed a three-year agreement with Mobile Satellite Ventures LP for the distribution of MSV satellite communications products and services. DTS will distribute MSV voice and push-to-talk products and services to extend communications services to uncertificated telecommunications regions areas that are presently un-served or under-served by telephone companies, the company said. DTS provides fixed […]

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