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April 2021 Edition
MENA, Africa, Comms (RF, Microwave, Laser, Optical), 5G, Wi-Fi, SSA/SDA
InfoBeam Part I, SpaceX • ORBCOMM • OneWeb + The AST Group • Euroconsult • C-COM Satellite Systems Inc.
Information and News by the Editors
InfoBeam Part II, Inmarsat, Clearwater Seafood + Intellian • Teledyne e2v • Amazon Web Services • L3Harris • Fourth FabLab • tomorrow.io • TESAT + Lockheed Martin Space
Information and News by the Editors
InfoBeam Part III, Knight Sky + Kratos • ViaLite • Secure World Foundation • Maxar + Busek • Microsoft Azure Orbital • OQ Technology + NanoAvionics • Global Market Insights
Information and News by the Editors
Executive Spotlight: David Bettinger, Chief Executive Officer, SpaceLink
Dave Bettinger has 30 years’ experience in innovative satellite communications. 
Industry Challenges...Easing in 2021, Chris Forrester, Senior Columnist, SatNews Publishers
As the song goes — things can only get better!
Executive Spotlight: Colonel Terry Virts, U.S. Air Force [ret.] — Astronaut
Col. Terry Virts (ret) served as a U.S. Air Force test fighter pilot, is a NASA veteran of two spaceflights and a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Harvard Business School.
Focus: Barry A. Matsumori, Chief Executive Officer, BridgeComm
His extensive background in the mobile wireless and Space 2.0 sectors spans numerous leadership roles.
How SIG & SOMAP Are Working Together To Improve The Flat Panel Antenna Market, Helen Weedon, Managing Director, Satellite Innovation Group (SIG)
we hosted an online discussion with members of the Satcoms Innovation Group (SIG) about the Flat Panel Antenna (FPA) market.
SPACS In Space, By Amanda L. Darling, Partner, K&L Gates LLP
What, exactly, is a Special Purpose Acquisition Company (“SPAC”) 
Resilience, Accomplishments & A Bright Future, Jonathan Firth, Chief Operating Officer, D-Orbit
D-Orbit adopted decisive measures to keep the company moving forward.
NSR INSIGHTS: Finally Time For Optical SATCOM?, Arthur Van Eeckhout, NSR Analyst, Belgium
In late January, ten Starlink satellites equipped with inter-satellite laser links (ISL) were launched.
Transforming Earth & Deep Space Missions: Optical Communications Technology, Jörg Rockstroh, Director of Business Development and Digital Products at WORK Microwave
Optical ground stations have emerged as an effective solution for mission operators and service providers.
Going To Space To Stay, Better Satellite World
We went into space in the 1960s — but we didn’t stay long.
Delivering SATCOM With LoRa®, Author: Remi Lorrain
The vast majority of connected “things” will be in areas lacking a standard connection.
How Does A Satellite Exceed Its Expected Lifespan?, Ask Stig-Ove...
The answer begins with a man called Stig-Ove
Rapid Commercial Satellite Imaging Solutions, Author: Pratik Kirve , Senior Content Writer, Allied Market Research
The high quality images of the Earth and the planet’s oceans provide important insights.
Focus: Kepler Communications & Kymeta, Author: Wen Cheng Chong, Chief Technical Officer & Co-Founder, Kepler Communications
The Kepler Mission is to build the internet in space
The State Of The Ground Segment, Joakim Espeland, Chief Executive Officer, QuadSAT
More satellites, of course, mean more required ground terminals.
A Conversation With International Explorer Mike Horn, Changing The World Through Technology
International explorer Mike Horn is renowned for undertaking dangerous expeditions around the world.
Space in Africa: Global Space Budgets, A Country-Level Analysis
This first-of-its-kind report examines the space budgets of 106 governments.
Advertiser Index
Advertiser Index, An Alphabetical Review of our Advertiser Sponsors
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