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A New Class of Protected Satellite Communications

A new category of space-based protected tactical communications passed an important test last month. Intelsat General participated in tests led by the U.S. Air Force…

Commercial Integration Cell a Sign of Stronger Collaboration in Space

Later this summer the Commercial Integration Cell (CIC) will begin operations for a six-month trial in the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC), a command-and-control center…

The Top Ten Reasons America Needs a New Space Architecture

Next week at the SATELLITE 2015 show in Washington, DC, I will participate in an important panel discussion titled The Future of Government and Military…

The Cost of COMSATCOM vs. MILSATCOM

Recently a study conducted by the DoD came out purporting to show that commercial satellite bandwidth is more expensive than bandwidth provided by military-owned satellites. Here’s…

Building a More Resilient SATCOM – Protected Communications

With the rise of network-centric warfare, the connectivity and situational awareness delivered by satellite communications (SATCOM) has never been more vital. Potential adversaries are experimenting…

Intelsat’s EpicNG Ku-band Spacecraft Will Outperform Both Existing Ku-band and WGS Ka-band Satellites

The U.S. government leases a significant amount of commercial satellite bandwidth to conduct airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (AISR) missions over the hotspots of the…

Modifying UAS CONOPS Would Dramatically Increase Bandwidth Options

The American military enjoys a large C4/ISR superiority over any other force in the world today. This superiority is fueled by satellite communications (SATCOM) bandwidth.…

Protected Communications on Commercial Satellites

The U.S. Government makes extensive use of satellite communications (SATCOM).  Military and commercial SATCOM infrastructure can provide data, video, and voice connectivity between any two…

Ka-band vs. Ku-band: The Knowledge You Need to Make the Right Decision for Your Organization

People making decisions about buying satellite communications services for their agency or company recently have been bombarded in ads and articles with conflicting and sometimes…