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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…

An ‘Epic’ Foray Into Military Satcom

Diminishing military budgets and resources, as well as vast areas of the Pacific Ocean with minimal satellite coverage, are creating an ever-expanding need for bandwidth…

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…

Why Ku-band Makes the Most Sense for the DoD

Commercial satellite capacity has proven its reliability over the last decade of U.S. military operations in the Middle East, Southwest Asia and Africa, and is…

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…