Satellite broadcasting

5 QUICK ACTIONS YOU CAN TAKE TODAY THAT JUST MAY SAVE YOUR NETWORK AFTER A NATURAL DISASTER

(The following blog entry is a refresh of the original blog entry “Clever Ideas That Can Save Your Network After a Natural Disaster”, originally published June, 2019) Just the news we were waiting for… For the seventh year in a row, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (NOAA) is predicting an above-average 2022…

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LOOKING FOR A COMPANY TO MANAGE YOUR NETWORK? THESE FOUR SIMPLE QUESTIONS ARE KEY TO YOUR SEARCH

Until six months ago, the majority of our customers utilized the services of LinkUp Communications for two reasons — to purchase satellite space segment for their networks, and/or to install and maintain their company owned or operated satellite delivery system — uplink, downlinks, the entire lot. Adding managed network services under the LinkUp umbrella was…

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The C-Band Transition: Two Big Mistakes You Won’t Want to Make

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We’ve updated this blog entry from the earlier publication (Aug. 5, 2020) “The C-band Transition: Here’s One Big Mistake You Won’t Want to Make” to reflect the current timeline of the repack and ongoing discussions we’re having with those in the industry. We are midway through the C-band repack. We’ve spent over a year putting…

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The Complete List of Can’t-Do-Without Tools for Anyone Who Maintains a Satellite Antenna

At Link Up Communications, we take our tools seriously. Categorized and inventoried after every install, our installation tools are carefully organized in our office on their own ridiculously expensive heavy-duty shelves. Like you, we know that having the right tool – not just something that will “do” – saves you from a whole lot of…

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The Overpowering Reach of Broadband

Two articles that involve the FCC recently caught my attention.   One, entitled “Actual US broadband penetration & speed falls far short of FCC claims” (https://appleinsider.com/articles/21/05/10/actual-us-broadband-penetration-speed-falls-far-short-of-fcc-claims) reveals that the FCC’s broadband maps — maps that track the speed and penetration of Internet in rural areas — are “wildly inaccurate”.   The other, published in Wired…

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