Satellite

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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Compelling Reasons Why You Should Always Shop Open Source for Broadcast Components

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We were visiting a potential customer earlier this summer — pitching the idea of retiring their Comstream platform for a new, digital platform with all the bells and whistles — when the subject of the extravagant cost of certain proprietary broadcast software came up. Like so many of the other ministries we serve, our new…

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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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