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Houston, We Have Disruption

When many of us think of disruption we think small. The client-server model disrupted the mainframe and mini market. Small hard drives in RAID formation disrupted larger hard drives. Tablets and smartphones disrupted PCs, etc. The digital device disrupted camera...

Satellite 2012 In DC is High Energy

There is a strong trade show floor buzz here at Satellite 2012 in DC. TMC has three editors here covering the show so expect solid coverage of all the major happenings soon. Here are some early pictures. ...

Expert Opinion: Pandora is Less Engaging

For well over half a decade, radio has been a one-way medium allowing you to listen to a station or change it. Until Pandora and other streaming radio stations like Slacker and Spotify, radio spoke to you and you basically...

TMC Covers NASA STS-135

Doug Mohney is covering NASA's STS-135 launch today and to learn more, check out this podcast between Doug and TMC's Erik Linask. I will update you with more of TMCnet's coverage of the launch throughout the day and be sure...

PSTN Death is Near

I vividly remember driving my car in 1999 – two years after the company where I am CEO, TMC decided to launch Internet Telephony Magazine and thinking VoIP was going to change the way communications works and eventually kill the...

You Want a Gun With That Satellite Dish?

At a Montana Radio Shack you can get a free gun when you buy a satellite dish and if you don't want the gun you can get a $50 Pizza Hut gift certificate instead. And it seems Montana is a...

Heading to Satellite 2011 in DC

My team is at a number of events this week and many of us will be at the Satellite 2011 show in Washington DC. I am heading down there now and hope to see some of my readers at the...

Are Pay-TV Companies Suicidal?

I don’t mean to sound an alarm bell but run for the doors – if you are a cable company or telco, just what the heck are you thinking? Let me lay out the facts. Kodak is a shell of...

International Datacasting Corporation Update

I had a chance to sit down with Fred Godard the President and CEO and Christine Rozak, the Director of Marketing at International Datacasting Corporation (IDC) to learn more about the company’s activity in the satellite and related markets. Based...

RRsat Supports Holistic Video Broadcasts

I spent some time at the recent SATCON New York 2010 show talking with Telx Ethernet Exchange program participant RRsat to discuss the company’s holistic approach to global communications which blends their satellite and fiber networks allowing for a...

Use 3G on Mount Everest

In the past year we have had one TMC team member take a hike up Mount Everest – and if you know me – you know I asked – do they have 3G there? Well, it turns out they...

Thrane & Thrane Update

I recently had a chance to sit with Ron Lockerby of Thrane & Thrane to learn about what was new with the company’s satellite product line which serves a diverse set of markets such as maritime, aeronautical and land mobile....

Harmonic Update

I recently had a chance to chat with Ian Jefferson, VP Sales & Biz Dev at Harmonic to learn more about his company which provides video solutions to a variety of spaces from telco to satellite. Recently the company purchased...

Optibase Update

Recently I had a chance to sit down with Optibase VP of Sales, Mike Chorpash to talk about his company which focuses on advanced video solutions. There isn’t much new to report – you may recall TMC reported the company...

Hope To Start Blogging Again Tomorrow

I've had a chance this past week or so to spend two days with companies in the Satellite space at SATCON and a day at 4G World with wireless companies and two days at Interop with IT companies. That may...

Fujitsu IP-900 Increases Broadcast Efficiency

“Twenty years ago the idea that a cable company would be buying NBC was shocking,” was a salient quote during an interview with Fujitsu VP Keith Dunford and Erin Sun the Senior Marketing Manager at the Content and Communications...

TerreStar Networks AT&T Satellite Phone is Here

Last year I conducted an interview with TerreStar Networks CTO CTO Dennis Matteson and he showed off his company's exciting new smartphone which works on 3G and Satellite networks allowing customers to utilize the best network for the call depending...

Cbeyond, Backhaul and 4G RAN News

It's been a busy morning with meetings and I literally have 100 items I want to write about and wish I had more time. Its really days like this with the influx of really interesting news that I love my...

TV Disruption to Happen More Slowly Than You Think

If you have any interest in understanding how the internet will or will not disrupt television broadcasting you must read this article from Bill Gurley, Benchmark Capital. Bill explains in well-thought out detail that affiliate fees will block disruption for...

iDirect Optimizes IP communications over Satellite

Recently I had a chance to meet with David Bettinger the CTO of iDirect to discuss his company's achievements. His company founded in 1994 provides IP communications equipment for the satellite industry. By accelerating TCP/IP protocols the company allows more...

Spacenet Satellite Services Aid Haiti, Boost Business Continuity

At the Satellite 2010 show in Maryland I had a chance to sit down with Jon Douglas of Spacenet Inc. and learn about his company which is 30 years-old. An interesting twist on traditional satellite delivery - aside from providing...

Heading to Satellite 2010 in DC

I am on the train now and heading down to the Satellite 2010 expo in Washington, DC. I have wall-to-wall meetings for a few days and will do my best to keep you posted on the latest in the satellite...

Tech, Telecom: The Energy is Back

 Communications, wireless, consumer electronics, cloud computing, virtualization -- in a turbulent market, it is good to be in technology. Monster.com was one of the companies I considered to have a natural monopoly in the US job search market a decade...

Satellite as a Service, Yes its True

Software as a Service or SaaS has become an established way of working where instead of buying servers, operating systems and software, you lease software over the web on a monthly basis allowing you to scale up or down as...

GlobeCast Interview With Matthew Rosenstein

GlobeCast is a division of France Telecom and is a broadbast service provider handling content management and delivery for broadcasters and other companies. According to Mathew Rosenstein, the company has an extensive satellite and fiber network and they are expanding...
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