Ka-band and Beyond - Bridging the Digital Divide

Tuesday 29 January 2013


This as a presentation Serge Van Herck (Newtec CEO) gave at CSTB 2013 (January) on Ka-band and bridging the digital divide.

The main conclusions were:

- Ka HTS will not kill Ku nor C but will be complementary for closing the digital divide in Russia.
- KA HTS consumer broadband can only succeed if:
+ Low cost terminals with self installation capability
+ Strong distribution channels and brand to sell to the consumer

More info on broadband access via satellite can be found here.