Connecting the unconnected - What is the role that satellite can play in reducing digital divide?

20 September 2018 15:00 - 15:50

8 Northumberland Ave, London WC2N 5BY, United Kingdom

Connecting the unconnected - What is the role that satellite can play in reducing digital divide?

Event: VSAT Global 2018, September 18 - 21, London, UK

Type: Panel Discussion

Speaker: Richard Schaap, Market Director Broadband Access, Executive Director Business Development

Topic: "Connecting the unconnected - What is the role that satellite can play in reducing digital divide?"

Join this session to get insights on:

  • What is the size and ratio of yet unconnected areas?
  • What is the plan by satellite service providers to connect the unconnected?
  • Discussing the new infrastructure required to connect the unconnected and provide internet services
  • Is there a business case for connecting the unconnected?
  • Rural connectivity challenges and how to overcome them
  • Competition and partnerships to the satellite industry – How to work together rather than compete

Speakers

Richard Schaap
Richard Schaap

Market Director Broadband Access, Executive Director Business Development

Richard Schaap has been with Newtec for over 15 years. Prior to Newtec, Richard was responsible as VP of Sales with Echostar outside the USA, mainly leading set-top box sales to DTH operators and …
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