Considerations for Ku-Band Satellite Internet
VSAT systems are designed to use a variety of industry frequencies, such as Ka-Band, C-Band or Ku-Band. There are others, but most commercial networks choose the C-Band or Ku-Band frequencies.
Despite the constant internet penetration, according to a report by UN’s Broadband Commission, 54% of world’s 7.4 billion population still don’t have access to basic internet services. Two third of globe is also still lacking any internet coverage, making it extremely costly and financially unfeasible to provide internet access for some 700 million people living in these areas.
This is the second article of the two-part series “The Role of VSAT in Supporting NGOs during Disasters in Africa”. The first article focused on telemedicine projects in Mozambique and Uganda. This article will look at the role of VSAT during disasters in two more African countries: Zambia and Cape Verde.
Natural disasters such as floods, fires, and storms affect thousands of people in Africa. From the destruction of buildings to the spread of disease, natural disasters can devastate entire countries overnight and seriously disrupt the community with massive human, material, economic and environmental losses. To prevent these losses during disasters, emergency communication systems are critical in terms of safety, and ensuring the continuous operation and rapid recovery of emergency communication systems is more important than ever.
If you are following technology news, you probably know of the advances in high speed Internet platforms such as LTE and direct fiber to home technologies. Older connectivity platforms such as satellite communication thru VSAT may seem old and outdated. However in many countries, VSAT networks are actually very much desired for the advantages they offer in Internet broadband access and corporate WAN connectivity.
The mining industry is facing a challenging situation where the scarcity of resources is compelling mining companies to operate in increasingly remote environments. These remote mining sites are usually cut off from telecommunication infrastructures, and in situations where they are available, these telecommunication networks are usually unreliable most of the time.
How do you ensure that your online connectivity is dependable and running at full-speed? When you are busy managing a company, it can be difficult to keep track of everything. That is why VSAT internet service providers are an important resource for all types of enterprises. These entities are leading experts in information technology support and they hold the key to improved communications. You can lean on them to provide you with a dependable communications service that allows you to reach more customers in more places.
Do you frequently lose online connectivity at the most inconvenience times? Do you find yourself without service more often than you have it? Does your business rely on being able to communicate with your customers often? Do you live in a rural area where it’s hard for you to hold video conferences because your internet provider is unreliable? Satellite Internet Solutions is the answer you need to have a reliable service that helps you serve your clients better. A dependable service provider can provide you with satellite internet that allows you to conduct video conferencing and voice over IP with your customers.