Category Archives: Data

East Africa: Regional conference on satellite communication

This week, more than 250 delegates from East African countries are gathering for a regional conference on broadband and satellite communication for East Africa. The five-day meeting from 15 to 19 April 2013 is taking place in Kampala, Uganda and … Continue reading

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Could 4G help rural areas get online?

While the government likes to talk about broadband as a commodity, alongside water or electricity, the sad truth is that many rural areas can get little to no service. There have been many false dawns in rural broadband; so is … Continue reading

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Mobile Satellite Broadband for Events

Events come in all shapes and sizes from little cosy gatherings to gigantic extravaganzas. They also take place in allsorts of locations from city centres to remote mountaintops. Often they will be arranged in ad hoc places which do not … Continue reading

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Visualising crises outside the visible spectrum

For decades, satellite remote sensing has provided fundamental insights in countless physical science fields such as ecology, geosciences, atmospheric physics, and chemistry. However, as it relates to human and socioeconomic processes, satellite remote sensing is an incredibly powerful tool that … Continue reading

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Satellite broadband ‘more flexible than cable’

Satellite broadband services offer greater flexibility than the cable equivalent. At Apogee Internet we stand firmly by this contention. We signed up last year with SES Astra in a widely publicised deal because satellite services are now far more accessible … Continue reading

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Support available from the Welsh Assembly for those in Internet access “not-spots”

The Welsh Assembly has made £2M pounds available in order to help those living in areas in Wales that have no access to broadband Internet. What does this mean? It means that you can get your satellite broadband equipment and … Continue reading

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UK Satellite Broadband and Television on the same dish.

It is now possible to have one dish, or antenna as we prefer to call them, that provides satellite television as well as satellite broadband in the UK. We are the only satellite broadband service provider in the UK that … Continue reading

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Satellite Broadband Internet for Scotland by Apogee Internet

Lets face it. Scotland is, for the most part, a relatively sparsely populated country. That is in the context of Western Europe. Away from the biggest cities and towns, its telecommunications infrastructure for the average end user is more likely … Continue reading

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New Satellite Technology a Possible ‘Game Changer’ for Communications

As the interoperability discussion continues, so does the frustration of many who have worked on this issue for decades but haven’t seen their goals realized. So it makes sense to take a look into the future of what could be … Continue reading

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LEO and MEO Satellites

Traditional communications satellites orbit at what is known as a geosynchronous (GEO) orbit at a height above the earth of 22,300 miles (36,000 km). The advantage to this very specific location is that it takes 24 hours for the satellite to orbit … Continue reading

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