SATELLITE 2018 | MARCH 12 - 15, 2018 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Washington, D.C
October 04, 2017 – Vol. #14 Issue #1 Attend | exhibit | sponsors | store
MARCH 12 - 15, 2018
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.
More than just a satellite show...
Registration is Open!
dnlk17_lindsey Lindsey Fuller Show Director

It all starts with a connection. Conversation, interaction, innovation, brilliance…it all starts with that first spark, that first handshake, that first moment when you realize something different is happening. SATELLITE 2018 is all about making that connection.

We’re putting you in the same room with brilliant minds in the satellite community. If you’re new to SATELLITE and exploring ways your company can capitalize on connectivity, this is an unprecedented opportunity to pick the brains of satellite rock stars, and bounce ideas off other professionals whose organizations rely on satellite communications to deliver a superior product to their customers.

We’re creating opportunities for you to meet with new companies and markets. The world as we know it is becoming more and more connected.  Multi-device use by consumers, on-the-go information demanded at all times, seamless communication despite the location, automation, collection of data for predictive analytics.  Satellites are poised to provide the services… Read More»


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Right now you can sign up to walk the largest show floor displaying satellite-enabled products and services at no cost! From testing products, connecting with vendors, running into old friends, and meeting new contacts, the SATELLITE exhibition is unrivaled in value.

Plus, you'll have access to the 2nd Annual Startup Space competition and live tech demos in the SATELLITE Unveiled Theater, happening right on the show floor.

So hurry up and grab your free pass because it won't last forever. Prices increase after December 14, 2017.

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conference update

We are very excited to begin sharing updates for the new SATELLITE 2018 conference program! Please note that we are still in the process of inviting speakers and responding to hundreds of emails with suggestions and proposals for conference sessions. In each new issue of Downlink, we will present a handful of new speakers and topics that are confirmed for SATELLITE 2018. Our initial updates include:

Youngsuk Jeon, COO, KT Corp. is our first featured speaker for our new Media & Content Forum taking place on Monday, March 12. Mr. Jeon will speak during the session, “Ultra HDTV Live Event and News Broadcasting: The Olympics and Beyond” taking place at 9:45 a.m.  Mr. Jeon and panelists will discuss  how satellites will play a role in the planned distribution, application ecosystem and infrastructure supporting the 2018 Winter Olympics and 2020 Summer Olympics, factoring in the rollout of 5G services and the… Read More»

exhibition update

SATELLITE 2018 will bring together more than 14,500 professionals spanning the entire satellite and aerospace ecosystems, including individuals from markets such as:

Enterprise & Consumer Industries  Finance
Military & Government Telecommunications
Media & Content Providers  Transportation 

To discuss your company’s presence and a customized package that will truly help your company stand out from the crowd, contact Michael Cassinelli today at +1 (301) 354-1691 or

From CEOs from the largest aerospace companies in the world to engineering students with fresh, exciting ideas to share, the SATELLITE show floor will be jam-packed with the latest technologies and brightest minds shaping the future of the world’s space economy.  You shouldn't miss the opportunity to have your company’s… Read More»


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Sky and Space Global hits new nano-satellites milestone

Nano-satellite specialist Sky and Space Global has achieved a major milestone in proving that nano-satellites can power mobile communications.

This is another step towards the company’s ambition to open up access to communications networks for remote locations and emerging markets.

In some parts of the world, getting access to communications services like mobile phone calls, messaging and image exchange is really difficult. Actually, it can be nigh-on impossible. But providing infrastructure by conventional means is too complex and expensive in some areas – and the resulting cost of access would be way beyond the budgets of potential users of the service.

Yet it’s exactly those emerging markets and remote locations that are tricky to serve that could benefit the most from access to communications services. So instead of using conventional means, Sky and Space Global has a plan to deliver communications services… Read More»

satellite market update

Alok Shah Shares Samsung’s Perspective on 5G
Via Satellite, 9/26/17 - As Samsung’s vice president of networks strategy, Alok Shah has had a pivotal role in determining the company’s approach to the 5G rollout. Shah will be participating in the “Evolution of Applications, Ecosystem…

ViaSat, Boeing Begin Full Construction of ViaSat 3 Satellites
Via Satellite, 9/25/17 - ViaSat has completed the Critical Design Review (CDR) milestones for the ViaSat 3 class spacecraft. The company successfully completed the payload CDR last week, and when combined with the successful bus CDR…

Sitael, Inovor Partner to Tackle Nanosatellite Market
Via Satellite, 9/27/17 - South Australian startup Inovor Technologies has signed a letter of intent with Sitael to jointly establish a multi-million dollar company in South Australia to design and manufacture nanosatellites, microsatellites…

SRT Marine to Build and Launch Satellite Constellation
Via Satellite, 9/25/17 - SRT Marine Systems announced that it will build and launch its own maritime monitoring satellite constellation called Ocean-Scan. The satellites will provide enhanced global vessel detection and tracking and a new…

SpaceX’s Megaconstellation Hits Regulatory Hurdles
Via Satellite, 9/27/17 - Regulators at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) are concerned that SpaceX’s proposed broadband megaconstellation could lead to interference with competing systems. The constellation, dubbed “StarLink”…

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