In The News – February 2024

In The News – February 2024

The Future of GEO Satellite Services: A Service Provider Perspective

The large-scale deployment of Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite services, exemplified by projects like Starlink and OneWeb entering the African market, raises questions about the future of Geostationary Orbit (GEO) satellite services. With 36 LEO projects in the pipeline and a forecasted launch of approximately 63,416 satellites, concerns arise regarding the potential obsolescence of GEO satellites.

Dr. Dawie de Wet navigates the complex interplay between LEO and GEO satellites, offering a strategic roadmap for Q-KON & Twoobii and the broader satellite industry in Africa and beyond.

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Driving Agricultural Transformation through Smart Satellite Services

Agricultural Transformation through Smart Satellite Services refers to the utilization of satellite technology to enhance agricultural practices. This could involve using satellite data for precision farming, monitoring crop health, assessing soil moisture levels, predicting weather patterns, and optimizing resource allocation. By harnessing satellite services, farmers can make more informed decisions, increase productivity, and contribute to the overall transformation of the agricultural sector.

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Team Spotlight: Setting the Standard!

JP van Dyk
Technical Account Manager

Meet JP, our Technical Account Manager extraordinaire, who’s just conquered the elite 172-hour GVF training program with flying colours! 

GVF Training is the gold standard in the industry, recognized worldwide for its comprehensive coverage of satellite communications. From VSAT to maritime and mobile/SNG terminals, JP’s mastery extends across the board.

With this expertise, JP is well-equipped to provide top-notch support to clients, demonstrating a commitment to professional development and ensuring our team’s capability to handle a wide range of technical and sales challenges with precision and proficiency. 

Did You Know? 

Sputnik 1 was about the size of a beach ball, took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth and led to the creation of NASA and DARPA!

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