IRG and GVF to host satellite interference initiatives

The Satellite Interference Reduction Group (IRG) and Global VSAT Forum (GVF) are teaming up to hold a number of meetings and initiatives relating to satellite interference at IBC.

On September 6, the IRG and GVF are organising a Eutelsat-sponsored meeting to discuss value-added services, that may be enabled by the Space Data Assocation. The meeting will be hosted in the Holiday Inn, Amsterdam from 13:00-17:00.

IRG and GVF will also be talking on a satellite interference panel, hosted by Newtec on September 8 at 15:00 in room D203, Elicium building, no the second floor. More information and registration is available at

On September 11, the pair are organising an SES-sponsored Interference Prevention Summit in Hall 1 Balcony Suite: BM10/BM11.

IRG will also be hosting a series of workshops to discuss interference. “We have made a number of great advancements in the fight against interference, however more work still needs to be done and we need to involve the entire industry,” said David Hartshorn, secretary general, GVF. “These meetings will help us determine the next steps and communicate those to the industry.”

“We are keen to work together with GVF to further the fight against the costly problem of satellite interference,” said Martin Coleman, executive director, the Satellite Interference Reduction Group. “We believe the workshops will give people an additional channel to come and talk to us and find out more about how they can prevent interference.”

The IRG will be exhibiting at IBC on Stand 4.A61. The GVF will be exhibiting on Stand 6.B05

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