Satellite industry organisations to merge

Satellite industry bodies the Global Satellite Operators Association (GSOA) and the Global VSAT Forum (GVF) are to merge. The outfits’ respective boards have approved combining both associations, to take effect on June 1. The move will result in the GSOA becoming a trade association comprised of 70 member companies spanning the entire satellite ecosystem from […]

GVF names Irina Petrov as acting secretary general

Global satellite industry association GVF has named Irina Petrov, its VP for marketing and membership, as acting secretary general following the forthcoming departure of David Meltzer. Petrov will take up the post on May 24. Meltzer, based at GVF’s Washington, D.C. Office has served as secretary general since 2018, leading the association in promoting the […]

Mobile operators not making use of available spectrum, says report

Mobile operators are not using all the spectrum currently available to them, either because it has yet to be licensed by regulators they have simply neglected to use it, according to a study by LS Telcom.  According to the study by LS Telcom, in most regions of the world at least 30% of spectrum identified […]