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Advanced vehicle antennas will enable high-throughput satellite connections

By Mark Rasmussen, Vice President & General Manager, Mobility New cars have been equipped with satellite antennas since the early 2000s, when both satellite radio and GPS navigation first became widely available to motorists. But those automotive antennas, typically a shark-fin shaped appendage ...

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Satellites are Critical for IoT Sector to Reach its Full Potential

In a recent TechCrunch article, Mohammad Marashi, Intelsat’s Vice President of Innovation & Service Architecture shares his thoughts about how satellite technology will be critical in supporting the development of the IoT sector and new innovations such as the connected car and autonomous vehi...

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Intelsat: Satellites in the Driverless Car Sector

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Satellites to Provide Vital Link to Connected Cars

Jay Yass, Vice President, Business Development Terrestrial Wi-Fi and cellular networks support just a portion of the grid that will be required to allow fully autonomous vehicles to navigate city streets and highways. Satellites will play an equally important role in delivering secure software updat...

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Satellite Security for Connected Cars

Safety is paramount for connected and autonomous automobiles. They demand failsafe and ubiquitous communication that is more than tamper resistant – it must have the reliability and dependability of a technology on which human life depends. Satellite systems provide an attractive solution. A sa...

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