The transition towards digitalization and automation is speeding up in the maritime industry. Cutting-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data Analytics (BDA), Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (IoT) are already influencing the industry, projecting a new operations paradigm and introducing new types of vessel, smart ship and autonomous ship.
On 11 August 2005, IPSTAR roared into orbit and the satellite industry was not the same again. The launch of the IPSTAR broadband satellite, to this day 15 years ago exactly, marked the introduction of broadband satellite services in Asia Pacific.
Fast and reliable internet connectivity is critical for every part of the world–on land, in the air and at sea. It’s the lifeblood of every business because, without it, maintaining competitiveness, growth, and operations is incredibly difficult.
Due to the emergence of High Throughput Satellites (HTS), the satellite market has changed significantly. Ten years on and HTS have proved their worth, making it clear they are here to stay – but have the systems reached their full potential or is there more yet to come?