Home » ISPreview UK News Archives »
DC-Sat Backs MTV/Nasdaq Events
By: MarkJ - 09 December, 2003 (1:26 PM)

The UK ISP DC-Sat has utilised its SATLYNX two-way high speed broadband satellite platform to delivery web casting and Internet access to two major international annual events:

Key Nasdaq And MTV Events Utilize the SATLYNX BBI Platform

The SATLYNX versatile two-way high speed satellite Broadband Interactive platform (BBI) was used by communications company, DC-Sat.Net, to provide web casting and high-speed communications to two major international annual events.

In London, SATLYNX' BBI data streaming capabilities were used to web cast Nasdaq's 11th Technology Conference. The data streams 72,000km round-trip journey via satellite delivered live and uninterrupted conference coverage to thousands of people in remote locations throughout the world.

Edinburgh hosted this year's MTV European Music Awards, which was watched by an estimated one billion people in 28 countries. DC-Sat.Net used the SATLYNX BBI platform to provide the MTV press office with broadband capacity so that photographers could send digital pictures of the evening to their news desks via a satellite uplink.

BBI is compliant with the DVB-RCS open standard (EN301 790). BBI is designed to meet ever-increasing demands in Europe for high-speed data delivery and communications. SATLYNX solutions optimize the use of satellite technologies for a wide range of enterprise networking and broadband IP needs. BBI offers data rates of up to 8Mbps download stream and up to 2 Mbps upload stream.

SATLYNX is a joint venture owned by SES GLOBAL, Gilat Satellite Networks and Alcatel Space, with headquarters in Luxembourg. SATLYNX has created an unrivalled portfolio of reliable and cost-effective two-way broadband service solutions for a wide range of applications, with full European coverage. Customers being served by SATLYNX' network include France TÚlÚcom, La Poste (France) BT Openworld (UK), TISCALI (Italy), ESSO (Europe) and NeoSky (Spain) among others. Additional information about SATLYNX can be found at http://www.satlynx.com

DC-Sat.net is a London-based communications company that uses satellite broadband services for a wide range of applications such as remote communications, live presentations, retail advertising, micro-broadcast channels, wide area networks and distance learning.

History - [News Archives]


Copyright © 1999 to Present - ISPreview.co.uk - All Rights Reserved (Terms, Privacy Policy, Links (.), Website Rules).