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Satellite Communications (Part 1): Not What you May Remember

Josh Miner  (Vice President and General Manager, Land Mobile, Iridium Communications)

Gary Monetti  (Founder and Managing Director, Monetti & Associates Consulting)

David Fotheringham  (Director of Product Management , Kymeta)

Jerry Creekbaum  (CTO, Expedition Communications)

Britt Lewis  (Senior Vice President, Direct Sales and Business Development, Inmarsat Government)

Location: W228

Date: Wednesday, September 29

Time: 2:45pm - 4:00pm

Track: Satellite

Format: 75-Minute Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

The names are well-known, but the offerings of traditional satellite-communications providers have changed dramatically during the past few years. As constellations and terrestrial-based equipment have evolved (as well as the economics of putting them into orbit), so have the offerings of established satellite providers. While appreciated as a last-resort communications alternative in the past, satellite has been viewed by many first-responders agencies as being too expensive and operationally difficult to use on a regular basis. Learn how many of those perceptions are simply myths today.