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Today's Satellite: Different than you May Remember

Joel Schroeder  (Director, Land Mobile, Intelsat)

Matthew Brungardt  (Verizon Frontline Response Manager, Verizon)

Tim O'Connell  (CEO, Rescue 42, Inc.)

Ken Rehbehn  (Principal Analyst, CritComm Insights)

Margo Deckard  (COO, Lynk Global, Inc.)

Henrik Norrelykke  (Cobham SATCOM)

Location: N262

Date: Wednesday, March 23

Time: 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Track: Emergency Comms: LMR, LTE, 5G

Format: Short Course

Vault Recording: TBD

For many in critical communications, there has been a love/hate relationship with satellite. On the plus side, satellite can provide connectivity when terrestrial systems are unavailable; however, it often came with significant challenges. Limited bandwidth, lengthy setup times, noticeable latencies and high costs were just a few of the downsides of traditional satellite offerings, but modern satellite solutions are addressing many of these concerns. Learn how GEO satellite services are more robust and practical than ever, as well as how the development of LEO satellite systems promise unprecedented capabilities in the near future.