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Demand for X-band to Persist Despite US Military Drawbacks

Via Satellite – Providers of X-band services may find more staying power in military areas of operation. XTAR, an X-band satellite operator, has mentioned that the general downturn in satellite capacity demand has not been as acute as what is seen for other bandwidths. The key reason for this, according to the operator, is the continued…

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XTAR Commentary: “Avoiding the China Comsat Trap”

The discussion in ANALYSIS: Avoiding the China Comsat Trap by Ben Iannotta in Deep Dive Intelligence, June 17, 2013, on the debate revolving around the DoD’s recent purchase of satellite capacity from a Chinese company, helps to focus on the key issue:  the U.S. military buys commercial satellite bandwidth with a process that inevitably increases…

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