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December ‘HTS Roundtable’ to Feature Isotropic Systems & GVF Keynotes; March 2020 ‘Satellite & the Cloud’ Details Announced

PRESS RELEASE The GVF-C21 Partnership has announced details of the opening keynote addresses to be given at the HTS Roundtable: GEOs, MEOs, LEOs – Enabling a Brave New World on 2nd December 2019 at ETC Venues-St Pauls, 200 Aldersgate, London EC1A 4HD. Asking the question “2019: Is the Past Prologue?“, David Meltzer, Secretary General of […]

GVF and Satellite Operators Issue Updated Guidance for New Antenna Products

London – GVF and a group consisting of premier operators of communication satellite networks – AsiaSat, Eutelsat, Inmarsat, Intelsat and SES — have collaborated to produce updated guidance to antenna manufacturers regarding the satellite operators’ expectations for new antenna products and how to demonstrate compliance with the Satellite Operator Minimum Performance Specifications (SOMAP). The SOMAP […]

London ‘AeroConnect 2019’

On 29th October the GVF-C21 Partnership brought satellite industry debate to London’s Heathrow Airport Renaissance Hotel. Being within sight of the runways of this major international air transportation hub was an appropriate geographic context for dialogue on ‘AeroConnect – The Inflight Online Revolution’. As forecast by all the satellite industry’s key analysts, the aero connectivity […]

Satellite industry calls for pragmatic spectrum allocation decisions ahead of WRC-19

The Global Satellite Coalition asks policymakers to recognise the vast societal benefits that satellite services provide 28 October 2019: The Global Satellite Coalition (GSC) calls on national policymakers to make realistic and pragmatic allocation decisions at the forthcoming World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19), where critical discussions will be held about the use of spectrum across a […]

London ‘AeroConnect’ & ‘HTS Roundtable’ to Further Expand Dialogue on Satcoms Global Growth

GVF-C21 Programmes Bring Debate to Heathrow & The City LONDON – The GVF-C21 Partnership has announced details of the speaker line-up to feature in the 29th October return of its ‘AeroConnect – The Inflight Online Revolution at 35,000 feet’ conference. This London programme, now a regular feature of the GVF-C21 Partnership portfolio, and taking place […]

GVF & EMP (C21) PARTNERSHIP GOES FORWARD TO ANOTHER 15 YEARS OF COLLABORATION WITH HEIGHTENED COOPERATION

GVF & EMP (C21) are delighted to announce the signing of a new partnership arrangement taking their collaborative endeavours forward for a further 15 years… and beyond. The Partnership will continue to organise roundtable-style conference programmes aimed at stimulating frank and unharnessed exchanges of views, focusing on key developments and objectives as they affect the […]

GVF@CommunicAsia 2019

David Meltzer, Secretary General, GVF talks to Richard Hooper, Satellite Evolution, about the organisation, its direction and what benefits it can deliver to its members.

High Impact Thought-Leadership Panels a Key Feature Embedded in World’s Major 5G Event

Post-Event Summary On 13th June 2019 the GVF-Century 21 Communications (formerly the GVF-EMP) Partnership presented the latest programme in its portfolio, with a focus on the evolution of the relationship of satellite communications solutions to cellular, or mobile, networks, as the latter evolves towards the next generation – 5G. The Partnership’s Cellular Backhaul 2019: Satellite […]

5G-Satellite Integration Focus for London Thought-Leadership Panels

GVF-EMP Programme Embedded in World’s Major 5G Event LONDON – The GVF-EMP Partnership has announced final details of the programme for Cellular Backhaul 2019: Satellite and the 5G Journey, an embedded feature of 5G World Summit, the biggest 5G-dedicated event in the world, and taking place on 13 June at London’s Docklands ExCeL Center. The […]