VSAT


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VSAT

[′vē‚sat]
(communications)

VSAT

(communications)

VSAT

(Very Small Aperture satellite Terminal) A small earth station for satellite transmission that handles up to 56 Kbits/sec of digital transmission. VSATs that handle the T1 data rate (up to 1.544 Mbits/sec) are called "TSATs."
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Previously the realm of commercial ships and large superyachts, VSAT is viewed as the best performing and most cost efficient way to achieve broadband Internet connectivity at sea as it offers flexible data packages coupled with pay monthly fixed costs.
Since enterprise VSAT provides these facilities at a lower cost, telecom operators and internet service providers (ISPs) have shown a growing preference to deploy enterprise VSAT networks instead of terrestrial networks.
Additionally, du will offer a complete line of high quality and high performance internet, intranet and extranet solutions on VSAT, enabling customers to increase productivity and profitability through IP technology.
Other sector also using the VSAT service are large companies having wide operational coverage such as distribution and timber companies.
Concentration on the small- to medium-sized enterprise, a sector which is poorly served by major service providers is viewed as an attractive niche for VSAT service providers.
Make no mistake, worldwide demand for VSAT networks is at its highest point ever and is expected to continue growing at an annual rate of nearly 30%.
The global satellite enterprise VSAT market is growing considerably faster than its major industry competitorstraditional telecom wireless and wireline networks, and mobile satellite L-Band solutions.
The market is currently witnessing a significant demand for maritime VSAT worldwide from government organizations, oil and gas companies, and commercial vessel providers.
The Romantis UHP is a next-generation, universal VSAT platform with high-processing capability, unique versatility, superior bandwidth utilization efficiency and scalability.
VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) is a wireless, satellite-based system that can support organisations, with dispersed offices and remote sites, to have internal telecommunications (voice and data) links.
While VSAT's inherent broadcast nature has firmly entrenched it in retail, automotive and financial services industries for interactive data, video and audio communications, it's the promise of the Internet that is propelling VSAT to its next growth plateau.