New VSAT Monitoring and Geolocation System to Mitigate Interference Debuts from Atos

Atos has launched their new satellite monitoring and geolocation system, which can detect, localize and mitigate interference from the ever-increasing number of smallsat carriers and devices. Named Atos SkyMon ILS (Interference Localization System) VSAT, the system — formerly known as SIECAMS — is the latest innovation following Atos’ recent acquisition of Siemens Convergence Creators (CVC), resulting in reinforced capabilities in the space market. Over the next couple of years, thousands of powerful smallsats will be launched into LEO, which means that detecting and localizing interference is therefore becoming more and more crucial.   Atos SkyMon ILS VSAT, a fully integrated solution to monitor, identify and geolocate interference caused by VSAT networks and provides: Overview of the identified VSAT networks including all active terminals Monitoring of cross-pol and adjacent satellite interference for each active terminal Geographical location of VSAT terminals on a map Classification of VSAT network Automatic identification of TDMA carriers Demodulation of TDMA carriers List of terminal-IDs causing interference Atos SkyMon ILS VSAT is part of a complete software suite which includes: SkyMon ILS – interference localization system working with two adjacent satellites SkyMon ILS ONE – the world’s first single satellite geolocation system SkyMon TIS – terrestrial interference scanner to identify and localize interferences caused by terrestrial mobile communication networks SkyMon CID – identification of the DVB-Carrier-ID Pierre Barnabe, COO, Big Data & Security, at Atos, said the company’s SkyMon is the most comprehensive range of solutions to identify and geolocate any kind of satellite interference and this latest addition enables Atos to support its clients in solving the challenges of a heavily crowded space. SkyMon ILS VSAT is ready to order now and will be delivered by the end of...

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Kratos awarded contract to build proof-of-concept system

$2.6 million awarded to enable Satellite Communication (SATCOM) roaming capability for the U.S. government National Security Solutions provider, Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, has announced that its Kratos RT Logic subsidiary won an award for the Pilot Phase 2 programme. This effort will implement a proof-of-concept system enabling an enterprise solution to increase the capacity and resiliency of wide-band satellite communications (SATCOM)…. Read...

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Integrasys has welcomed the new EMEA Sales Manager, Sebastien Couvet

 Madrid, Spain, 18th June 2018 – Integrasys has welcomed the new EMEA Sales Manager, Sebastien Couvet, to its team’s headquarter office in Las Rozas, Madrid.  With over 20 years of experience as an international sales manager in ICT and IT sectors, Couvet has been recruited by Integrasys to help develop the business further across Europe, Middle East Asia and Africa. Having previously worked with major organizations of the industry, telefony operators and manufactures.  Sebastien brings a wealth of knowledge of telecommunications, as well as the company’s product offerings and customer base.  Sebastien Couvet, EMEA Sales Manager, Integrasys commented: “I am very proud and excited to join Integrasys team. I am looking forward to be very soon in contact with our partners and customers with the aim to achieve a great job together.”  Álvaro Sánchez, General Manager, Integrasys, commented: “Sebastien’s experience in the industry, and his proven ability will be a great asset to the company. We are glad to be welcoming him to the team.”  Our new member has a consolidated experience in defining business strategies and commercial policies for Export sales in IT sectors. In charge of a client portfolio distributed in more than 15 countries, mainly in Western & Central Europe and Baltic countries as well as Australia or North Africa. Responsible for the development and implementation of individualized sales strategies to fit markets trends and to motivate and incentive both direct and indirect sales channels in order to increase sales revenues through new and  existing customers. Used to working in an international environment and to travel, multilingual and with skills and aptitudes for the technological and industrial markets. Permanently focused in achieving quantitative and qualitative objectives defined by markets and periods. Dynamic, pragmatic and with high communication skills to establish strong and long-term relationships, negotiate commercial agreements and manage complex sales processes.  Thanks to this incorporation, Integrasys is adding even more value to its customers because the success is reached by the best employees. Sebastien is one of those.  Integrasys has continually been recognised with industry awards over the past two to three years, most recently winning the Most Innovative Technology at the World Teleport Association awards, presented during Satellite 2018.  About Integrasys  Integrasys specialises in providing satellite spectrum monitoring systems for the satellite, telecommunication, and broadcast markets. Its solutions enable fast and efficient installation and monitoring, helping reduce both errors and cost.  Integrasys is a privately-owned company, founded in 1990 by a group of experts in automated RF and microwave test systems and software.  For more information, please visit:  Website – http://www.integrasys-space.com/  Twitter – https://twitter.com/IntegrasysSA  LinkedIn –...

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Belintersat Selects Controlsat from Integrasys to ensure SLA compliance and a High Quality Interference Free Service

Madrid, Spain, 11th June 2018 – Integrasys, leading manufacturer of Carrier Monitoring Systems has provided Belintersat, the Belarus Satellite Operator with its Controlsat Carrier Monitoring System to deliver a high quality and interference free service. With Integrasys’ Controlsat Carrier Monitoring System, Belintersat is able to monitor up to 200 carriers per second. As well as this, the service offers unmanned operation 24/7 with interference detection, automatic SLAs compliance and reports and data analysis. All of which are crucial to maintaining a high quality service. Upon detection of service degradation or interference, Controlsat alerts operators, meaning any issues can be resolved immediately. Reliable QoS analysis and plots ensure the upmost QoS and SLAs compliance. Alexander Armonik, Head of Ground Applications Service Center, Belintersat, commented: “Our operations have been growing over recent years. That growth, coupled with international expansion means that it is more important than ever to be able to effectively monitor and control the entire network. Controlsat gives us peace of mind and the assurance that we can provide a continuous and good quality service to all of our customers.” For this implementation, Controlsat has been customised to address Belintersat’s unique requirements. This includes enhancements to the solution’s data collection and reporting functionality. It has also been integrated with a spectrum analyser from Keysight. Alvaro Sanchez, General Manager, Integrasys, commented: “Belintersat is a forward-thinking operator with a focus on enhancing the quality of experience for its customers and differentiating itself from the competition. For us, it was important to also be integrated with a high quality spectrum analyser. Having worked with Keysight’s products in the past, we knew it could support us ensure the fast rate of measurement and high accuracy our customers demand.” The N9000B is the newest X series analyser that, with the unique Ku switching matrix manufactured by Integrasys, achieves unmatched performances and measurement speeds of up to 200 carrier per second. Julian Arribas, Account Manager, Keysight added: “As satellite operators face increasing pressure to deliver a seamless experience, detecting and reducing errors is more important than ever. Thanks to the combination of Controlsat and our spectrum analyser, Belintersat is able to deliver a great experience for its customers.” About Integrasys Founded in 1990 by Hewlett Packard engineers, Integrasys specialises in providing satellite spectrum monitoring systems for the satellite, telecommunication, and broadcast markets. Its solutions enable fast and efficient installation and monitoring, helping reduce both errors and cost. Integrasys is a privately-owned company, founded in 1990 by a group of experts in automated RF and microwave test systems and software. Media Contact: Helen Weedon Radical Moves PR +44 1570 434632...

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IBC 2018, 14th – 18th September, Amsterdam

  IRG will once again be attending IBC. This year, as always our Executive Director and Marketing team will be on site and happy to meet with members during the show. Get in touch if you would like to book a meeting. Join us for champagne and canapés, hosted by ETL Systems (booth 1.A33) at 4pm on Saturday 15th September. Member’s Meeting All IRG members are invited to attend a members-only meeting on Saturday 15th September at IBC to discuss some exciting changes ahead. To ensure everyone can attend despite busy schedules, we will hold two meetings at separate times. Attendees must register using the form below, detailing whether they would like to attend the 11-12pm slot or 12-1pm slot. Places are limited so please register as soon as possible. Registration form:  Your Name (required) Telephone Your Email (required) Company Name IRG Member FullAssociateNo Time slot (required)...

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