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When Disaster Strikes

When disaster strikes, connections fail. Without connections, how do you start responding? You start with satellite.

Sponsored by Knight Sky with additional support from SES and The SPACECONNECTION

Satellite Brings Banking to African Customers

For Africa to grow, its banks need to roll out branches and ATMs across forbidding terrain. Meeting that challenge is a job for satellite.

Sponsored by VT iDirect and Arabsat

The Satellite of Things

You've heard of the Internet of Things... but maybe we should call it the Satellite of Things.

Sponsored by Globecomm and AvL Technologies

How Satellites Secure the Border

Borders represent a barrier or a beginning, safety or threat, opportunity realized or opportunity denied.

Sponsored by GovSat

What Has a Satellite Done for You Lately?

It's done a lot - because the modern world literally runs on satellite.

Sponsored by ManSat and
Microspace Communications

Reporting from the Heart of Disaster

Disasters make news. Through the miracle of moving pictures, we are connected to the lives of people we have never met and may be moved to help them.

The Lives We Save

Satellite technology saves lives. Have you saved a life today?

Sponsored by Arabsat, DataPath, Artel and the Space Connection, Inc.

Satellites and the Beautiful Game

Satellite delivers the World Cup to eyes all around the planet.

Sponsored by Arabsat and ASC Signal

Satellite Serves a Thirstier World

Climate change has focused new attention on water. Fortunately, there is a global technology ready to help: satellite.

Sponsored by Boeing

A Day Without Satellite

What would happen if a solar flare took down the world's satellite network?

From the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation

Smart Disaster Recovery

When disaster strikes, aid groups and governments put rescue and recovery plans into action. Donations and plans are good – but one more thing is needed. Information.

Sponored by with additional support from GovSat, Hughes and Speedcast Government

Mind the Gap

Around the world, dedicated people are using technology to close the gap between the privileged and those struggling for access.

Sponsored by ManSat

How Satellite Brings You a Better Flight

Satellite technology is getting ready to make your next airplane flight a whole lot better.

Sponsored by Newtec

The Highway and the Skyway

Behind the faraway voices, the apps and the shows, there is a network.

Sponsored by the World Teleport Association, Elara Comunicaciones and AvL Technologies


Introducing… MINDSAT! It knows what you want. It knows who you want. And it helps you have it all.

Sponsored by AvL Technologies,
Crystal, and Newtec

Making More Money via Satellite

Mobile phones make people more prosperous, and satellite makes the connection.

Sponsored by Globecomm

A Satellite in Your Pocket

The GPS on your phone is really a satellite in your pocket.

From Mashable

Schools Go Online in the Unconnected World

Education brings hope to children in poorer nations and satellite brings them the world.

Produced by Newcom International for SSPI

Rallying the World to Combat Climate Change

To rally global support to battle climate change, a group of activists formed an NGO called Save Our Selves, with the support of former US Vice President and Nobel Peace Prize recipient Al Gore.

The World’s Missing Girls

One of the world’s largest nonprofits fights for children’s rights and equality between women and men with the help of satellite.

Sponsored by ITC Global

Satellite Keeps the Lights On

Each flip of the switch is a small miracle, brought to you by satellites circling the earth far out of sight, helping to make life electric.

Sponsored by AvL Technologies and

How Industry Legends Make a Better World

Hear excerpts that tell stories of achievement not just in business but in service to humanity.

Satellite to the Rescue

Every day, without fanfare, sat phones and other portable satellite technology save lives at sea, in deserts and on mountaintops.

Sponsored by Globalstar

The Magic of Satellite

By 2030, satellite will transform our lives, fulfilling the dream of the man who first conceived it.

Sponsored by the Intelligent Communities Group, L-3 and Microspace Communications

How Satellites Keep Us Safe at Sea

Satellite saves lives and makes the seas safer.

From Euronews and
the European
Space Agency

Satellite Connections Save Lives

In 2004, when a terrible natural disaster struck, government agencies and NGOs leaped into action to bring food, clean water, medical help, clothing and building materials to the affected region.

Cosmic Hazards

Just how dangerous is your cosmic neighborhood?

From the International Space University

Uniting a Nation Divided by Decades of War

Communications has been the lifeblood of government since the days when news traveled no faster than a horse could ride. 

The Longest Call

How is it possible to make a call millions or billions of miles across space?

Sponsored by Peraton with additional support from Artel and RKF Engineering

The Connected Car

The “connected car” is poised to make your time behind the wheel safer and more productive.

Sponsored by Kymeta, Artel, Globalstar and L3

Satellites and the Deep Blue Sea

When a ship is in port, mobile networks often meet the needs of both officers and crew. But once out of sight of land, mobile signals fade and the only way to connect is by satellite.

Sponsored by ITC Global

The Final Battle to End Polio

In 1988, a meeting of the World Health Assembly set a mind-boggling goal: to eradicate the ancient scourge of polio.

Sponsored by Phasor

How Satellites Put a Better Wine in Your Glass

For centuries, vineyard owners and winemaker have done their part, but for wine-lovers everywhere, the unsung hero is nature.

Sponsored by DataPath

Taking Medicine to the Ends of the Earth

Health systems around the world turn to satellite to extend the reach of medicine and defeat threats to public health before they become catastrophes.

Building the Broadband Economy

Broadband powers a better life and satellite makes it go farther.

Sponsored by Hughes and
the Intelligent Community Forum

Filling Up Your Car By Satellite

When you start your car or cook your dinner, satellite is helping you do it.

Sponsored by Artel, AVL Technologies 
and Crystal

Breaking the Chains of Slavery

For most of us, slavery is a horror of the past. It is a current reality, however, in more than 100 coun­tries around the planet.