The GVF MenaSat Summit @ CABSAT 2013

by Staff Reporter | January 14th, 2013


‘The High-Capacity Satellite Summit’ will take place on March 13.

The MenaSat @ CABSAT Satellite Summit, presented by GVF in cooperation with DWTC as part of the CABSAT exhibition will span the entire week from March 11 – 15, 2013.

‘The High-Capacity Satellite Summit’ will take place on March 13. The programme will provide the satellite, and wider communications industry, an opportunity to engage on advanced satellite system topics including:

  • The Technology & Regional Market Context of High-Capacity/Throughput Satellites
  • Global & Regional Satellite Operators and High-Capacity Satellites
  • Markets & Verticals: Leveraging the High-Capacity Solution
  • OEMs & Ground Infrastructure: The High- Capacity Equipment Manufacture Context
  • Networking Applications in the High-Capacity Environment
  • Regional Regulation & Licensing for High-Capacity Satellite

On March 14,  the GVF MENASAT Summit @ CABSAT 2013 – ‘The Satellite Interference Prevention Summit’, will be held in collaboration with IRG (the satellite Interference Reduction Group), where delegates will learn about the challenges of satellite interference specific to the MENA region, and better understand both the causes and possible solutions, as well as contributing to the discussions. It will cover:

  • Intentional Jamming: Sources & Responses
  • Improper Installations and Training & Certification
  • Sub-Standard Equipment and Type Approvals, PQA & Earth Station Design (for “Comms on the Move” – Auto-Deploy Systems – Ka-band Ultra-Small Aperture VSAT – Maritime Stabilised VSAT Platforms – Aeronautical VSAT Systems)
  • Wireless Interference and the Spectrum Initiative
  • Unidentified Carriers and Carrier ID
  • Dysfunctional Networks and Network Validation

Other GVF events during the week include:

  • March 11 – ‘The GVF Product Quality & Training Briefing’, Dubai Jebel Ali Free Zone training facility
  • March 12 – ‘The ITU/GVF/IRG Intentional Jamming Roundtable’
  • March 13 – GVF/MenaNets evening reception
  • March 15 – GVF Training HOST, Dubai Jebel Ali Free Zone training facility


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