Viasat small terminal earns NSA certification

On December 3, Carlsbad, CA-based Viasat Inc. announced it has successfully integrated Link 16 Cryptographic Modernization (Crypto Mod) capability into its KOR-24A Small Tactical Terminal (STT), ahead of the U.S. Government mandate, to help ensure warfighters have assured access to mission-critical information when using Link 16 communications—regardless of location (air, land or sea) or platform (aircraft, ground vehicle, ship or...

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BT wants a piece of Skynet

As if things weren’t dystopian enough these days, BT is teaming up with a couple of satellite companies to get involved in the Skynet defence system. It should be stressed that this isn’t necessarily the same kind of thing depicted in the Terminator movie series, but the shared name is still somewhat unnerving. In fact the UK has been using the name Skynet for some of its defence satellites since the 60s, so maybe that was James...

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Viasat and fuboTV Take Flight with Airline Deal

Viasat and streaming service fuboTV a announced  a video streaming distribution and technology partnership that advances how content can be delivered and consumed in-flight. The partnership is the first to leverage innovative technology standards from the global technical association, the Streaming Video Alliance, enabling airlines that sign up for the Viasat/fuboTV partnership to  make fuboTV’s live streaming premium OTT and VOD...