February 06, 2013 — It’s just about that time of year again when the sun is tanning the backside of the satellites and everyone experiences a short solar outage. Called sun interference or sun fade, this occurs when the sun aligns with the satellite and the receive satellite antenna, and the sun’s radiation simply overpowers all other signals.
January 28, 2013 — VSAT Systems is pleased to announce the latest member of the team, Drew Copenhaver, Associate Engineer, is joining the engineering team.
January 28, 2013 — VSAT Systems is pleased to announce that Jon Cyphert, Support Specialist, is joining the technical support team.
November 26, 2012 — VSAT Systems is pleased to announce Kara Winters, new Marketing Coordinator, is joining the team.
October 22, 2012 — Datzap, a subsidiary of VSAT Systems, has been granted a license to operate in Costa Rica following three years of intense negotiations involving the Costa Rican government, United States Trade Representative (USTR) and Ohio Senator Rob Portman, an architect of the Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA).
June 7, 2012 — VSAT Systems is thrilled to welcome William Hines, the newest addition to technical support. William is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Network Administration with a focus on Cisco technology from Stark State University in Canton.
May 30, 2012 — VSAT Systems is pleased to welcome the latest member of the team, Brian Dykes, to the position of teleport systems engineer. Brian is a graduate of Stark State University, Canton, OH, with an Associate degree in automotive engineering technology, and is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Automated Engineering Technology from the University of Akron.
VSAT Systems alleges CAFTA violations; Challenges latest MINAET request; Appeals decision to Minister
March 20, 2012 — VSAT Systems, a satellite telecommunications provider headquartered in Akron, Ohio, has been working diligently to get authorization under CAFTA for its reseller DatZap, LLC to conduct business in Costa Rica since early 2009. After having their application rejected once again, VSAT Systems has appealed to the Minister of MINAET (Ministry of Environment, Energy and Telecommunications).
Akron, Ohio – September 20, 2011 Fall and the autumnal equinox signal for many the coming cold and winter holidays, but for satellite Internet customers, it also means a few minutes of “sun fade” over several days. These sun fade interruptions occur because the sun is directly aligned with the satellite and the receive antenna. The noise and radiation from the sun overpower the signals coming from the satellite creating interruptions.
Akron, Ohio – Aug. 31, 2011 -- /PRNewswire/ -- American Family Radio, a non-profit organization that owns and operates nearly 200 radio stations across the country, has chosen Ka You Communications and VSAT Systems to help them become EAS CAP compliant. Ka You and VSAT will provide the necessary IP (Internet Protocol) link to 156 of AFR's transmitter sites.
Akron, Ohio – February 21, 2011 It’s just about that time of year again when the sun is tanning the backside of the satellites and everyone experiences a short solar outage. Called sun interference or sun fade, this occurs when the sun aligns with the satellite and the receive satellite antenna, and the sun’s radiation simply overpowers all other signals.
Akron, Ohio – December 22, 2010 The monster earthquake of January 12, 2010 that threw Haitians into catastrophe also shook humanitarians the world over into action to deliver an avalanche of aid.
VSAT Systems, serving Haiti and the Dominican Republic for nearly ten years, swiftly extended excess transponder space provided by our satcom suppliers Telesat and Intelsat, to allow unfettered access to satellite Internet throughout Hispaniola.
Akron, Ohio – September 14, 2010 Arthur C. Clarke, meet Benjamin Franklin.
Back in the 1700s, when Benjamin Franklin was describing the permanency of the United States Constitution, he allowed that while the Constitution should stand forever, the only absolutes were end of life and taxation.
Akron, Ohio – July 1, 2010 Early on the morning of June 26, 2010, Honduras lost a son with great potential: Ian Henry Merriam Rubiano, 38 years old.
Akron, Ohio – March 18, 2010 Energy companies, horse racing venues, technology consultants, departments of Homeland Security, and resorts are examples of your typical mid-sized organization.VSAT Systems customers who require 15 to 100 gigabytes of data throughput each month are just this type of organization.
Akron, Ohio – February 18, 2010 Twice a year, as the Earth’s position in its orbit brings geostationary satellites exactly between the sun and your (and our) satellite dish, the sun overpowers the satellite for several minutes.
Akron, Ohio – February 08, 2010 Immediately following the terrible tragedy that struck Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and the surrounding countryside in January, Akron’s VSAT Systems, which has satellite broadband Internet customers across Haiti and the Dominican Republic, began receiving requests from both sides of the border, as customers found themselves at the center of disaster response and human relief.
Akron, Ohio – January 29, 2010 Since January 12th, Haiti has been flooded with first responders from countries around the world – but many VSAT Systems customers shared the Haitians’ experience of that early evening quake that shattered buildings, lives – and the communications infrastructure.
Akron, Ohio – December 22, 2009 “It’s a new day in Akron, Ohio. In fact it feels a bit like Christmas. VSAT Systems now gives satellite Internet Value Added Resellers, Virtual Network owners, and dealers throughout the continent and the Caribbean new tools and strategies for getting VSAT broadband satellite Internet to customers who really need it.”