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The ability to report breaking news stories live via voice or video broadcast is essential for journalists and broadcasters, irrespective of their location.  Fast deployment of staff and equipment is key to reporting the latest news.

AST understands the importance of connectivity, and as a global provider of satellite communications systems and solutions, international reporters in the media industry can be rest assured to receive an effective solution.

High Data Throughput and reliable connectivity

Often reporting from remote areas where GSM is unreliable or non-existent, satellite terminals provide high data throughput and are highly portable, light and quick to set-up.

With an effective satellite communications solution, satellites can provide live-streaming and by bonding two EXPLORER 710 terminals together can achieve streaming rates over 1 Mbps.

Easy to set-up, lightweight and portable

Designed to operate in the most extreme conditions our media equipment has been used by global and international reporters enabling mobile and quick to deploy satellite communications systems to undertake live broadcasts or report back to the studio in a few minutes!

Many satellite phones also incorporate inbuilt SOS and tracking facilities that are ideal for reporters working in remote or dangerous surroundings.

Bloggers, social media and freelance journalists

We can also provide handheld satellite phones and satellite wi-fi hotspots for the more casual reporter requiring lighter data usage.

The AST Group are happy to advise on complete broadcasting solutions or simply discuss your specific challenges.

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