The European Satellite Operators Association (ESOA) has introduced an online webtool to enable European citizens to find a satellite broadband provider who can provide them with connectivity. ESA has played a key role in the development of satellite broadband.
Many innovations in broadcasting were on show at the IBC 2013 convention in Amsterdam. Among the new technologies on display there were a number of products which have come to the market as the result of support from ESA's ARTES programmes.
The 19th Ka and Broadband Communications Conference, hosted by ESA and the Italian Space Agency, and the 31st AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference will be held jointly in Florence, Italy.