For the first time the TESEO project (Teletourism Extended Service for Extensive Operators) has distributed a video thematic channel. This demonstration produced the first opportunity of reaching a wider audience and proving the capabilities of the system to users.
In order to present recent results and offer a forum to specialists wishing to exchange ideas in the rapidly evolving field of satellite networking, Frank Zeppenfeldt, Communication Engineer and Roberto Donadio, Applications and Standardization Principal Engineer are organising an ESA Telecom workshop on IP networking.
In order to help Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) enter the satcom sector, ESA Telecom has launched the Start-up Initiative. Two have been held in the last two years and the results have encouraged ESA Telecom to expand and refine the scheme to build on the initial success.