ATCi Tailors Simulsat Transport System for Government and Broadcast Applications
Multibeam System Encompasses Whole Range of Satellites Required for Media Harvesting of Content for Today’s Multi-Screen Technology
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — The Satellite Show (March 20, 2013) – ATCi – Antenna Technology Communications Inc., a provider of satellite communications systems, today introduced at the Satellite 2013 Show being held in Washington DC, its Simulsat Multibeam transport antenna system specifically designed for a full range Satellite communications applications.
The complete RF Transport System includes the Simulsat multibeam antenna – the world’s only multiple satellite antenna that is capable of receiving satellite transmissions from 35+ satellites simultaneously, L-band fiberoptic links for transport into the headend, RF detection for LNB status, L-Band Matrix Switch to route and distribute signals to receivers, an embedded spectrum analyzer for monitoring each signal, proprietary M & C software that provides total monitoring capabilities of each individual signal path. It reports the current health of each LNB, fiber transmitter, and fiber receiver as well as full matrix control.
ATCi’s President Gary Hatch noted that the company’s Simulsat Multibeam was specifically re-engineered to handle the unique applications that are specific to content harvesting applications.
“It is a testament to ATCi’s continuous commitment to our customers that the Company was able to re-engineer the legacy Simulsat Multibeam system that has been serving cable customers for 30+ years in the US and abroad to also meet the unique news gathering and content aggregation needs of operators,” said Gary Hatch, ATCi’s CEO. “It is a validation of our engineering expertise, and we are honored that broadcasters throughout the U.S. can also rely on ATCi’s Simulsat transport system to provide the essential downlink capabilities essential to their business,” Hatch concluded.
ATCi enhances its customers’ opportunity for profit by providing custom global ground-based satellite communications systems and broadband services. The company is committed to delivering innovative technologies to meet the emerging needs of cable television, corporations, government, educational institutions and small- and medium-sized enterprises. ATCi is headquartered in Chandler, Arizona with operating sales offices in North America, China and Brazil. For further information on ATCi products and services, please call 480-844-8501 or visit our Web site at http://www.atci.com.