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Information is Distraction?

A bold statement, followed by a complaint about too much time spent on iphones, got me thinking. In the “information age” am I better off or am I just more distracted? Sure, there are a million ways I could be … Continue reading

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Why Do We See Satellite Webcasting Tripling In The Next Year?

Satellite webcasting is hot! Fueled by explosive growth in online video and video on demand, what is driving this phenomenal growth? Leading the charge, the youth of America are adopting online TV in huge numbers.  A Retrovo report discovered that … Continue reading

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Satellite Webcasting: Is My Connection Fast Enough?

Webcast Over Satellite Delivers Your Favorite Sports And Events If you are doing satellite webcasting, you may be wondering, “Is my connection fast enough?”  The beauty of satellite is that you can get Internet connectivity just about anyplace to deliver … Continue reading

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How Much Bandwidth Can I Get On A Portable Ku Antenna?

Great question.  A portable Ku antenna can deliver a pretty big satellite internet pipe: enough to support a large command center and staff with internet and phone service or deliver HD broadcast video.   The amount of uplink and downlink … Continue reading

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On Call Communications Image Gallery: Joplin, Missouri

IP Satellite communications provide vital logistical support in the moments following a storm Picking up the Piece Looking up at the Joplin Hospital the morning after the storm No Place to Sleep On Scene – Joplin, MO

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Do I Really Need To Rent A Satellite Truck To Do A Webcast?

Not necessarily.  Save money and streamline your webstreaming productions  over IP satellite links using smaller, more portable VSAT antennas.  In fact, IP satellite options  offer significant advantages over the larger satellite trucks. Portable VSAT Antenna for Satellite Internet Encode your … Continue reading

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Tornadoes Take Communities By Surprise; On Call Communications Mobilizes Satellite Internet And Phones

The tornadoes striking Alabama last week took residents by surprise but On Call Communications was prepared to assist the communities with emergency satellite communications.   On Call and several of its customers mobilized quickly upon news of the disaster to begin … Continue reading

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IP Satellite Played Major Role In Press Coverage of the Golf Tournament at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods speaks to the press over IP Satellite uplink ON CALL COMMUNICATIONS IP based mobile satellite delivers the 2011 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines Press Coverage to ESPN and to CNN Espanol. Irvine, California – (February 4, 2011) … Continue reading

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6 Best Practices for Solid Live Reporting

Reporting live via satellite news gathering As Seen in the RTDNA – Radio Television Digital News Association | Communicator Live news coverage is a challenging pursuit. It requires news stations to plan for the unexpected. Well-run news stations can successfully … Continue reading

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Free Training for College Broadcasters on Live Satellite News Gathering System

Live broadcast news is changing rapidly and the newscasters of tomorrow will be telling the news remotely using vastly different technologies. Major networks will be looking for cameramen, reporters and technicians skilled  in the latest satellite and IP technologies to … Continue reading

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