LEO Satellites – They can fly, but can they stick?!
Over a dozen LEO satellite constellations are in the planning or launch stages to deliver consumer, IoT, or enterprise access services. The talk will provide an overview of developments in LEO satellites for telecommunications; and explore competitive threats and synergies with the telecom sector, and attempts to answer the question on the economic viability of these constellations.
Frank Rayal is founding partner at Xona Partners, a boutique management and technology advisory firm. His focus is on enabling companies leverage new technologies and market trends to develop new revenues. Frank co-founded BLiNQ Networks and held senior product management and business development positions at Ericsson, Redline, and Metawave. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, and an MASc in electrical engineering and an MBA from the University of Toronto, Canada.