HELP! Where is my internet!!

If trouble has hit, and the internet has stopped working or the connectivity has ground to snails-pace, just as your guest tries to access his email, or stream his favourite song… the alarm is rung in so many ways, and the rush to solve the mystery hampers all normal activity. In this article I’ll run you through some of the …

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16/2 Amsterdam, Netherlands Tim Gorter’s passport is one of the most heavily stamped in the TV news industry. He lives out of a suitcase, sometimes not knowing where he’ll be tomorrow, let alone next week or next month. Tim Gorter He’s one of the small band of uplink engineers who travel to the world’s major stories, often at a moment’s …

Store and Forward Video (Livewire / Toko)

by Tim Gorter, Teletechnics Afield Sunday, August 08, 1999 In today’s fast moving newsgathering market, the wish for a lightweight portable SNG facility is becoming increasingly requested. Both Toko and Livewire have responded to this, with a unit enabling video transmission over portable satellite terminals. Using their encoding terminal and an Inmarsat HSD (High Speed Data) capable satellite telephone, material …