Skycasters Satellite Internet News

Skycasters Welcomes Business Manager – Helen Hower

Akron, OH – November 12, 2012 Skycasters is excited to welcome Helen Hower as their new Business Manager! Helen, a mom of five and from Mogadore, has been working in the accounting field for the last 30 years. Her previous jobs included working for a National Weight Loss company and working sales in the automotive […]

Skycasters Welcomes Jason Kennedy – Tech Support Expert

Akron, OH – October 09, 2012 Skycasters is excited to announce that Jason Kennedy, support specialist, is joining the technical support team. Jason has spent the last 9 years with the Ohio Army National Guard as a telecommunications and support services expert. His ability to perform under high-pressure situations, analyze problems, and implement solutions quickly […]

2012 Fall Sun Interference

Akron, OH – October 4, 2012 We are now reaching the time of year when our teleport and our customers experience short solar outages. These solar outages are caused by radiation from the sun which over powers all signals when the sun is perfectly aligned with the satellite and receive antenna. The outages at our […]

Skycasters Welcomes Technical Support Specialist William Hines

Akron, OH – June 7, 2012 Skycasters is thrilled to welcome William Hines, the newest addition to technical support. William is currently pursuing a degree in Computer Network Administration with a focus on Cisco technology from Stark State University in Canton. His critical thinking and problem solving skills gained from his education, as well as […]

Skycasters Welcomes Teleport Systems Engineer Brian Dykes

Akron, OH – May 30, 2012 Skycasters is pleased to welcome the latest member of the team, Brian Dykes, to the position of teleport systems engineer. Brian is a graduate of Stark State University, Canton, OH, with an Associate degree in automotive engineering technology, and is currently pursuing a B.S. degree in Automated Engineering Technology […]

Skycasters Receives 2012 Crain’s Leading EDGE Award for Value Creation in Northeast Ohio

Akron, OH – May 22, 2012 For the fifth year in a row, Skycasters is among middle-market businesses awarded with the prestigious 2012 Crain’s Leading EDGE Award on May 16. The award was given to 101 companies who create value through growth and job creation in Northeast Ohio. Commenting on the award winners, D. Kirk […]

Spring 2012 Sun Interference Starts in March

Akron, OH – February 27, 2012 We’ve reached that time of the year when everyone experiences a short solar outage because the sun’s radiation is overpowering all signals. This is due to the fact that the sun is aligning perfectly with the satellite and the receive antenna. The sun outages for our teleports in Akron, […]

Skycasters Partners with Ka You Communications on IPReady

Akron, OH (PRNewswire) January 9, 2012 – Skycasters, an industry leader in broadbandsatellite Internet solutions, is pleased to announce they have partnered with Ka You Communications on a turnkey satellite communications solution for EAS CAP compliance. Named IPReady, this solution provides the vital, secure Internet link operators need at transmitter location. Because the connection is […]

Skycasters Adds New Antenna for Expanded Satellite Internet Teleport Infrastructure

Akron, OH December 29, 2011 – Skycasters, an industry leader in broadband satellite Internet solutions, has reached a major milestone in their teleport expansion project, and have erected a new 8.1m uplink antenna. The new antenna has significantly higher gain than their existing 6.3m antennas, and will add additional reliability and redundancy to their expanding […]

Flying High with Skycasters

Akron, OH April 21, 2011 – Paula Bernier, Executive Editor, IP Communications Magazines, publisher of online magazines TMCnet and INTERNET TELEPHONY, interviewed Skycasters President, Mike Kister for the March 2011 issue of INTERNET TELEPHONY: Given companies have come to rely on broadband for many business-critical functions, more applications are moving to the cloud, and it’s […]


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