Skycasters Satellite Internet News

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 […]

Skycasters Showcases Emergency Response Satellite Internet at the 30th Annual SATELLITE 2011 Conference

Akron, OH (PRNewswire) March 14, 2011 – Skycasters, an industry leader in broadbandsatellite Internet solutions, will be exhibiting at the 30th Annual SATELLITE 2011 Conference at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center March 15 – 17, 2011. While showcasing their one-of-a-kind disaster response mobile satellite Internet trailer, the satellite Internet company will also hold a […]

Spring 2011 Sun Interference Starts in February

Akron, OH – February 21, 2011 2011 It’s just about that time of year again when the sun is tanning the backside of the satellites and everyone experiences a short solar outage. Called sun interference or sun fade, this occurs when the sun aligns with the satellite and the receive satellite antenna, and the sun’s […]

ILCHASE Fails Over to Satellite in 2011 Blizzard

Mark, IL – February 11, 2011 In the first three days of this month, the US Central Plains and New England experienced blizzard like conditions, with an average 18 inches of snowfall across the area. Tens of thousands of residents and businesses experienced power and Internet outages. One such business, the Illinois Chasers of Adverse […]

MP Antenna Partners with Skycasters

North Ridgeville, OH – January 19, 2011 MP Antenna chose to partner with Skycasters on MP Antenna’s High Gain 2.4 GHz Multi-Polarized Omni-Directional 8dBi WiFi antenna after Skycasters tested and selected the 8dBi for improving its Mobile Satellite Trailer WiFi reach. Many Mobile Satellite Trailer customers use mobile wireless devices including laptops, VoIP phones, and […]


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