Skycasters Satellite Internet News

Skycasters Welcomes Robert Miller, Network Security Engineer

Akron, Ohio – May 18, 2009 Skycasters is pleased to welcome Robert Miller as a Network Security Engineer. Robert and will be assisting the Network Operations Center IT department. Robert starts May 18, 2009. Skycasters’ President Mike Kister lauds “Robert’s extensive knowledge and skill sets in network design, implementation, security and forensics,” noting also that […]

Skycasters Receives 2009 Crain’s Leading EDGE Award

Akron, Ohio – May 18, 2009 Skycasters, America’s leader in broadband satellite Internet solutions for customers who need guaranteed bandwidth and reliable internet access, and recipient of the 2008 Crain’s Leading EDGE Award, is pleased accept the 2009 Crain’s Leading EDGE Award. The Entrepreneurs EDGE, a Northeast Ohio organization devoted to economic development through growth […]

Thomas Reed, Network Administrator, Joins Skycasters

Akron, Ohio – May 4, 2009 Skycasters is pleased to welcome Thomas Reed to its headquarters IT staff. Tom has accepted the position of Network Administrator, and will be assisting the Network Operations Center IT department of Satventures Management. Tom starts May 4, 2009. “I am confident that Tom will be an excellent match for […]

Throughput Hawks of Broadband Satellite Internet

Akron, Ohio – April 17, 2009 Malware, ever smarter and more virulent, haunts the Internet, and broadband satellite Internet customers are not immune. On satellite connections, after moisture infiltration, corrosion, or antennas blown off alignment, malware is the leading cause of poor connection or throughput theft. Skycasters, the Akron, Ohio, leader of broadband satellite Internet […]

Rough Riders Communications Partners with Skycasters

Akron, Ohio – April 2, 2009 In the oil and gas fields of western Oklahoma, Rough Riders LLC is known as a high tech oilfield service provider. In addition to permanent and movable site housing, fresh and grey water handling, and septic systems and service, Rough Riders excels in site data and voice communications. Their […]

Skycasters Interviews Mike Kister at Satellite 2009

Washington, D.C. – March 27, 2009 Our President Mike Kister attended the Satellite 2009 show in Washington, D.C., this week, and Skycasters was inspired by a recent interview of another satellite firm executive: Skycasters: How will Skycasters keep the momentum going this year and in the future? Mike Kister: We are offering more flexible plans […]

Skycasters Chooses Access Techniques for Biometric Security

Akron, Ohio – March 18, 2009 “Just put your finger on it,” quips Skycasters’ President, Mike Kister, as he demonstrates the new biometric security system guarding the broadband satellite Internet firm based in Akron, Ohio. “Since 2001, we’ve provided broadband satellite Internet, and since 2003 we’ve guaranteed bandwidth. Now, in 2009, we’ve taken a step […]

Blinded by the Light: Satellite Sun Outages

Akron, OH – March 2, 2009 For a few minutes each day for several days in the Spring and Fall, satellite connectivity is interrupted by a phenomenon known as Sun fade. The Sun interferes with satellite broadband Internet signals when the Sun aligns with a geosynchronous satellite and a ground based antenna — the energy […]

Skycasters Unveils Web Site Total Makeover

Akron, OH – November 20, 2008 Things have been a-changing here at Skycasters, America’s leader in broadband satellite Internet solutions. While offering the same great service of guaranteed bandwidth, tailored to its customers’ needs, Skycasters’ latest branding initiative includes a web site with a whole new look. The redesigned site sports a human touch, that […]

Skycasters Offers 24/7 Tier II In-House Support

Akron, OH – October 6, 2008 Today, Skycasters, America’s leader in broadband satellite Internet solutions, upgraded its Tier I after hours answering service to true 24/7 Tier II in-house technical support. Ensuring that business and residential customers who are off the grid are not out of touch since 2001, Skycasters has a tradition of changing […]


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