FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Does Microspace only provide satellite delivery solutions?

Microspace understands that many networks benefit from the strength of satellite delivery combined with internet or even cellular technology. Microspace does offer these “Hybrid” solutions and they are perfect fit for many applications.

Does Microspace provide satellite delivery services in all 50 states?

Yes, SES-3 reaches Alaska and Hawaii as well as the lower 48 states. We can also reach parts of Mexico, Canada and the Caribbean. Microspace also offers its VELOCITY service into Europe and Latin America.

What is Microspace’s VELOCITY®?

Microspace’s VELOCITY service is an economical and reliable way of delivering video, data or audio content to many locations at a low, fixed monthly cost. VELOCITY utilizes small inexpensive satellite receiving antennas and digital receivers to collect the content at each remote location. The service is fully addressable and has a high level of security.

What is MPEG?

MPEG stands for Motion Picture Experts Group, which is the industry standard for transmitting digital video and sound in a compressed format, therefore using less bandwidth than the traditional analog methods. MPEG is the de-facto standard in the digital TV world. Microspace’s VELOCITY is fully MPEG compliant, thus insuring a high quality of service.

What is DVB?

DVB stands for Digital Video Broadcast, a standard based on MPEG-2 video, data and audio which can be transmitted via satellite. Microspace’s VELOCITY is DVB compliant. As a result, you have many options for receive site hardware. No proprietary equipment requirements to be concerned with.