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Making Ethernet cables - simple and easy

Making Ethernet cables is easy with a box of bulk Category 5e Ethernet cables and RJ-45 connectors that are attached to the cut ends of your preferred cable length.

Ethernet Cables Guide
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How does Satellite Internet work?

Satellite internet is the ability to transmit and receive data from a small satellite dish on Earth and communicate with an orbiting geostationary satellite.

Satellite Internet Guide
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Ingress Definitions Explained

The IP Code is an internationally recognized protection rating which provides users with more detailed information than vague marketing terms such as "weather-proof".

Ingress Definition
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Making Calls with the Iridium GO

If you’ve never made a call with Iridium GO before, it can be a bit confusing. This tutorial will help you make your first call, as well as explaining to receive calls from anywhere.

Iridium GO! Guide
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How to Make Calls Using a BGAN Phone

Similarly to Iridium GO, making calls from a BGAN phone can be a bit confusing if it's your first time. In this tutorial, we provide a step-by-step guide to making a call from, and to, a BGAN phone.

BGAN Phone Guide
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Wide Beam vs. Narrow Beam

The Inmarsat satellites that provide BGAN, IsatPhone, IsatHub and Fleet Broadband services globally are among the most advanced communications spacecraft of their kind.

Wide vs. Narrow Beam Guide
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Satellite Installation Tools and Equipment

Having ALL of the right tools and supplies at the installation will keep you from turning a 1-day install into a 3 day install. Here's a comprehensive list of all of the tools you will want to have on site.

Tools and Equipment Guide
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A Brief History of Satellite Communications

Ground Control's guide to the most notable developments in satellite communication technology, from the startling prescience of Arthur C. Clarke through to nanosatellite constellations.

History of SateComms
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Satellite Orbit Heights' Impact on Satellite Communication

Exploring the difference between low earth orbit (LEO), medium earth orbit (MEO) and geostationary satellites, and the benefits of each in terms of providing satellite connectivity.

Orbit Heights Guide
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VPN Over Satellite

There is more than one kind of satellite network to run your VPN over. We have dedicated unshared networks, or less expensive shared networks, or a hybrid of the two.

VPN Over Satellite Guide

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