As demand for broadband internet grows, communications satellite manufacturers and operators are looking to higher frequencies in a bid for more bandwidth. The problem is that Ka-band, which only entered widespread use over the past decade, is becoming increasingly congested. The industry is looking higher up the frequency range, to less-used parts of electromagnetic spectrum such as Q/V-band or W-band and even optical communications. But higher frequencies mean new technologies must be ...


"Q/V-Band Technology Allow Faster High-Throughput Satellites Advances" is part of Aviation Week & Space Technology’s subscription package. Click “subscribe now” below to view your options.  


Current Aviation Week & Space Technology magazine subscribers: simply use your subscriber email to log in to your account (or contact us for assistance in updating your account).
Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.

Already registered? here.