What is High-Throughput Satellite? An Introduction to HTS and Other Acronyms



Satellite operators proudly sell High-Throughput Satellite (HTS) services to a variety of customers around the world. At the same time, ground systems and technology developers sell hardware on our show floor to connect customers to HTS services. What defines HTS as “high-throughput”? Does high-throughput mean “high-speed”? Does the definition of HTS evolve over time? Learn about the history, evolution, and capability of modern HTS services, as well as other related acronyms, including: GEO, MEO, and LEO; and what the different bands mean in terms of performance and availability.