Vislink’s Advent Satcom Equipment Broadcasts Historic Papal United Arab Emirates Visit Around the World
February 20, 2019

Earlier this month, Pope Francis made a landmark visit to the United Arab Emirates, marking the first time a leader of the Catholic Church visited the Arabian Peninsula. The massive international interest in the event was evidenced by the over 700 journalists from 30 countries who arrived to cover the Pope’s visit. IMT Vislink’s Advent satellite communications systems played a key role in broadcasting images from this noteworthy event to viewers around the world. A number of Advent-branded terminals were in use in the press compound over the course of the event.

IMT Vislink’s Advent satellite products leverage our 30 years of expertise serving the broadcast, military and government markets. They allow operators to access end-to-end satellite communication workflows and provide turnkey deployments in the field. The Advent range is designed to enhance an operator’s mobility by offering maximum performance within a small form-factor and allowing quick deployment for situations across the globe.

The Advent range features the following products:        
Advent AirPro 75Ka is a small, lightweight, low-cost, single-button deployment IP satellite data terminal for use with Eutelsat’s Tooway™ service. It operates alongside the new Advent DVE6100 encoder and IRD6200 decoder to deliver greater transmission efficiency.

The Advent MSAT is a highly portable, lightweight, tri-band satellite terminal that can be set up anywhere to provide secure and non-secure data and video transmission in as little as five minutes. It supports X-, Ku- and Ka-band configurations ensuring worldwide coverage is available at all times. The Advent NewSwift HD 240 antenna is a Eutelsat, Intelsat and Arabsat compliant lightweight roof mounted drive away antenna designed to meet the highest standards of reliability and functionality for today’s broadcast and military markets.

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