For anybody interested, there is available on the net a very interesting Hughes presentation given in Russia last year:http://www.hughes.com/HNS%20Library%20Presentations%20and%20White%20Papers/Moscow_Seminar_May_12_2011_Pt1.pdfHave fun. I did.
More opinions on KA Band deployment. This time from Australia:http://businessbroadband.freelyblog.com/more-improvements-in-satellite-broadband-with-ka-band/
Here is a very interesting article on the plans for KA band satellites and the satellite broadband goals and applications.It really gives you some idea how important (and money extensive) satellite communication is becoming:http://www.uk-emp.co.uk/future-events-2012-13/ka-roundtable/mission-statement/