ISIS Focuses on the Economy, DTV and Satellites

Earlier this week, the ISIS satellite conference took place in New York City, bringing together industry insiders - and some outsiders. Among the keynote speakers, David Meltzer of the American Red Cross highlighted the importance of satellites when dealing with disasters and emergencies. Also speaking at the event were Helen Domenici,

chief of the International Bureau at the Federal Communications Commission (who spoke about the agency's handling of spectrum policy and its work relating to the financial and economic well being of satellite companies), and ViaSat's Mark Dankberg who talked about the future of satellite broadband. There also were sessions on the digital TV transition and the Wall Street view of the satellite business.