Infrastructure

Communications Satellites


2012 – MSS Satellite Design Activities

MSS providers offer satellite-based communications directly to consumers through devices such as mobile phones. Traditionally, these satellites have provided basic voice and data services to receivers aboard ships and in…

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2013 – MSS Satellite Design Activities

The original and still-dominant MSS operator, Inmarsat, uses a fleet of nine GEO satellites to provide mobile services to land, maritime, and aviation customers. Since its founding in 1979, Inmarsat’s…

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Mobile Satellite Service Satellite Design

MSS providers offer satellite-based communications directly to consumers through devices such as mobile phones. Traditionally, MSS has provided basic voice and data services to ships and locations underserved by terrestrial…

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Fixed Satellite Service Satellite Design

International rights to geostationary orbital slots are vital to FSS operators that need to reach the most promising markets. The orbital arc is becoming congested with more satellites utilizing the…

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