Intelsat

Intelsat

[in-tel-sat, in-tel-]
noun
1.
a global communications satellite network under international control.
2.
a communications satellite launched by this organization.
Also, INTELSAT.


Origin:
1965–70; In(ternational) Tel(ecommunications) Sat(ellite Organization)

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Intelsat (ˈɪntɛlˌsæt)
 
n
any of the series of communications satellites operated by the International Telecommunications Satellite Consortium

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Intelsat definition

company, communications
A private satellite communications company that provides telephony, corporate network, video and Internet solutions around the globe via capacity on 25 geosynchronous satellites.
(2003-05-13)

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
INTELSAT
International Telecommunications Satellite
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intelsat

organization founded in 1964 by the telecommunication agencies of 18 nations, including the United States, which proposed the organization. Intelsat owns communications satellites and the ground stations from which they are controlled, but the transmitting and receiving apparatus in each country is owned by the Intelsat member from that country. Within several years the membership of Intelsat had grown to include agencies from most of the nations of the world

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