big LEO system

big LEO system

[‚big ′lē·ō ‚sis·təm]
(communications)
A system of relatively large satellites in low earth orbit (LEO) to provide global mobile handheld telephony and other services.
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None of the other Big LEO systems -- Odyssey, Ellipso, and Constellation -- have conducted significant financing moves or satellite launches, although the progress of Globalstar, Iridium, and ICO will likely make investors more receptive to additional satellite finance activity," says del Rosario.