mobile earth terminal

mobile earth terminal

[‚mō·bəl ′ərth ‚tər·mən·əl]
(communications)
An antenna small enough to fit in a briefcase or suitcase, used for satellite communications, especially by news-service reporters at locations that cannot be accessed by conventional transportable satellite news-gathering terminals. Abbreviated MET.
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subsidiary in Maryland, includes 1,000 mobile earth terminals, satellite service and associated technical support.
Customer Is Value-Added Reseller in Venezuela -- Order Includes 500 Mobile Earth Terminals To Be Used By Truckers
It includes 500 mobile earth terminals to be mounted on commercial trucks to enable the trucks to be tracked and for the location information to be communicated to the customers' facilities via satellite.
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