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Intelsat:see Communications Satellite CorporationCommunications Satellite Corporation
(Comsat), organization incorporated (1962) by an act of Congress to establish a commercial system of international communications using artificial satellites. Although government sponsored, it was financed by a public stock issue.
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artificial satellite that functions as part of a global radio-communications network. Echo 1, the first communications satellite, launched in 1960, was an instrumented inflatable sphere that passively reflected radio signals back to earth.
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A satellite network, formerly under international control, used for global communication by more than 100 countries; the system uses geostationary satellites over the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian oceans and highly directional antennas at earth stations. Derived from International Telecommunications Satellite.
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A private satellite communications company that provides telephony, corporate network, video and Internet solutions around the globe via capacity on 25 geosynchronous satellites.
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INTELSAT(INTELSAT, Washington, DC, www.intelsat.com) A leading supplier of commercial satellite services, including HDTV, broadband and IPTV delivery. Created in 1964, with 11 countries participating, COMSAT is the U.S. signatory of INTELSAT. In 2001, INTELSAT accomplished an historic transformation from a treaty-based organization to a privately held company. Its fleet expanded to more than 50 satellites in 2006 when INTELSAT acquired all assets of PanAmSat.
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