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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.


(INTELSAT, Washington, DC, 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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CO: International Telecommunications Satellite Organization ST: District of Columbia IN: TLS SU: PDT
BUSINESS WIRE)--June 18, 1996--INTELSAT 709, the ninth INTELSAT VII telecommunications satellite constructed by Space Systems/Loral for the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT), was successfully launched at 2:55 a.
17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Washington-based International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) is once again transmitting television and radio coverage of the Winter Olympic Games to millions of viewers and listeners around the world.
The industry has been dominated by multinational organizations providing satellite networks, such as the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) or the International Maritime Satellite Organization (INMARSAT).
9 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Telecommunications Satellite Organization has chosen Europe's ARIANE launcher to orbit two additional INTELSAT VIII satellites, ARIANESPACE said.
Prior to that, Martin was Vice President and Chief Information Officer for the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) where she successfully led a global effort to upgrade INTELSAT's satellite launch and control facilities.
Flight 60, will use an ARIANE 44LP to launch the first INTELSAT VII series satellite into geostationary transfer orbit for the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization, INTELSAT.
WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The managements of the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (INTELSAT) and Martin Marietta Corporation (NYSE: ML) announced today that they have developed the terms of a proposed settlement of the litigation arising out of Martin Marietta's 1990 launch of the INTELSAT 603 spacecraft.

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