Satellite phone
A satellite telephone, satellite phone, or satphone is a type of mobile phone that connects to orbiting satellites instead of terrestrial cell sites. They provide similar functionality to terrestrial ...
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Iridium Go! hotspot can turn your smartphone into a satellite phone
If you're in the middle of nowhere without a signal, your smartphone won't do you much good. Many people already use satellite phones when they're in far-of places, but a new device from Iridium takes...
Global Mobile Satellite System
The Global Mobile Satellite System (GMSS) consists of several satellite phone providers serving private customers. It can be compared to PLMN (wireless telephony carriers) and PSTN (traditional wire-b...
International Networks (country code)
International Networks is the name given by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) to country calling codes 882 and 883, and serves as a catch-all for telephone services not dedicated to a s...
Cascading failure
A cascading failure is a failure in a system of interconnected parts in which the failure of a part can trigger the failure of successive parts. Such a failure may happen in many types of systems, inc...
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Telit
Telit Communications PLC is a global provider of wireless machine to machine (M2M) technology and value-added services including connectivity cloud and PaaS Application Enablement Services headquarter...
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Systemic risk
In finance, systemic risk is the risk of collapse of an entire financial system or entire market, as opposed to risk associated with any one individual entity, group or component of a system, that can...
Iridium Communications
Iridium Communications Inc. (formerly Iridium Satellite LLC) is a company, based in McLean, Virginia, United States which operates the Iridium satellite constellation, a system of 66 active satellites...
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Fleet Broadband
FleetBroadband is a maritime global satellite internet, telephony, SMS texting and ISDN network for ocean-going vessels using portable domed terminal antennas. These terminal antennas range in size f...
Ericsson R290
The Ericsson R290 is a combined GSM and satellite phone using the Globalstar satellite network. The R290 was manufactured in the United Kingdom by Ericsson Mobile Communications.The Globalstar uses a ...
ACeS
ACeS (Asia Cellular Satellite) is a regional satellite telecommunications company based in Jakarta, Indonesia. It offers GSM-like satellite telephony services to Asian market. The coverage area includ...
SkyTerra
SkyTerra (SKYT), formerly Mobile Satellite Ventures (MSV or MSVLP), is a Reston, Virginia company that develops telecommunications systems that integrate satellite and terrestrial radio communication ...
TerreStar Corporation
TerreStar Corporation (TSTR), formerly Motient Corp. (MNCP - 2000-2007) and American Mobile Satellite Corp. (AMSC - 1988-2000), was the controlling shareholder of TerreStar Networks Inc., TerreStar Na...
Iridium satellite constellation
The Iridium satellite constellation is a large group of satellites providing voice and data coverage to satellite phones, pagers and integrated transceivers over Earth's entire surface. Iridium Commun...
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Aces (disambiguation)
An ace is a playing card.Ace, Aces, ACE or ACES may also refer to:
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GEO-Mobile Radio Interface
GEO-Mobile Radio Interface (GEO stands for Geostationary Earth Orbit), better known as GMR, is an ETSI standard for satellite phones. The GMR standard is derived from the 3GPP-family terrestrial digit...
Inmarsat
Inmarsat plc (LSE: ISAT) is a British satellite telecommunications company, offering global mobile services. It provides telephone and data services to users worldwide, via portable or mobile te...
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2009 satellite collision
The 2009 satellite collision was the first accidental hypervelocity collision between two intact artificial satellites in low Earth orbit. It occurred on February 10, 2009, 16:56 UTC, when Iridium 33 ...
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Multi-Band Excitation
Multi-Band Excitation (MBE) is a series of proprietary speech coding standards developed by Digital Voice Systems, Inc. (DVSI).
In 1967 Osamu Fujimura (MIT) showed basic advantages of the multi-ba...
SPOT Satellite Messenger
SPOT is a GPS tracking device that uses the Globalstar satellite network to provide text messaging and GPS tracking (depending on the subscription type purchased). It has a coverage area that include...
Thuraya
Thuraya (Arabic: الثريا‎, [aθːuˈrajːa]), from the Arabic name for the constellation of the Pleiades, "Thurayya", is a regional mobile satellite phone provider. The company is based in the Un...
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International Mobile Satellite Organization
The International Mobile Satellite Organization (IMSO) is the intergovernmental organization that oversees certain public satellite safety and security communication services provided via the Inmarsat...
Globalstar
Globalstar is a low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation for satellite phone and low-speed data communications, somewhat similar to the Iridium satellite constellation and Orbcomm satellite syste...
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