Communication Satellite

A communications satellite (sometimes abbreviated to COMSAT) is an artificial satellite stationed in space for the purpose of telecommunications. Modern communications satellites use a variety of orbits including geostationary orbits, Molniya orbits, other elliptical orbits and low (polar and non-polar) Earth orbits.

VSAT Hub Technology

SpeedCast utilizes the follwing VSAT Hub Technologies:

  • Linkstar
  • iDirect
  • ComTech
  • Newtec


Satellite Terminology

This section defines commonly used Satellite terms, including:

  • TDMA
  • SCPC
  • C-Band
  • Ku-Band

See the specific sections in the menu above for more details.