Tuesday, November 8, 2005

All go for giant comms satellite: BBC NEWS | Science/Nature |

BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | All go for giant comms satellite: "n.

The new satellite will improve and extend communications across South America, most of North America, the Atlantic Ocean and part of the Pacific Ocean.

The two satellites will support the London-based Inmarsat company's global broadband network, BGan.

Their onboard technology is designed to allow people to set up virtual offices anywhere around the world via high-speed broadband connections and new 3G phone technology.

Those set to benefit include business travellers, disaster relief workers and journalists."