TerreStar launches next-gen bird

August 2009
Urgent Communications;Aug2009, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of a next-generation satellite by satellite-communications provider TerreStar Networks in June 2009. The satellite is anticipated to bring satellite functionality to everyday devices, such as consumer wireless handsets and land mobile radios (LMR) used by public-safety personnel. The initial target of TerreStar is the commercial market. A statement was issued by chief technical officer Dennis Matheson on the benefits of the satellite.


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