Satellites: Are they for you?

Rohde, David
September 1997
Network World;09/08/97, Vol. 14 Issue 36, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on emerging satellite communications services worldwide. Operation of the Geosynchronous Earth Orbit; Access to voice traffic with a single handset; Focus of marketing on mobile professional users.


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