GE Spacenet turbocharges satellite network

Pappalardo, Denise
November 1997
Network World;11/17/97, Vol. 14 Issue 46, p35
Trade Publication
Introduces GE Capital Spacenet Services Inc.'s Turbosat, a very small aperture terminal service that will let business users send and receive high-bandwidth traffic over small antenna. Design specification; Monthly starting price for the service; Resources available; Contact information.


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