The two-satellite TELECOM 1 program, begun in 1984, and its principal applications are described. Present applications include 4-6 GHz telecommunications links between metropolitan France and overseas French departments, 7-8 GHz under the auspices of the Reseau Numerique aIntegration de Services, and TV broadcasting at 12 GHZ. Digital business services such as the transmission of information files, images, data, and teleconferencing are discussed.
IN: SPACECOM '85; Space and Radiocommunications Symposium
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- Communication Satellites;
- French Space Program;
- Satellite Television;
- Space Commercialization;
- Space Communications, Spacecraft Communications, Command and Tracking