International Telecommunications Satellite Organization (ITSO)

  • Nick Heath-Brown
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Founded in 1964 as Intelsat, the organization was the world’s first commercial communications satellite operator. Today, with capacity on a fleet of geostationary satellites and expanding terrestrial network assets, Intelsat continues to provide connectivity for telephony, corporate network, broadcast and internet services.


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  • Nick Heath-Brown

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