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WTEC Panel Report on

Global Satellite Communications Technology and Systems


All files are in Adobe Acrobat (pdf) format. Check this site in late February 1999 for hypertext version. The printed final report is available from WTEC. Copyright 1998 Loyola College in Maryland; all rights reserved. U.S. government retains a nontransferable royalty-free license throughout theworld to all copyrightable material contained herein.

Table of Contents

Front cover and inside front cover
Inside title page, abstract, staff page, table of contents, and executive summary
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Market Forces and Future Drivers
Chapter 3: Key Technology Trends - Satellite Systems
Chapter 4: Key Technology Trends - Ground Segment and Launch Systems
Chapter 5: Key Policy and Regulatory Issues
Chapter 6: International Cooperation and Country-by-Country Assessment
Appendix A: Biographies of Panelists and Other Team Members
Appendix B: European Site Reports (including Russia)
Appendix C: Japanese Site Reports
Appendix D: Korean Site Reports
Appendix E: North American Site Reports
Appendix F: Information on Brazil, India, and Israel
Appendix G: Glossary

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Published: December 1998; WTEC Hyper-Librarian