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Title Communications satellites [electronic resource] : global change agents / edited by Joseph N. Pelton, Robert J. Oslund, Peter Marshall.

Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.


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Description xix, 387 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Telecommunications
Telecommunications (Mahwah, N.J.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Satellites as worldwide change agents / Joseph N. Pelton -- Satellite technology : the evolution of satellite systems and fixed satellite services / Louis Ippolito and Joseph N. Pelton -- The "new" satellite services : broadcast, mobile, and broadband Internet satellite systems / D.K. Sachdev and Dan Swearingen -- Launch vehicles and their role / Eric J. Novotny -- The geopolitics and institutions of satellite communications ; Regulating communications satellite on the way to globalism ; Dual use challenge and response : commercial and military use of space communications / Robert J. Oslund -- Satellites, Internet, and IP networking / Indu B. Singh and Robinder N. Sachdev -- Benefits of satellite telecommunications / Norman C. Lerner -- The world of satellite TV : news, the Olympics, and global entertainment / Peter Marshall and Robert N. Wold -- New opportunities and threats for 21st-century life ; Satellites and the promise of teleeducation and telehealth / Joseph N. Pelton -- Satellites and global diversity / Hamid Mowlana -- The future of satellite communications systems / Joseph N. Pelton, Takashi Iida, and Naoto Kadowaki -- Trends for the future : telepower opportunities and teleshock concerns / Joseph N. Pelton and Robert J. Oslund.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 2004. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Electronic information resources.
Artificial satellites in telecommunication.
Artificial satellites in telecommunication -- Social aspects.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Pelton, Joseph N.
Oslund, Robert J.
Marshall, Peter (Peter P.)
NetLibrary, Inc.
Other Form: Original 0805849610 0805849629 (DLC) 2003064927 (OCoLC)53839924
ISBN 1410611116 (electronic bk.)
9781410611116 (electronic bk.)

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