Satellite Networks

The four main commercial satellite communication networks are Iridium, Inmarsat, Thuraya and Globalstar. The questions you should ask yourself when choosing a network are:

  1. Where do the satellites offer coverage?
  2. Wow high up are the satellites?
  3. Are the satellites stationary?
  4. Do I need data?
  5. What are the costs?

The answers to this questions define what satellite network suits you best, if you will be able to make a connection and how stable it will be. Read more…