COMSAT Launches World's Most Portable High-Speed Data - HSD - Satellite Service; -- LAN-Based Applications Now Available From Remote Regions of the Globe --.
Business Editors/Hi-Tech Writers
BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2000
COMSAT Mobile Communications COMSAT mobile communications (CMC) is a telecommunications company which provides Mobile packet data service.
It was formerly owned by Lockheed Martin Global Telecommunications (a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin) but is believed to have been acquired by Telenor of Norway in (CMC (Common Messaging Calls) A programming interface specified by the XAPIA as the standard messaging API for X.400 and other messaging systems. CMC is intended to provide a common API for applications that want to become mail enabled.
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(COMSAT General Corporation, Bethesda, MD) Formerly Communications Satellite Corporation, COMSAT was a private company that was created by the U.S. Mobile ISDN ISDN
in full Integrated Services Digital Network
Digital telecommunications network that operates over standard copper telephone wires or other media. .
The new offering is Integrated Services Digital Network Integrated services digital network (ISDN)
A generic term referring to the integration of communications services transported over digital facilities such as wire pairs, coaxial cables, optical fibers, microwave radio, and satellites. (ISDN)-compatible and enables voice and HSD communications at speeds up to 64 kbps. The service uses the lightest weight, most portable satellite terminals available in the world that support mobile HSD communications. COMSAT Mobile ISDN makes possible direct dial-up LAN-based applications such as World Wide Web and intranet browsing, videoconferencing, store-and-forward video, e-mailing, e-commerce and image transfer.
High-speed mobile data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. allow customers to stay connected more effectively with headquarters, home, other remote sites and clients around the world. COMSAT Mobile ISDN is expected to become the critical communications link for users in data-intensive industries such as energy, mining, construction, engineering and media. The service is now available for land mobile customers operating in the Atlantic Ocean East and West satellite regions. Coverage includes Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central and South America. COMSAT Mobile ISDN will be expanded to the Pacific Ocean region by mid summer and to the Indian Ocean region this fall.
"COMSAT Mobile ISDN is the latest addition to COMSAT's extensive portfolio of global mobile voice and data services," said Kathryn Y. Holman, vice president and general manager of COMSAT Mobile Communications. "Portable ISDN-compatible HSD, coupled with COMSAT's team of customer support experts, makes this a truly `first-class' service package.
"Our goal is to provide customers the service and support they need to successfully meet their new and emerging global data requirements. CMC's engineers, field technicians and customer care teams have a long history of actively developing communications solutions specifically tailored to the needs of our customers," Holman said.
COMSAT also plans to introduce a new Internet protocol-based mobile communications service, COMSAT Mobile IP, later this year. COMSAT Mobile IP uses packet data technology enabling customers to more cost-effectively access the Internet and other fixed networks.
Both COMSAT Mobile ISDN and COMSAT Mobile IP are part of the Inmarsat Global Area Network.
CMC has established strong working relationships with equipment manufacturers and distributors and will continue to build relationships with systems integrators, information providers and service resellers to provide customers with state-of-the-art mobile data solutions that are easy to obtain and easy to use.
COMSAT Mobile Communications (CMC) provides service over Inmarsat satellites in geosynchronous orbit 22,300 miles above the equator, in combination with COMSAT's global network of land earth stations and 24-hour customer support. CMC is a business unit of COMSAT Corporation that provides maritime, aeronautical aer·o·nau·tic also aer·o·nau·ti·cal
Of or relating to aeronautics.
aero·nau , and land mobile satellite services to customers around the world via the Inmarsat satellite system.
COMSAT Corporation (NYSE NYSE
See: New York Stock Exchange : CQ) is a leading provider of global satellite services and digital networking services, products and technology.