GE Americom has filed with the FCC for five KA band slots in a $4 billion project using nine GEO satellites from Alcatel. Frequency Uplink: 28.35 - 28.6 and 29.25 - 30 GHZ and data speeds from 384kbits to 40Mbit/s.
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June 16th, 1998 - Harris was selected as the prime contractor for the GEStar Satellite System, which will offer multimedia services that handle Internet traffic, video broadcasting, satellite news gathering, telemedicine and other applications.
No Updates available: March 2002