The IRIDIUM® Programme in the European PCN Scenario
The paper reports on the activities carried out by Nuova Telespazio to support the technological development and the operations of the Iridium® Programme. The role played by Iridium® in the European PCN scenario is also briefly described with emphasis on market, regulatory and financial aspects. With the objective to make Iridium® a truly global communications network, Nuova Telespazio is heavily contributing with its long-term experience and presence in international markets to the success of a programme world-wide acknowledged as the most advanced Mobile Satellite System to date.
KeywordsGround Segment Functional Block Diagram Personal Communication Service Advance Mobile Phone System Federal Communication Committee
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