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Information, Communication, and Space Technology by Mohammad Razani

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6 Information and Communication Technology and Space Technology

Communications satellites have been instrumental in providing the necessary last-mile connectivity in order to extend the reach of information and communication technology (ICT) services to remote and isolated regions worldwide. The United Nations in its March 2009 meeting in Bangkok regarding the information, communication, and space technologies for disaster risk reduction said:

Because of their ability to provide rapid broadband communication deployment, satellites can form the backbone of a communications system during an emergency. Satellite broadband communication has been recognized as one of the most useful means of supporting disaster response. Satellite communication-based ...

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