United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs

Panel of Experts on Contribution of the Satellite Communications Technology to Bridge the Digital Divide  

(Geneva, Palexpo, Room A, December 12, 2003, 13:30- 16:30)


Follow up to the UN/Thailand Workshop on the Contribution of Satellite Communications Technology to Bridge the Digital Divide


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Online Presentations and Papers

Note: The views expressed in the presentations and papers below are those of the authors and do not reflect the policies or views of the United Nations or the Office for Outer Space Affairs. The presentations and papers are provided solely for informational purposes.

Presentation Format
Technical Aspects for Future Broadband Satellites in GEO Orbit, Servicing Tropical Zones
Joaquin G. Restrepo
Ministry of Communications, Colombia
Luis D. Emiliani
Internexa, Colombia
Satellite Communications Contribution to Bridging the Digital Divide
Jose Toscano
External Affairs, International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
ISRO Programme on E-Learning & E-Health
N. G. Vasantha Kumar
Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organisation, India
Powerpoint (20 MB)
Bridging the Digital (and the Financial and the Socio-economic) Divide Via Satellite
D. Hartshorn
Global VSAT Forum
Regulation: The Truth About Satellite Market Access
D. Hartshorn
Global VSAT Forum
WorldSpace Services & Applications for the Developing countries
Roxana Dunnette
Powerpoint Part-1
Powerpoint Part-2






























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