How does Inmarsat Satellite Coverage Work?

Thirteen satellites make up the Inmarsat constellation, which orbits the planet in a geosynchronous (GEO) orbit at about 22,000 miles. The satellites are set up to send out radio beams in two different worldwide configurations that span the oceans and

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Do you need a dish for satellite internet?

To receive the internet signal from orbit using satellite internet, you must mount a dish like this one outside your home. Like satellite TV, satellite internet functions similarly. An internet service provider launches satellites into orbit around the planet first.

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