An ESA supported project, looking at the use of satellites in developing nations, has led to a service which makes it possible to transfer money between remote locations in sub-Saharan African countries.
Presentations from the recently completed 2006 Telecom Applications Workshop held at ESA ESTEC in Noordwijk the Netherlands are now available on-line. Each of the twenty-six presentations can be downloaded for your reference.
The 19th Ka and Broadband Communications Conference, hosted by ESA and the Italian Space Agency, and the 31st AIAA International Communications Satellite Systems Conference will be held jointly in Florence, Italy.
With assistance from ESA´s Atlas extension of the ARTES 3-4 programme, a new generation of advanced functions designed by European industry will be deployed onboard the Eutelsat 8 West B satellite that will be operated by Eutelsat.