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-'''[[Broadband Global Area Network]]''' or '''[[BGAN]]''' for short, is a global '''[[Satellite]]''' '''[[Internet]]''' Network with telephony using portable terminals. The terminals are normally used to connect a laptop computer to broadband Internet in remote locations, although as long as line-of-sight to the satellite exists, the terminal can be used anywhere. The value of BGAN terminals is that unlike other satellite Internet services which require bulky & heavy satellite dishes to connect, a BGAN terminal is about the size of a laptop and thus can be carried easily. The network is provided by Inmarsat and uses three geostationary satellites called I-4 to provide almost global coverage.+'''[[Broadband Global Area Network]]''' or '''[[BGAN]]''' for short, is a global '''[[Satellite]]''' '''[[Internet]]''' Network with telephony using portable terminals. The terminals are normally used to connect a laptop computer to broadband Internet in remote locations, although as long as line-of-sight to the satellite exists, the terminal can be used anywhere.
 +The value of BGAN terminals is that unlike other satellite Internet services which require bulky & heavy satellite dishes to connect, a BGAN terminal is about the size of a laptop and thus can be carried easily.
-== Also see ==+The network is provided by Inmarsat and uses three geostationary satellites called I-4 to provide almost global coverage.
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 +== '''Also see''' ==
*'''[[Digital video recorder]]''' *'''[[Digital video recorder]]'''
*'''[[Electronic News Gathering]]''' *'''[[Electronic News Gathering]]'''
-== Reference ==+== '''Reference''' ==
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#see Wikipedia ''BGAN'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGAN] #see Wikipedia ''BGAN'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BGAN]

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Broadband Global Area Network or BGAN for short, is a global Satellite Internet Network with telephony using portable terminals. The terminals are normally used to connect a laptop computer to broadband Internet in remote locations, although as long as line-of-sight to the satellite exists, the terminal can be used anywhere.

The value of BGAN terminals is that unlike other satellite Internet services which require bulky & heavy satellite dishes to connect, a BGAN terminal is about the size of a laptop and thus can be carried easily.

The network is provided by Inmarsat and uses three geostationary satellites called I-4 to provide almost global coverage.


Also see

Reference

  1. see Wikipedia BGAN [1]

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