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super-speed Internet

The term used to describe a satellite, launched by Japan, that is capable of providing Internet connectivity at speeds of 1.2 GB/sec around the world. Called the WINDS satellite, it was first launched in February 2008 and it initially focused on providing Internet connectivity in the Asia-Pacific region. It's a joint venture between two companies — Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.

See also Internet over satellite.







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