You are in the: Small Business Computing Channelarrow View Sites +
Small Business Technology
» ECommerce-Guide | Small Business Computing | Webopedia | WinPlanet |  »Close
Enter a word for a definition... ...or choose a computer category.

   Term of the Day
   New Terms
   New Links
   Quick Reference
   Did You Know?
   Tech Support
   Webopedia Jobs
   About Us
   Link to Us

talk to us
   Submit a URL
   Suggest a Term
   Report an Error
Internet Lists
Internet News
Internet Resources
Linux/Open Source
Personal Technology
Small Business
Windows Technology
xSP Resources
Corporate Info
Tech Jobs
E-mail Offers
  Be a Commerce Partner

satellite broadband
Last modified: Thursday, February 03, 2005 

Satellite broadband offers two-way Internet access via satellites. Your computer, through a special satellite modem, broadcasts requests to a satellite dish that sits on top of your home or business. The dish then sends and receives signals from satellites that orbit some 22,000 miles above the equator. As long as your dish maintains a clear view of the southern sky (in the U.S.), you receive broadband Internet access.* Currently, satellite broadband is slower in both the uplink and downlink, when compared to a DSL Internet service, for example.

See also IoS (Internet over Satellite)

* [Source: Adapted from Small Business Computing]

E-mail this definition to a colleague

Sponsored listings

DirectUSA: Satellite Internet Providers - Save up to $229 on DIRECWAY high-speed satellite plans. Call for details.

Covad: Satellite ISP for Business - Affordable Internet Service Built for your Business. Free professional installation & routers.Up to 2X the upload speed of many standard DSL services.

KnowledgeStorm: Satellite Internet Providers - Business technology search site offering software, service, reseller and hardware information on thousands of IT solutions.

For pages about satellite broadband . Also check out the following links!

Related Links

Satellite Equals Broadband Lite 
This SBC article details the role of satellite broadband in small business computing, and discusses its benefits and many shortcomings.

Yahoo! Directory
Yahoo!'s directory listing of satellite broadband service providers.

Sponsored listings

Hoover's: Find Company Research - Find information on Amdocs Broadband Cable & Satellite Division with operations and products, financials, officers, competitors and more at Hoover's.

Caleris: Help Desk Services - Offers outsourced technical support, helpdesk, and customer care services from the Midwest. Specializing in Internet, hardware and software support.

related categories

Internet Access

Satellite Communications

related terms




Internet Access Provider



Give Us Your

satellite broadband Products
Compare Products,Prices and Stores

Shop by Category:
Network Adapters
3 Model Matches

8 Model Matches

Office Supplies
0 Store Offers

JupiterWeb networks:

Search JupiterWeb:

Jupitermedia Corporation has three divisions:
Jupiterimages, JupiterWeb and JupiterResearch

Legal Notices, Licensing, Reprints, & Permissions, Privacy Policy.

Jupitermedia Corporate Info | Newsletters | Tech Jobs | Shopping | E-mail Offers