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Telecommunications Industry: A Research Guide

Satellite Telecommunications

Thomas J. O'Haloran, photographer. [Model satellite next to gantry towers, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida] / TOH....1958. Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.

Satellite telecommunications providers offer radio and television broadcasters, along with other telecommunications providers, with satellite connections.

Satellite television providers are classified as a separate industry from "satellite telecommunications," and they compete directly with cable television providers.

The Library of Congress subject heading for communications satellites is Artificial satellites in telecommunication.

Selected Books

The following materials link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog. Links to online resources are included when available. E-books versions may be available onsite at the Library of Congress via the Library's STACKS database, accessible on dedicated computers in the reading rooms, or e-book subscription databases. This list of resources is focused on satellite telecommunications.

Internet Resources

The following links are to select websites and online publications related to the satellite telecommunications sector.