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Mobile Satellite Services (MSS)

Mobile satellite services (MSS) are networked technologies designed for mobile and portable wireless telephones. Users can send and receive phone calls and text messages from anywhere in the world, without needing to rely on terrestrial mobile services from cell towers or other raised on-ground structures.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Mobile Satellite Services (MSS)

MSS provides two-way voice and data communications for SMB users who are mobile or in remote areas. Users can access the services using terminals, from small handheld units to laptop-size that can be mounted on vehicles. Global MSS users can communicate through a terminal mounted on a moving vehicle. MSS operates at low frequencies to avoid rain fade found with higher bandwidths found on fixed satellites.

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