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Satellite Communication:

         Satellite communication is used mainly for TV broadcast.

         Satellite for calls/Internet is not widely used as it is costly and requires set up. Limitations of satellite bandwidth is also one of the factor.

          Satellite telephony is mainly used by the persons working in sea as they will be in middle of sea.

          Telephone operators like Inmarsat and Iridium is providing Satellite telephony services.

            BSNL is also keen in launching satellite telephony in partnership with INMARSAT (International Mobile Satellite Organisation) which has 14 satellites.