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(word root) earth, land
Examples of words with the root geo-: geography
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n, pl geos or gios
(Physical Geography) (esp in Shetland) a small fjord or gully
[C18: from Old Norse gjā ravine; related to Old English gionian to yawn]
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The new generation terminal significantly increases reliability for sites transmitting high-value data, whether in urban or rural environments, providing resilient L-band BGAN connectivity for periods when the primary LTE connection is congested or unavailable.
BGAN. The BGAN is an expeditionary satellite communications system designed to provide small units the size of a HAST or tactical operations center with satellite communications capabilities.
Comelec already has 4,500 BGAN units, which will be used as back-up to the 95,000 SIM cards, the primary tool to be used for transmission.
Now that satellite phones, and BGAN Internet modems are entering into a whole new era of smaller, and better devices, such as the Iridium Go!, and the Inmarsat IsatHub, having the right guide, and support is extremely important, and NorthernAxcess has come along to change things up through the use of an improved style that provides the transparency, education, and personalized individual time to help understand what satellite phones, BGAN's and FleetBroadBand devices do, and make it fun along the way, through the use of a new industry style of graphic design, and marketing.
In follow-up visits, Gross wanted to learn how Cubans were using BGAN equipment, increase the number of users at each site and boost security so they wouldn't be caught.
"Satellite Spotlight is pleased to grant a 2011 Product of the Year Award to Hughes for its 9202 BGAN Land Portable satellite terminal.
The company has been chosen to install a global SCADA network based on Inmarsat's BGAN mobile broadband satellite service.
Also being demonstrated at Gulfcomms will be Inmarsat's premium IP-based services, such as BGAN X-Stream that guarantees streaming data rates from a minimum of 384kbps to around 450kbps.
The award is made for Inmarsat's groundbreaking Broadband Global Area Network (BGAN) service,whichprovides internet data connectivity anywhere on earth and iswidely used for remote connectivity for business, government, broadcasters, aid and relief agencies, and emergency services.