Low earth orbit

(LEO) The kind of orbit used by communications satellites that will offer high bandwidth for video on demand, television, and Internet communications. A satellite in LEO, in contrast to one in a geostationary orbit, is not in a fixed position relative to the Earth’s surface so several satellites are required to provide continuous service.
[Ovum report, “Applications for the superhighway”, John Moroney].


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