Inter-satellite service

Inter-satellite service (also: inter-satellite radiocommunication service) is – according to Article 1.22 of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) Radio Regulations (RR)[1] – defined as «A radiocommunication service providing links between artificial satellites.

Inter-satellite service to Earth directly or via three relay satellites orbit.


In accordance with ITU Radio Regulations (article 1) variations of this radiocommunication service are classified as follows:


Inter-satellite radiocommunications satellites include:

See alsoEdit

References / sourcesEdit

  1. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.22, definition: inter-satellite service / inter-satellite radiocommunication service
  • International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
  • Earth exploration-satellite service. ITU, Genf 2011. ISBN 92-61-13761-X