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Title: Agreement Relating to the International Telecommunications Satellite Organization
Alternative Title(s): INTELSAT Agreement
Available From: http://fletcher.archive.tusm-oit.org/multilaterals/texts/BH585.txt
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/other/dfat/treaties/1973/6.html
Conclusion Date: 1971-08-20
Entry Into Force Date: 1973-02-12
Description: This Agreement grew out of efforts in the 1960s, initiated by the United States, to create a global satellite communications system. (See the Agreement Establishing Interim Arrangements for a Global Commercial Communications Satellite System and Special Agreement, Aug. 20, 1964, 15 UST 1705, 514 UNTS 25.)
INTELSAT was the first inter-governmental organization established to develop, coordinate and operate a global telecommunications satellite system.
In 2001, Intelsat became a private corporation.
Legal Citation: 23 UST 3813; 1220 UNTS 21; 10 ILM 909 (1971)
EISIL Categories: Home > Communications & Transport > Communications & Information > Broadcasting & Satellites
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Space
Keywords: communications
satellites
space
Language(s): English
Document Creator: Interim Communications Satellite Committee
Site Administrator: The Fletcher School, Tufts University
ginnref@tufts.edu


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