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Mission Critical Communications via Australia

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Some may wonder why the US military looked all the way to Australia to find a teleport to provide them with their highly sensitive, mission critical satellite communications. However, this came as no surprise to Australian teleport providers, who know they are in a unique position to be able to deliver secure, reliable, undisrupted satellite communications, thanks to their rare and stable landscape.

As a politically and geologically stable country, with low rainfall and mild temperatures, Australia provides the perfect location to house teleports and satellite infrastructure. Australia is a geographically remote country, ensuring minimal frequency interference. Plus, the country shares a border, albeit at some distance, with the USA via the Pacific Ocean, providing direct cable access (via the Southern Cross Cable Network) to the USA.

Click here to read full article that appeared in MilSat Magazine (June 2011)