Types of Satellite Services

There are 41 radiocommunication services defined by the ITU RR for the purpose of radio frequency allocations. These services are narrowed down to satellite related services as follows:
  • Fixed-Satellite Service
  • Mobile-Satellite Service
  • Broadcasting-Satellite Service
  • Amateur-Satellite Service
  • Space Operation Service
  • Meteorological Satellite Service
  • Standard Frequency and Time Signal-Satellite
  • Aeronautical Mobile-Satellite
  • Aeronautical Mobile-Satellite (R)
  • Aeronautical Mobile-Satellite (OR)
  • Aeronautical Radionavigation-Satellite
  • Land Mobile-Satellite
  • Maritime Mobile-Satellite
  • Maritime Radionavigation-Satellite
  • Radioastronomy Service
  • Space Research
  • Inter-satellite
  • Radiolocation-satellite
  • Radiodetermination-satellite
  • Radionavigation-satellite


Example of Satellite Applications

  • Broadband connectivity
  • Mobile communications
  • Telemetry, Tracking and Command (TT&C)
  • Direct-To-Home (DTH) applications
  • TV and radio broadcasting
  • IoT and M2M
  • Navigation

The provisioning of satellite service in Malaysia is not limited to Malaysian satellites only. Foreign satellites may also provide its services in Malaysia, in accordance with the CMA 1998.  

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