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Global Regulations: The Environmental Impact of Satellite Communications

September 2009

Via Satellite
The UK regulator Ofcom contributed to “Understanding the Environmental Impact of Communications Systems” when it released a study by that name in July. The report, part of Ofcom’s technology research program, includes an assessment of the environmental impact of satellite broadcasting and looks at what would be the effects if satellite replaced digital terrestrial television (DTT). Unfortunately for the satellite sector, the impact would not be so large.
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