Satellites can be used for many different purposes. They can, for example used for weather forecasting,
navigation, scientific surveys and studies of soil resources. The most important application of satellites is
communication. Satellite communications is the transmission of signals for telecommunications between
stations on Earth via a communications satellite. The advantage of satellite is that you can transfer
large amounts of information to many people over long distances. This is done through various types of
services such as radio, television, telephony, mobile telephony and broadband.