U.S. military plans to put Internet router in space

Friday, 13 April 2007, 12:15 AM EST

The U.S. military plans to test an Internet router in space, in a project that could also benefit civilian broadband satellite communications.

Cisco Systems and Intelsat General, a subsidiary of Intelsat Ltd., are among the companies selected by the U.S. Department of Defense for its Internet Routing In Space (IRIS) project, which aims to deliver military communications through a satellite-based router.

At IT World.

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