provided by PEACESAT are offered through a multitude of information
networks. Included technologies are the GOES-7
satellite, PEACESAT earthstation’s,
Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN), and Asynchronous Transfer
Mode (ATM). PEACESAT also provides services over its dedicated
links in the
pacific region and also supplies Internet
access. Each site in the PEACESAT
mesh network can be cross connected with each other as well as outside
entities enabling the bridging of many different networks.
Satellite allows multiple forms of data to be interchanged
among the participating members of the PEACESAT network and provides
a link with areas that otherwise would not be easily accessible.
Earthstation’s send and receive satellite signals to the GOES-7 Satellite and comes
in many different formats. Earthstations
have varying degrees of performance but each earthstation provides some
means of information transmission.
ISDN is a technology that was created for Video Teleconferencing and
has been an integral part in the PEACESAT network as it provides a standardized
means of connecting varying organizations throughout the world.
The State Telehealth Access Network (STAN) connects to American Samoa,
The Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, and Guam via ATM.
Dedicated links in the Pacific Island Regions provides stable forms
of connections for data transmission and is used by many different education
institutions and government organizations.
Through connections via the University of Hawaii and Internet Service
Providers PEACESAT is able to provided Internet
access to educational,
governmental, and health related organizations.