AP-10 Washington, DC, USA
7-10 October 1985
Following the growing number of requests for the establishment of separate satellite systems,considered guidelines and criteria for evaluating the technical and economic compatibility of these systems with Intelsat. Endorsed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation between Intelsat and the U.S.S.R.
AP-9 Washington, DC, USA
29-31 January 1985
(Extraordinary)
Requested that member countries take into account the requirements of Intelsat, while preparing their national positions for the World Administrative Radiocommunications Conference (WARC-ORB-85/88).
AP-8 Washington, DC, USA
3-6 October 1983
Endorsed the launch of the Intelsat-6 satellite program. Decided that domestic satellite services, subject to specific conditions, should be considered as part of the international public telecommunications services. Confirmed the appointment of Mr. Richard R. Collino, a USA citizen, as Director General for a six-year term, to commence on 31 December 1983.

AP-7 Washington, DC, USA
4-7 October 1982
Decided that Intelsats approval of an earth station does not prejudice the question of sovereignty over the area where the earth station is located. Endorsed the introduction of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) as a digital technology for sharing satellite capacity and increasing the affordability of Intelsat services. Confirmed the extension of the term of Mr. Santiago Astrain, as Director General, for one year through 31 December 1983.


 

AP-6 Venice, Italy
20-23 October 1980
Decided that Intelsats approval of an earth station does not prejudice the question of sovereignty over the area where the earth station is located. Endorsed the introduction of TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) as a digital technology for sharing satellite capacity and increasing the affordability of Intelsat services. Confirmed the extension of the term of Mr. Santiago Astrain, as Director General, for one year through 31 December 1983.
AP-5 Orlando, Florida, USA
4 April 1980
(Extraordinary)
Determined that the Arabsat separate satellite system, operated by several Arab countries, would be technically and economically compatible with Intelsat.
AP-4 Manila, Philippines
2-3 April 1979
(Extraordinary)
Determined that the Eutelsat separate satellite system, owned by European countries, and the Palapa-B separate satellite system, jointly owned by the countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, would be technically and economically compatible with Intelsat.

AP-3 Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
9-13 October 1978
Adopted the Intelsat Assistance and Development Program(IADP) to promote the management of ground segment and training in developing countries, based on a proposal from the Ivory Coast and the Arab Group.
AP-2 Nairobi, Kenya
27-30 September 1976
Approved the Headquarters Agreement between Intelsat and the Government of the USA. Recognized the Government of the Peoples Republic of China as the sole legitimate Government of China to represent China in Intelsat. Confirmed the appointment of Mr. Santiago Astrain, a Chilean citizen, as Director General for a six-year term, to commence on 31 December 1976.
AP-1 Washington, DC, USA
4-8 February 1974
Decided to provide priority access to Intelsats satellite capacity for the peace-keeping and disaster relief operations of the United Nations. Decided that Intelsat should establish formal relations with other international organizations, including the ITU, ICAO and IMCO, as Intelsats status has evolved into a treaty-based organization following the entry into force of the Intelsat Agreement.

AP-11 to AP-32
(Assembly of Parties - continued)

 

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