With a few exceptions, none of the three most widely subscribed satellite-based Internet access services satisfies, however, the Federal Communications Commission’s definition of advanced services, which calls for a minimum transmission speed of in excess of 200 kbps downstream and upstream. Satellite services account for only approximately 0.7% of the total high-speed lines in the United States.
- ↑ Most satellite services provide downstream speeds in excess of 200 kbps. Upstream speeds, with a few exceptions, are slower.
- ↑ Approximately 79% of satellite high-speed lines are for residential use.