Geopolitical convergence in terrestrial broadcasting | Expert views – Business standard

On March 27, 2019, as India headed for general elections, a special address to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi caught the attention of geopolitical observers around the world. India had successfully tested an anti-satellite weapon (ASAT) as part of a program called ‘Mission Shakti’ as a deterrent against threats to our critical satellite infrastructure.

It is interesting that five years later, as we once again head towards the general election, anti-satellite technology has become the focus of geopolitical conversations. The vulnerability of satellites to geopolitical conflict creates a critical need for multiple strategic technological alternatives to what is

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First print: February 29, 2024 | 12:44 pm IST