Definition of satcom in English:


Line breaks: sat¦com
Pronunciation: /ˈsatkɒm
(also SATCOM)


[mass noun]
  • Satellite communications: [as modifier]: land vehicles could also benefit from satcom links
    More example sentences
    • Of course, traditional satcom through the Inmarsat satellites is still a popular option for business aircraft operators.
    • The cabin system specialist last month surprised many by announcing plans for broadband Internet satcom services through the constellation of low-earth-orbit satellites.
    • This equipment includes LCD flight displays, digital VHF radios, communication management units, file servers and high-speed satcom equipment.


late 20th century: blend.

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