Case | HBS Case Collection | November 2003 (Revised March 2004)

Teledesic (Abridged)

by Thomas R. Eisenmann

Abstract

Describes plans for a failed project that proposed the use of 288 satellites to deliver high-speed data communications services anywhere in the world.

Keywords: Communication Technology; Network Effects; Failure; Information Technology Industry; Telecommunications Industry;

Citation:

Eisenmann, Thomas R. "Teledesic (Abridged)." Harvard Business School Case 804-096, November 2003. (Revised March 2004.)