Advanced Communications Technologies & Services programme implemented under the Fourth RTD Framework Programme, 1994-98.
Advanced Communications Technology Satellite, a NASA-sponsored program. A joint NASA/ARPA NREN collaboration will demonstrate high speed ATM/SONET transmission over the ACTS satellite, and will provide interface and operations experience in mating high speed terrestrial communications systems with high speed satellite communications systems.
African Centre for Technology Studies An intergovernmental policy, research, and training organization in Nairobi, Kenya. Focuses on implementing the results of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development, including Agenda 21 and the conventions on biological diversity, climate change, and desertification.