Short for Galactic net. The communication Network of the United Stars of the Galaxy. Providing nearly instantaneous communication and data exchange to all union planets and ships. GalNet also provides the platform for entertainment channels. Such as GalRadio, GalNews, Galinfo and many others. The Union is the only known civilization in the Galaxy with means of instantaneous communication. The availability of instant information and communication is credited to be the main reason the Union is successful keeping even distant colonies closely connected and loyal to the Union. GalNet is operated by a private mega corporation also named GalNet. A wholly owned subsidiary corporation of Schwartz Interstellar.