Policy & Politics
The British government and Indian mobile network operator Bharti Global placed a winning bid to acquire OneWeb, a broadband megaconstellation startup that filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March after running out of funding, OneWeb said July 3.
The committee is concerned that the Air Force’s recommendations “risk undermining congressional oversight of major space acquisition programs.”
A committee charged with giving the U.S. government advice on space-based navigation services concluded that the FCC’s approval of Ligado’s 5G network is a “high-risk” decision that jeopardizes GPS services.
HASC Chairman Adam Smith: . “I want to make sure there’s competition.”
Hughes Network Systems and Inmarsat are asking the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to amend its C-band auction plans to avoid giving Intelsat and SES an unfair competitive advantage in other spectrum bands and neighboring markets.
Key members of the House and Senate say they continue to work on space-related legislation, including a NASA authorization bill, but the two branches of Congress appear to remain far apart on their bills.
As revised commercial remote sensing regulations win widespread approval, the industry is turning its attention to how those new rules will be implemented.
The $150 million addition is for investments focused on the National Security Space Launch Phase 3 competition.
Griffin’s resignation leaves the SDA without a major advocate inside the Office of the Secretary of Defense.
The Air Force must fund three-year R&D partnerships with companies to help them prepare to meet the requirements of the National Security Space Launch Phase 3 competition.
Five associations representing users of the Global Positioning System will be joining forces against the FCC.
The court overseeing an effort by three satellite operators to prevent the FCC’s December C-band auction ruled against a motion that would have halted the auction, a decision that allows the auction schedule to hold but does not end the legal dispute.