Beavin, National Space Council
Intelsat-29e Epic HTS
Globalstar constellation
FCC commissioner Michael O'Rielly at Hudson Institute in 2014 (Wikicommons).
Asia Satellite Broadcast CEO Thomas Choi speaking at Satellite 2017. Credit: Kate Patterson for SpaceNews
Planet Labs Flock 1 satellites
Francois Rancy, director of the ITU’s Radiocommunication Bureau, said at a Nov. 27 news conference that the added push for terrestrial networks in the 3.4-3.6-gigahertz bands in the Americas, Europe and Africa, plus individual Asia-Pacific nations’ statements, added up to a “nearly global allocation” for terrestrial networks. Credit: ITU/D. Woldu
Tom Wheeler, 31st chairman of the FCC
Francois Rancy, director of the ITU’s Radiocommunication Bureau, said at a Nov. 27 news conference that the added push for terrestrial networks in the 3.4-3.6-gigahertz bands in the Americas, Europe and Africa, plus individual Asia-Pacific nations’ statements, added up to a “nearly global allocation” for terrestrial networks. Credit: ITU/D. Woldu
WRC-15 spectrum
WRC-15 spectrum
Several officials attending the Global Space and Satellite Forum  May 26-27 in Abu Dhabi,  said the Arab Spectrum Management Group's willingness to cede  some satellite spectrum to terrestrial operators appears to be part of a larger trend. Credit: Global Space and Satellite Forum
​World radiocommunication conferences (WRC) are held every three to four years. WRC-15 will be held in Geneva Nov. 2-27. Credit: WRC

WSBR Lunch on Preserving C-Band Spectrum for Satellite Operators

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The Washington Space Business Roundtable is hosting panel discussion on what satellite operators and users are doing to protect part of the C-band spectrum from being taken away for use by wireless networks. In 2007, at the World Radiocommunicati…

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Iran Decision, British About-face Among Surprises at Radio Frequency Conclave

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PARIS — International radio frequency and orbital slot regulators have agreed to allow Iran access to an orbital slot for its planned Zohreh-1 telecommunications satellite despite the fact that Iran missed repeated deadlines for putting the satellite into use, according to a decision of the World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC).

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FCC FCC Halts Rural Broadband Service’s Use of Globalstar Radio Spectrum

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LONDON — U.S regulators on Sept. 15 ordered mobile satellite services operator Globalstar to stop using its satellite frequencies in ground-based communications mode until the company’s satellite constellation reaches minimum service levels.

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