More than half a dozen House lawmakers said Oct. 29 the FCC, not the satellite industry, should conduct an upcoming auction to transfer C-band spectrum to the 5G wireless industry.
Three regional satellite operators with C-band coverage over the United States have complained to U.S. telecom regulators about being left out of a group led by four of the world’s largest satellite operators to arrange a proposed spectrum transfer to the wireless industry.
Satellite operators Yahsat of the United Arab Emirates, Brazil's Star One and Bermuda-based ABS are moving into new markets in Latin America and around the world, according to speakers at the World Satellite Business Week conference here Sept. 10.
To remain profitable during a period of dramatic change in the communications industry, regional satellite operators are adopting new technology and establishing partnerships, according to panelists at the World Satellite Business Week conference here.
Brazilian satellite operator Embratel Star One today purchased a multiple-payload telecommunications satellite from Space Systems Loral, reflecting the company’s mixed feelings on adopting high-throughput Ka-band capacity.