Topic: satellite operators
Google wants the FCC to clean up the database that is supposed to reflect where ground-based satellite earth stations are located.
As new details emerged last week over how satellite companies would structure their proposal for a reconfigured C-band, T-Mobile registered its concerns about how critically important midband spectrum is for 5G.
A lot of satellite ventures are vying for FCC approval, and one of them just got the endorsement of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai: SpaceX’s plan to provide global internet access using more than 4,000 satellites.
SES and Intelsat are proposing that the U.S. set up a joint use framework.
The MVDDS 5G Coalition is stepping up efforts to get the FCC to make more midband spectrum available for 5G, challenging satellite players.
Satellite companies have been anticipating a role in 5G for some time now, so the work that the 3GPP has been doing should be a welcome validation.
Qualcomm is seeking an extension for a Special Temporary Authority (STA) so that it can continue to conduct tests in the 12.2-12.7 GHz range.
C-band satellite service provider SES recently told the FCC that if it wants a more accurate database of satellite earth stations, it should streamline the registration framework to make it simpler and more affordable.
Dish Network's Charlie Ergen will step down from his role as CEO to oversee the company's effort to build a wireless network to serve the IoT.
Kymeta just ended a 7,000-mile trip across the country designed to see how well its technology holds up.