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Eutelsat considers action against Inmarsat over S-band

Thursday 15 June 2017 | 10:55 CET | News
Eutelsat is considering a joint legal action with partner Viasat against rival Inmarsat, centred around the use of S-band spectrum for inflight connectivity services, reports Les Echos. Eutelsat's CEO Rodolphe Belmer has accused Inmarsat of distorting competition by providing broadband services on board aircraft using S-band frequencies, which were originally attributed for wireless broadband coverage across Europe.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Eutelsat / Inmarsat / ViaSat
Countries: Europe / France / United Kingdom
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