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FCC approves Swarm Technologies deployment of 150 LEO satellite constellation

Friday 18 October 2019 | 09:53 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has given Swarm Technologies permission to deploy and operate a non-voice, lower earth orbit (LEO) satellite system for mobile-satellite services. The permission was specifically granted for a constellation of 150 NVNG (non-voice, non-geostationary) LEO satellite, for the provision of mobile satellite services (MSS). Swarm wants to operate the satellites using frequencies in the 137-138 MHz (space-to-earth) and 148-149 MHz (earth-to-space) bands.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: FCC / Orbcomm / SpaceX / Swarm Technologies
Countries: United States
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