FCC hands Swarm USD 900,000 fine for illegal satellite launch

Friday 21 December 2018 | 09:10 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission has fined Swarm Technologies a total of USD 900,000 for the unauthorised launch and operation of four small satellites that it said could have resulted in collisions and posed a risk to critical commercial and government satellite operations. In a statement, the FCC confirmed that Swarm has also agreed to an extended period of oversight plus a requirement of pre-launch notices to the Commission, among other stipulations.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: FCC / Swarm
Countries: United States
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