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Iceye gets radio licence for Finland's first commercial satellite system

Thursday 19 October 2017 | 15:26 CET | News
Finnish communications regulator Ficora said it has granted a radio licence for Finland's first commercial satellite system, created by Iceye. It comprises two radar satellites and their earth stations, which are located in Antarctica and Svalbard. They take pictures of ice sheet motion in the Arctic, among other things, which is important to shipping companies operating in the area.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Ficora / ITU
Countries: Finland
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