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SES, Intelsat join in US to protect C-band spectrum

Friday 9 February 2018 | 09:58 CET | News
SES and Intelsat have agreed to team up in the US and liberate some spectrum in the 3700-4200 MHz C-band, in line with a proposal from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) put forth in October 2017. Intel has also given its backing to the move. Under the deal, SES will join Intelsat and form a consortium that will keep using spectrum in the band, but also release a specified amount to US broadcasters, media and data companies. The deal includes a commercial and technical framework that will enable mobile operators to quickly access about 100 MHz of nationwide C-band downlink spectrum

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: FCC / Intel / Intelsat / SES
Countries: United States
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