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Industry call for governments to facilitate 5G

Industry call for governments to facilitate 5G

Countries must step up their efforts to facilitate the 5G era by backing more supportive policies, according to a new GTI study, produced in collaboration with mobile industry trade body…

Analysts envision ‘The Perfect MWC’

The perfect Mobile World Congress would focus less on the latest devices and more on the future of the mobile industry; it would be more of a collaborative forum where…

Intelsat facing more legal allegations

Schall Law, which describes itself as a “national shareholder rights litigation firm”, says it is investigating claims on behalf of investors who hold stock in Intelsat. Los Angeles-based Schall is…

CBA: ‘Catch 22’ dilemma

Intelsat has yet to confirm its intentions as far as the FCC’s Order is concerned over the FCC’s accelerated clearing plan. Indeed, Intelsat is silent on whether it wants to…

CBA: The 100% upside

“OK,” you might say if you were a satellite operator. “We’ve lost this battle, but we can still win the war.” The FCC and C-Band Alliance machinations have been the…

FCC/CBA: Further detail emerges

FCC/CBA: Further detail emerges

Analyst Sami Kassab at investment bank Exane/BNPP has reported more details on the FCC’s March 3rd Order regarding the reallocation of C-band frequencies over the US. Kassab has ploughed through…

FCC issues C-band order

The FCC issued its formal Order and Public Notices on March 3rd as to how the C-band auction will be managed and the implications for the affected satellite operators. The…

SES outlines C-band plans

SES outlines C-band plans

SES CEO Steve Collar, speaking exclusively to Advanced Television, says that while the company is waiting for the FCC’s final text of its Order in regard to C-band, he was…

FCC/CBA: Legal challenges emerge

While SES and Telesat were quick to endorse FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s confirmation on February 28th of the C-band proposals to auction and reassign 280 MHz of satellite spectrum over…

FCC: C-Band order approved

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has, as largely expected, endorsed its own draft C-band proposals in its open agenda meeting of the full Commission. FCC departmental staff (notably the Wireless…

Four bidders for French 5G spectrum

French telcos Bouygues Telecom, Free Mobile, Orange and SFR have all submitted a tender package to comms regulator Arcep for the award of licences to use frequencies in the 3.4…

CBA could be the FCC’s relocation coordinator

A joint filing to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week by SES and Telesat criticised Intelsat for giving the FCC “false characterisations of the C-Band Alliance, and [Intelsat’s] misleading…

Telesat dismayed at Intelsat’s about-turn

Telesat dismayed at Intelsat’s about-turn

Ottawa-based Telesat’s CEO Dan Goldberg has met with senior figures at the FCC to express their dismay that fellow CBA member Intelsat “would now – after a fundamental framework had…

CBA D-Day on Feb 28

There are times when our regulators need both a tough hide and the wisdom of Solomon as they get to rule on complex demands. Making a wrong decision could prove…

Eutelsat: “No justification to compensate SES”

Eutelsat, in a filing to the FCC, repeats its claim that it is entitled to a significant 15.15 per cent of the $9.7 billion of incentive payments outlined by the…