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Satellite dispute helps Thaicom

Thaicom’s 30-year concession to operate the nation’s satellites ended last September. The Thai government took two satellites – half the fleet – back on September 10th 2021. The consequences are now clear. The Thai Ministry for Digital Economy and Society (MDE) had hoped to find someone prepared to stump up the government’s fees for using […]

May 10, 2022

Globalstar wants satellite mega-constellation

Globalstar, which already provides mobile satellite services, has registered its plans with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) for a huge constellation of 3080 satellites. The plan is to orbit the planet in 100 orbital planes at heights between 485 kms to 700 kms. Globalstar’s existing fleet comprises 48 satellites at 1400 kms above the Earth […]

May 4, 2022By Chris Forrester