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Boeing scraps plans for super-constellation

Two years ago Boeing received a licence from the FCC for a satellite broadband mega-constellation of 147 low Earth orbiting satellites. It has now cancelled its scheme. Boeing’s initial scheme – formally proposed in 2017 – was for a V-band constellation of 132 satellites operating ln Low-Earth Orbit and 15 non-Geostationary orbiting craft to supply […]

October 31, 2023

Ofcom boost for maritime satellite connectivity

UK comms regulator Ofcom has made changes to its Earth Station Networks licence to confirm that non-geostationary orbit (NGSO) satellites can deliver the latest space-based broadband services to ships and boats. At the same time, the new measures are designed to help Ofcom protect other services, such as radio astronomy, from harmful interference. Every satellite […]

September 15, 2023By Colin Mann