More about "Starlink"
Satellite sector overview
Jun 29, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

There is a large amount of traction in the satellite space with geostationary satellite operators moving into lower orbits and a raft of new and planned low-Earth-orbit constellations envisaging hundreds of thousands of new satellites orbiting the skies. These plans are being orchestrated through both inter-industry tie-ups and new operator… Read more...

Starlink
Jun 29, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

Starlink is a high-speed, low latency broadband network using NGSO LEOs to provide broadband connectivity globally. Starlink launched its first satellites in May 2019, with the ultimate goal of a constellation of close to 42,000. Starlink satellites are using spectrum resources in the Ka- Ku- and V-bands. Starlink also has… Read more...

Google
Jun 16, 2022
by Dianne Northfield

Google has extensive experience in cloud-based spectrum sharing in the CBRS 3.5 GHz band and is now positioned as an Automated Frequency Coordination System Operator in the 6 GHz band in the US. It is a key supporter of unlicensed mid-band spectrum, along with unlicensed 60 GHz. Read more...

The rise of mega-constellations challenges claims of priority spectrum rights
Oct 06, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

The growth of NGSO satellite filings at both the ITU level for access to spectrum and orbital slots and NGSO license and market applications in the US are challenging erroneous satellite operator claims of priority access to spectrum resources. Instead, the ITU rules confer a right to priority for interference… Read more...

Starlink update – spectrum authorisations and squabbles
Sep 15, 2021
by Dianne Northfield

SpaceX's Starlink is one of the leading constellations of non-geostationary (NGSO) low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. In doing so, it is traversing a complex array of international and national regulations while at the same time amassing approvals to use spectrum across a range of bands. Starlink is not only competing… Read more...