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Satellite mega-constellations: the limits of treating spectrum like land
Oct 06, 2021
by Toby Youell

Being a confusing subject, spectrum managers often resort to talking about frequencies as if it is land. This is intuitive because many spectrum policy concepts apply to real estate too. A usage right can be thought of as owning land, while technical limits on usage resemble planning permission rules. It… 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...