New C-band satellites coming

Martyn

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WASHINGTON — Fleet operator Eutelsat Communications will need one new satellite to continue to offer C-band communications services in the United States after the Federal Communications Commission auctions a swath of the spectrum.

 

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The operators are actually ordered many new satellites to allow them to vacate the pending auctioned spectrum in advance of the shutdown deadline. This advance shutdown will provide an additional payout of several billion dollars more into their corporations.

These new satellites will provide additional transponders (divisions) within the 200mhz band (3900-4200) providing more options for using this spectrum.

Big money is exchanging hands and many new satellites will be launching in the next few years.
 

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They actually ordered many new satellites to allow them to vacate the auctioned spectrum in advance of the deadline and this advance shutdown will payout several more billion dollars into their corporation.

The new satellites will provide additional transponders within the 200mhz band (3900-4200) providing more options for using this spectrum.

Big money is exchanging hands and many new satellites will be launching in the next few years.
Is the FCC reimbursing these companies for their expenses relating to the change?
 

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The companies will receive monies for vacating and additional monies for early shutdown.

One company went into bankruptcy to clear their books before purchasing new satellites.. No money is being left on the table in the cash grab...
 

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But did they say which C Band Satellite will be replace? Where will these new birds be parked at?>
 

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