E-Space registers 116,640-satellite C-band network with ITU through France; 300,000-satellite network scaled back

by Peter B. de Selding

UPDATE June 29: This story has been updated to add a starement from E-Space clarifying that it remains committed to its Rwandan regulatory filing.

PARIS — Startup telecommunications satellite constellation operator E-Space SAS has filed registration with international regulators for a fully C-band constellation consisting of 116,640 satellites in 810 orbital planes in orbits of 414, 500 and 600 kilometers in altitude.

E-Space’s Toulouse, France, European headquarters, operating through France’s National Frequencies Agency (ANFR), registered the constellation, called Semaphore-C . . .

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