PARIS— The European Commission, heading off the possibility that it will have neither the funds nor the expertise to manage a constellation of broadband/quantum communications satellites, has asked industry to assess less-costly alternatives.
Options the Commission will assess include purchasing a minority stake in a non-EU constellation already being built. This capacity would later be supplemented by EU infrastructure.
Satellite fleet operators Telesat Canada, SES, Eutelsat, OneWeb’s Luxembourg office, Hispasat and Intelsat . . .
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