FCC commenters back Galileo license waiver as EC provides Galileo Commercial Service details

by Peter B. de Selding

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation network declared initial service availability last December. Full service is scheduled in 2020 after more satellites are launched. The next launch, scheduled for late this year, is of four satellites aboard an Ariane 5 rocket. The European Commission has released details of its proposed Galileo Commercial Services, which will charge a fee to users in return for higher-precision signals and an authentication of the signals' accuracy. Credit: European Commission

PARIS — The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) request for comments on whether to waive a license requirement for U.S. users of Europe’s . . .

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