PARIS — Current and prospective satellite fleet operators are asking the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reverse a proposed rule that would allow operators of low-orbiting constellations to self-certify that their networks won’t interfere with satellites in geostationary orbit.
The FCC’s decision, which represents a 180-degree switch from its earlier position, would essentially take operators’ word that they used the latest software analysis to asses interference and found themselves to be in compliance with the interference-mitigation guidelines.
The FCC’s proposal is . . .
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