French telecom regulator, forced by administrative court ruling, opens public comment on SpaceX Starlink

by Peter B. de Selding

UPDATE April 8: French telecom regulator Arcep, its previous approval of SpaceX Starlink frequency use in France rejected by an administrative tribunal because Arcep bypassed a public consultation, has now opened Starlink spectrum request for public comment until May 9.

After that, Arcep will either reconfirm its earlier decision to allow Starlink to operate on French territory, or issue a new ruling based on the public comment.

In an April 8 statement, Arcep said that it had issued its approval for Starlink in February 2021 without opening the subject for public reaction because it . . .

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