PARIS — Europe’s three largest commercial satellite fleet operators — SES, Eutelsat and Hispasat — said they are willing to co-invest with the European Commission in a global LEO satellite constellation for EU government and universal-broadband markets to complement these companies’ existing fleets.
The three companies up to now have never been keen on LEO broadband constellations as a business case.
But a LEO constellation to operate alongside the companies’ GEO- and MEO-orbit assets — SES has a medium-Earth orbit broadband fleet — that is . . .
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