PARIS — Satellite fleet operators Avanti and Arabsat have concluded an agreement that ends the Ka-band interference threatening both companies’ business in Africa and the Middle East by agreeing to a division of coverage satisfactory to both.
The agreement, which comes after months of negotiations — http://bit.ly/2xIi9tC — constitutes a rare victory for the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) as a mediator of disputes involving two powerful members — in this case, Britain and Saudi Arabia — and two satellite fleet operators . . .
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