International regulators ask US, Norway to ‘immediately disable’ Starlink service in Iran

by Peter B. de Selding

LA PLATA, Maryland — International regulators asked the United States and Norway to take “immediate action to disable Starlink terminals operating within the territory” of Iran, saying the service is a clear violation of international regulations.

The Radio Regulations Board (RRB) of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in rendering its decision on Oct. 27, was clearly unimpressed by the responses provided to it by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Norwegian Communications Authority. The new nations share the role of Starlink "notifying administration" with responsibility for Starlink's . . .

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