TOULOUSE, France — Startup ground satellite Earth station network operator RBC Signals looked at the creation of Amazon's AWS Ground Station and and said: Imitation is a form of flattery.
Except that here, the imitator is a multibillion-dollar behemoth that can sweeten its offer by proximity to Amazon Web Services and the cloud.
It’s true that RBC has been preaching a new business model for satellite fleet operators, especially smallsat owners, that sounds a lot like Amazon Ground: Lease, don’t buy; pay . . .
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