Satellite C-band/5G coexistence in SE Asia: Regulatory uncertainty still a problem even as deployment starts

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Asian regulators’ lack of clarity and consistency on C-band spectrum allocation to 5G terrestrial services and the protections C-band satellite users should take to avoid interference will start causing satellite customers problems within months — not years, satellite operators and a large broadcast customer said.

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has tried to settle the issue, but many nations have gone outside ITU purview by signing footnotes to ITU decisions signaling they’ll go their own way.

5G rollout in nations with large installed bases . . .

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