Satellite operators ask Arab Spectrum Management Group to help remove ‘gateway in every nation’ requirement

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Satellite fleet operators asked the Arab Spectrum Management Group (ASMG) to help ease regulations on satellite landing rights, spectrum fees and the requirement that satellite networks install gateway Earth stations in each individual nation.

ASMG represents 22 Arab nations at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), which sets wireless spectrum rights and orbital slot priorities.

ASMG is home to several nations that insist that an Earth station be located on their territory to give them better control over communications originating in, or landing in, its . . .

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