Satellite to cell phone startup Lynk Global: Series B funding imminent, MNO partners will secure landing rights

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — Startup satellite-to-smartphone service provider Lynk Global acknowledged legitimate regulatory concerns about frequency interference with terrestrial mobile services in regions with many nations closely packed, and that Lynk’s initial operations will start this year in much easier geographies.

U.S.-based Lynk recently deployed its second and third satellites in orbit. Next step: Get the 25 mobile network operators that have signed commercial contracts to secure landing rights from their national regulators.

At that point Lynk, which has a commercial operating license from the . . .

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