PARIS— The four Arab nations that have imposed a diplomatic and travel ban on Qatar are now putting pressure on Qatar’s satellite operator, Es’hailSat, raising questions about the commercial viability of Es’hailSat’s Eshail-2. The dispute’s latest venue is the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the UN agency that regulates satellite orbital slots and radio frequency licenses.
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Peter de Selding is a Co-Founder and editor for SpaceIntelReport.com. He started SpaceIntelReport in 2017 after 26 years as the Paris Bureau Chief for SpaceNews where he covered the commercial satellite, launch and the international space businesses. He is widely considered the preeminent reporter in the space industry and is a must read for space executives. Follow Peter @pbdes