SpaceX asks regulators to reject systems that cannot share spectrum, faces long road to global market access

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — SpaceX acknowledged it faces a long regulatory march toward global regulatory acceptance of its Starlink broadband service and urged governments not to license broadband service providers whose systems make frequency-sharing more difficult.

“All of the spectrum we are licensed [to use] is shared,” said David Goldman, director of satellite and spectrum policy at SpaceX. “We don’t have a single exclusive-use megahertz. To be able to operate, you have to have spectral efficiency.”

SpaceX is licensed to launch some 4,400 satellites into low . . .

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