Telesat, OneWeb, Viasat: We need regulations to protect viability of low Earth orbit

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS —The chief executives of satellite fleet operators OneWeb, Telesat and Viasat agreed on the need for regulations to prevent the proliferation of satellites in low Earth orbit from getting out of control, threatening the viability of LEO as a place to do business.

Viasat Chief Executive Mark D. Dankberg in the past two years has taken up this issue, regularly inserting it into satellite conference discussions that would much rather talk about the wonderful growth of the satellite sector.

His concerns have . . .

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