Will market forces solve East Asia’s satellite overcapacity problem? Intelsat sees reason for hope

by Peter B. de Selding

SINGAPORE — A large satellite fleet operator like Intelsat has two problems in Asia, both of them long-lived. The first is he threat to satellite C-band and the 28-GHz Ka-band spectrum.

Neither is on the agenda at the coming World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-19), to start in October. But Intelsat and other satellite operators want C- and Ka-band on the agenda of every national regulator where they operate.

The second issue is the surplus of satellite operators in Asia, and how . . .

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