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  • Telecom Diary: Spectrum allocation to satcom players caught in the crosshairs April 13, 2024
    In India, satellite firms including Eutelsat Oneweb, and Reliance Jio’s satellite venture have received the GMPCS (global mobile personal communications by satellite services) and are awaiting spectrum allotment, which will be done administratively as per the new Telecom Act. While Starlink is awaiting a license from the government.
  • Space startups see funding surge as government spending remains high: Report April 11, 2024
    The first quarter saw many milestones including SpaceX's successful Starship flight test to United Launch Alliance's launch of Astrobotic and Intuitive Machines' mission, which was the first touchdown on the lunar surface by a U.S. spacecraft in more than half a century.
  • Bharti Airtel rejects Jio view on commercial usage of allocated satcom spectrum April 4, 2024
    Eutelsat also feels 5G-based FWA and satellite-based FWA are distinct services with different business models and there is no justification in Jio pushing the government to ensure only satellite-based FWA services are offered through auctioned spectrum.
  • Jio against commercial use of satellite spectrum without auction March 29, 2024
    It has also said that in case the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) decides to allow FWA for satcom players, the amount paid by companies for buying spectrum in an auction should be refunded, officials aware of the matter told ET, citing Reliance Jio’s letter to the DoT.
  • Eutelsat OneWeb looks to pull ahead of Starlink, Jio in satellite broadband race March 18, 2024
    Eutelsat will offer its services to enterprises, defence, aviation, maritime players and governments. It will also offer satellite connectivity to provide vital backhaul to Bharti Airtel and other interested telcos for boosting mobile broadband coverage in India’s rural markets. Mobile towers or terrestrial backhaul links via fibre networks are lacking in some rural pockets.

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