Telesat: Small Satellite Operators’ Proposal Falls Short of Standards

In a filing to the FCC, Telesat, a member of the CBA, criticized the C-band revenue proposal that the Small Satellite Operators (SSOs) made. Telesat identified three elements where the proposal falls short of the necessary standards: it does not reflect the loss of saleable capacity, it does not take satellite coverage into account, and it improperly applies remaining useful life of satellites as a factor.

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