(Reuters) – France’s Eutelsat will sign up for satellite tv for pc operator competitors Intelsat and SES in a proposal to permit cell operators to briefly get right of entry to a part of the C-band spectrum within the United States, the corporations mentioned on Thursday.
The proposed consortium could be open to all satellite tv for pc operators turning in services and products within the C-band within the mainland United States, and would handle transactions with firms wishing to make use of particular parts of the spectrum for cell services and products, the corporations mentioned.
The C-band spectrum is used to ship video and audio programming to greater than 100 million U.S. families, in addition to for knowledge connectivity in rural spaces and services and products for the U.S. govt.
The firms mentioned the consortium would lend a hand velocity up the deployment of 5G services and products within the United States.
Reporting by means of Alan Charlish in Gdynia; enhancing by means of Jason Neely