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Intelsat, SES, Eutelsat And Telesat Establish C-Band Alliance


Monday, 1 Oct 2018 

Oct 1 (Reuters) - SES SA ::INTELSAT, SES, EUTELSAT AND TELESAT<<>> ESTABLISH THE C-BAND ALLIANCE (CBA).CBA IS CONSORTIUM TO FACILITATE CLEARING OF U.S. MID-BAND SPECTRUM FOR 5G WHILE PROTECTING U.S. CONTENT DISTRIBUTION AND DATA NETWORKS.CONSORTIUM WILL IMPLEMENT MARKET-BASED TRANSACTIONS AND CLEAR CERTAIN SPECTRUM IN U.S..AGREEMENT REFLECTS TRANSITION FACILITATOR ROLE CONTEMPLATED IN FCC PROPOSED RULEMAKING.CBA NAMES BILL TOLPEGIN AS CEO AND PRESTON PADDEN AS HEAD OF ADVOCACY AND GOVERNMENT RELATIONS.