Krauss, Jeffrey
March 2009
CED;Mar2009, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p38
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the result of DirecTV Inc.'s interpretation of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) technical rule. He discusses how the FCC adopted the rules and decided to prioritize already-filed applications including that of DirecTV, Echostar, Pegasus, and Intelsat. He also notes the actions taken by Spectrum Five and the impact of FCC's decision to allow 4 degree orbital spacing in the 12 GHz DBS band. An overview of DirectTV's dismissed application is presented.


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