5G in the US: Will Satellite and Mobile Industries Finally Work in Unison?
The U.S. is going 5G. One of the world’s most lucrative and biggest markets for 5G services is putting down the building blocks to create a super-connected society. Satellite players are proposing radial spectrum sharing solutions to speed up this deployment. Is this good for the industry?
…….whether Intelsat’s actions have been a stroke of genius or a moment of madness. He gives an interesting response in saying that “Intelsat has certainly succeeded in bringing in other major satellite players to share same vision and goals. We would not use terms as ‘genius’ or ‘madness’ but perhaps define the move as a determined, bold one, and with a great deal of pragmatism. One can wonder if such move could have been shortsighted in the sense that proposal prioritizes short-to-medium term income over the long-term value of spectrum but we have to remember that markets evolve and, ultimately, spectrum falls in the hands of those markets and players where it is most valuable.”