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NorthStar Earth & Space Secures Radio Frequency Spectrum License Approval for 52 Satellite Constellation

MONTREAL, August 24, 2021 (NorthStar Earth & Space PR) — NorthStar Earth & Space (NorthStar) has received approval in principle from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) authorizing NorthStar to use all of the company’s requested radio frequency spectrum allocation for its planned 52-satellite constellation that will deliver a suite of information services related to Earth and space sustainability.

Specifically, ISED has authorized use for all NorthStar requested Ka-band and X-band radio-frequency ranges, ensuring that NorthStar will have the bandwidth required to deliver millions of images per day of highly detailed, information-rich imagery from multiple sensor types. The ISED approval in principle confirms NorthStar’s Canadian spectrum application is in full compliance with the Radio Regulations of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations.

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  • August 26, 2021
SpaceX Gets Final Approval to Offer Starlink Service in Canada

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada grated the approval last week for Starlink’s satellite broadband service. The approval followed last month’s decision by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission to grant SpaceX a Basic International Telecommunications Services license to offer the Starlink service. Starlink recently opened the service for public beta testing in the United States. According to an invitation email posted on Reddit, U.S. beta testers the satellite Internet […]

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  • November 11, 2020