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News | 06/08/2000 4:00 am EDT
New GSO plan adopted at WRC
Canada has helped broker a deal for a new broadcasting satellite plan for Europe, Africa and the Asia Pacific region. The agreement was adopted at the World Radiocommunication Conference in Istanbul. The new plan assigns one orbital position per country throughout both Europe and Africa from which the equivalent of 10 analog channels can be delivered. For Asia and Australia, 12 analog channels are available per country's orbital position. The decisions of WRC-2000 enable countries to take possession of the orbital positions once they're in an economic position to do so, without fear of losing the spectrum bands.
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