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Industry Canada receives three bids to develop spectrum and orbital positions

News | 10/07/2003 4:00 am EDT

Telesat Canada and a company fronted by Barrett Corp. find themselves locked in a battle to secure the rights to the 12 GHz broadcasting spectrum at the 72.5 degrees west orbital slot, a fight that is part of a larger Industry Canada licensing process relating to valuable satcom real estate. Pegasus Development Corp., a subsidiary of Pegasus Communications Corp., has also submitted an expression of interest, but the company is giving no public clue as to its intention.

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