Here it is: The biggest 5G moments from the past year, as compiled by Light Reading's editorial staff.
Telesat reduced the size of its planned low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellation to 188 satellites from 298. And that's just one of many recent developments in the industry.
Dish shares drop 19% as worse-than-expected pay-TV subscriber losses – 228,000 for satellite TV and 234,000 for Sling TV – roughly doubled the company's video losses from a year ago.
AST SpaceMobile's testing will use AT&T's 846.5-849MHz license in Midland, Texas; its 845-846.5MHz license in Honolulu; and its 788-798MHz license in Pine Springs, Texas.
The European satellite company stands accused of distributing Putin's propaganda to millions of Russians. Meanwhile, Europe is adopting Russian tactics.
Declan Ganley, of Rivada Networks, is no stranger to controversy. The latest: Chinese investors who claim that Rivada's LEO plans are built on top of assets the company doesn't actually own.
In addition to roughly 100 planes covered by Starlink's recent JSX deal, Hawaiian Airlines will outfit several dozen big aircraft with Starlink connections over the next few years.
LEO satellite broadband provider also among six companies selected by NASA to develop near-Earth space communication services to support future missions.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: OneWeb to use Indian rockets; Russia's beef with Apple; Ericsson goes trucking.
"The world telecom community should be one strong voice to stop Russia and support Ukraine," says Liliia Malon. "Now is the time for bold decision-making and not getting bogged down in legal frameworks that weren't designed for wartime."
Conseil d'État revokes Arcep's 2021 decision to grant frequencies to Elon Musk's Starlink.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Telenor moves closer to Cisco; Sparkle signs Nigerian deal; more support for Ukrainian refugees.
Using Elon Musk's satellite constellation as a transport network, the operator restores 2G/4G services in Irpin and Romanivka.
SES is one of the companies working to free up C-band spectrum in the US for 5G operations. But one of its planned satellite launches has been impacted by the war in Ukraine.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Deutsche Telekom updates on 5G rollout; Proximus brings fiber to West Flanders; Elisa Polystar buys Frinx.
Lynk celebrated the successful launch of its sixth satellite on Friday. Separately, AST SpaceMobile crowed of its recent memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Orange.
Also in today's EMEA regional roundup: Nokia stands accused of helping Russia spy on its enemies; Vestager's cool with the cloud; SES adds a third bird from Thales.
NASA is putting together a new kind of public-private partnership that seeks global connectivity and cooperation from satellite communications (satcom) providers.
Bruno Fromont, CTO of Intelsat, is helping one of the world's storied satellite providers evolve to be more interoperable with carrier 5G networks and more software-defined as a technology company
Globalstar's Vice President of IoT, David Haight, hopes to bring big partnerships and new services to the satellite provider's IoT business.