WASHINGTON — Lynk, a startup acquiring a constellation of satellites to provide connectivity for cellular phones, has filed a license software with the Federal Communications Fee to function an initial established of satellites.
Lynk announced Might 25 that it filed the FCC software utilizing the commission’s streamlined licensing approach for smallsats recognized in 2019. The organization hopes that strategy will make it possible for it to start industrial expert services with a initial group of satellites within just a year.
That streamlined method does established boundaries on the dimensions, orbital altitude, and lifetime of the satellites. It also covers constellations