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Satellite Update - July 9, 2009

From FCC Report SAT-00616[PDF]:

  • • The FCC granted the request of TerreStar Networks to extend the milestone date for launch of its TerreStar-1 space station from June 30, 2009, through and including July 7, 2009. As described elsewhere in this week's RF Report, TerreStar was successfully launched on July 1, 2009.
  • • The FCC determined DIRECTV Group has met the launch and operation milestones associated with the authorization for DIRECTV 11 and may cancel the bond for DIRECTV 11.