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Released: March 28, 2014

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-01006

Friday March 28, 2014

Policy Branch Information

Actions Taken

The Commission, by its International Bureau, took the following actions pursuant to delegated authority. The effective
date of these actions is the release date of this Notice, except where an effective date is specified.


E S2103
ORBCOMM License Corp.
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

Mobile Satellite Service
On March 26, 2014, the Satellite Division granted an amendment to Orbcomm License Corp.'s pending application, IBFS File No.
SAT-MOD-20111021-00207, that seeks to modify its authorization for a non-voice, non-geostationary mobile satellite service (Little LEO)
system. The Satellite Division granted authority to modify the target orbital inclination of 17 satellites from 51.6 degrees to 47 degrees, with a
target operational orbital altitude of 715 kilometers. In addition, in light of the imminent launch of six satellites, the Satellite Division partially
waived the fourth milestone in the Orbcomm Next Generation License, with that waiver limited to the six satellites proposed for imminent
launch. As a result of grant of this amendment, Orbcomm's modification application is granted in part and deferred in part.


E S2103
ORBCOMM License Corp.
10/02/2012 - 04/30/2025
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

Mobile Satellite Service
See IBFS File No. SAT-AMD-20140116-00006 for description of the action taken.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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