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Released: July 19, 2013

445 12th STREET S.W.

News media information 202-418-0500
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TTY (202) 418-2555

DA No.


Report No. SAT-00962

Friday July 19, 2013

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 S2870
New Skies Satellites B.V.
Petition for Declaratory Ruling to be Added to the Permitted List
Granted in Part/ Deferred in Part
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

Direct to Home Fixed Satellite, Fixed Satellite Service
On July 12, 2013, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the petition filed by New Skies Satellites, B.V. to add the SES-6 space station
at the 40.5 W.L. orbital location to the Commission's C- and Ku-band Permitted Space Station List in the 3700-4200 MHz (space-to-Earth),
5925-6425 MHz (Earth-to-Space), 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth), and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space) frequency bands. SES-6 is licensed by
the Administration of the Netherlands. New Skies is also permitted to use SES-6 to provide direct-to-home services in the U.S. market in these
frequency bands.
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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