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Released: February 21, 2014

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DA No.


Report No. SAT-00998

Friday February 21, 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 S2673
DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC
02/20/2014 - 10/16/2015
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:

Nature of Service:

On February 20, 2014, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, the application of DIRECTV Enterprises, LLC, to modify its authority to
operate the DIRECTV 5 space station at the 110.1° W.L. orbital location using 3 channels in the 12.2-12.7 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 17.3-17.8
(Earth-to-space) frequency bands. Specifically, DIRECTV is authorized to reorient DIRECTV 5 to the East to improve signal strength and
availability in Puerto Rico.


E S2469
Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Grant of Authority
Effective Date:
On February 14, 2014, the Satellite Division granted, with conditions, special temporary authority to Intelsat License LLC, for a period of 30
days, to perform telemetry, tracking, and command operations necessary to drift the Galaxy 26 space station from the 50.0º E.L. orbital location
to the 49.9° E.L. orbital location, and to maintain Galaxy 26 upon its arrival at the 49.9° E.L. orbital location, using the following C-band
frequencies: 4090.0 MHz and 4196.5 MHz or 4199.5 MHz (space-to-Earth); 5926.5 MHz, 6315.0 MHz, and 6411.0 MHz (Earth-to-space).
Intelsat is also authorized to operate the Galaxy 26 space station, both during the drift and upon arrival at the 49.9° W.L. orbital location, to
provide fixed-satellite services in the Ku-band frequencies of 11.7-12.2 GHz (space-to-Earth) and 14.0-14.5 GHz (Earth-to-space).


Intelsat License LLC
Special Temporary Authority
Effective Date:
For more information concerning this Notice, contact the Satellite Division at 202-418-0719; TTY 202-418-2555.
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