Ban on satellite exports is lifted

Law reverses ’99 restrictions

Posted: January 7, 2013 at 2:57 a.m.

U.S.-made communications satellites used to orbit the Earth to relay phone calls, link ships to shore and broadcast television programs will become legal for civilian export under new legislation that President Barack Obama signed into law recently.

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Business, Pages 19 on 01/07/2013


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