PARIS—Some major telecommunications satellite operators have expressed cautiousness about 5G—a fifth-generation mobile communications network that satellites are supposed to be a component of—as a business opportunity, suggesting it may not live up to the hype. “5G is a term used loosely and abusively,” says Dan Goldberg, president and CEO of Telesat, speaking at Euroconsult’s World Satellite Business Week here. “It is just more broadband ... ...

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