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November 15, 2012

Brussels View

Brussels View offers a European perspective on GNSS developments, particularly on Galileo.

Columnist Peter Gutierrez is based in Brussels, Belgium and has covered the EU satellite navigation programs from the inside out for several years. He received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.S. degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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By Peter Gutierrez
November 14, 2012

Galileo Round Up

Say what you want about the European capitol — one thing is for sure, Brussels is alive with conversation. With corporate high flyers and political decision makers tripping over one another on their way to long lunch breaks and after-dinner drinks, the chitchat can flow fast and furious.

If one is not careful, idle conversation can turn into rumor and rumor become a “buzz.”

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By Peter Gutierrez
July 18, 2012

Brussels View: Remembrance of Things Past

In 2003, China committed to investing €200 million (US$270 million) for the privilege of participating in the development of Europe’s Galileo program. But by 2007 it had been forced out of major decision-making because of security concerns and the collapse of the original financing plan for the program, which was to include public and private money.

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By Peter Gutierrez