How Will Higher Resolution Satellite Imagery Impact Entrenched and Startup Imagery Companies?

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Last week National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Director Letitia Long said the government would approve DigitalGlobe's request to sell higher resolution imagery (25 cm). What might that mean for other companies in that part of the market?
 

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