SpaceX says the 5G expansion will make Starlink "unavailable" to most Americans

SpaceX, Dish Network and other 5G providers are embroiled in a heated war over 

the radio frequencies that SpaceX says are needed for its Starlink orbital Internet service, and what Dish says are needed for its own customers.

SpaceX claims that if federal regulators allow 5G wireless networks to use a specific spectrum band

 it could cause extensive loss of Starlink Internet customers.

The spectrum covers different radio frequencies, and federal regulators are closely monitoring 

which companies can use which frequencies so that the signals do not interfere with each other.

In its statement, SpaceX pointed to the Dish Network, which, although known as a satellite television company, also has a mobile network