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Amazon partners Verizon to help develop Project Kuiper satellite services

Tuesday 26 October 2021 | 16:53 CET | News
Amazon.com has signed up Verizon as a new partner in its Project Kuiper to bring satellite broadband to the US. The companies said they have started working together on commercial models for a range of connectivity services for US consumers and global enterprise customers operating in rural and remote locations around the world. The initial services may include cellular backhaul and fixed-wireless access.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Amazon Web Services / Verizon
Countries: United States
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