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SpaceX files plan with FCC for satellite broadband network

Thursday 17 November 2016 | 12:30 CET | News
SpaceX has filed for FCC approval to launch a massive satellite network to provide global broadband coverage. The company has proposed orbiting as many as 4,425 satellites to deliver the services, Reuters reports from the documents. The proposed network would begin with the launch of about 800 satellites to expand internet access in the US, including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. The system is designed to provide a wide range of broadband and communications services for residential, commercial, institutional, government and professional users worldwide, SpaceX said. The company did

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Companies: SpaceX
Countries: United States
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