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SpaceX wants to build up to 1 million Earth satellite internet connections


SpaceX wants to build up to 1 million Earth satellite internet connections The company just took the next step toward getting satellite internet to customers. The news: You still need ground-based systems to receive a signal from satellite internet. With SpaceX’s February 1 filing to the US Federal Communications Commission, it’s requesting to deploy up to a million ground stations in the US—including in Alaska, Hawaii, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico—to provide connection points to its internet satellites on behalf of its sister company SpaceX Services.   More



(Source: MIT Technology Review - Feb 13)

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