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Source https://www.lightreading.com/5g/dishs-5g-ambitions-for-12ghz-face-setback/d/d-id/769076 News Analysis MIKE DANO, Editorial Director, 5G & Mobile Strategies 4/27/2021 The FCC approved a request by SpaceX’s Starlink to make changes to its constellation of low Earth orbit (LEO) satellites. The ruling represents a setback to Starlink competitors like Viasat and Amazon that had argued against the changes, as well as a...
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April 27, 2021 Source: https://www.reuters.com/technology/fcc-votes-approve-spacex-satellite-plan-official-2021-04-27/ Reuters, David Shepardson The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Tuesday it had voted to approve a SpaceX plan to deploy Starlink satellites at a lower earth orbit as part of the company’s push to offer space-based broadband internet service. The decision, which Reuters reported earlier on Tuesday, includes...
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Source: https://spacenews.com/china-is-developing-plans-for-a-13000-satellite-communications-megaconstellation/ by Andrew Jones — April 21, 2021 HELSINKI — China is to oversee the construction and operation of a national satellite internet megaconstellation through coordinating the country’s major space actors.  Recent comments by senior officials indicate that plans are moving ahead to alter earlier constellation plans by space sector state-owned enterprises and possibly make these part...
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‘Red alerts’ of a potential disaster were sent to the companies By Joey Roulette  Apr 9, 2021 https://www.theverge.com/2021/4/9/22374262/oneweb-spacex-satellites-dodged-potential-collision-orbit-space-force Two satellites from the fast-growing constellations of OneWeb and SpaceX’s Starlink dodged a dangerously close approach with one another in orbit last weekend, representatives from the US Space Force and OneWeb said. It’s the first known collision avoidance event...
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Source: Business Insider https://www.businessinsider.com/elon-musk-spacex-starlink-satellites-dominate-orbit-industry-experts-2021-3?IR=T Kate Duffy SpaceX Starlink satellites have taken over the lower Earth orbit, experts told Insider.There are apparently 1,300 Starlink satellites in lower orbit and 300 from other entities.“We’re not at the end of the world yet but it’s a serious situation,” another space researcher said. SpaceX is rapidly deploying its Starlink...
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Source https://mybroadband.co.za/news/broadband/385963-elon-musks-starlink-in-south-africa-how-it-compares-with- By Jamie McKane, 11 February 2021 Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite broadband service is now available for pre-order in South Africa, providing users around the country with affordable high-speed broadband. Starlink uses a constellation of lower-earth orbit (LEO) satellites to offer fast Internet connectivity to its users. The service has started taking deposits from users...
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Source: https://in.mashable.com/science/19507/elon-musks-starlink-satellite-internet-service-gets-approval-in-the-uk BY MASHABLE NEWS STAFF It has recently come to light that Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite internet service has received licensing approval for its user terminals from the U.K.’s communications regulator. The green light given to the Starlink broadband system will allow Musk to compete with terrestrial U.K. Internet providers like BT Group Plc and others...
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Source: https://www.theguardian.com/science/2020/sep/12/stars-astronomy-spacex-satellite-elon-musk Miniature satellites open up a world of technological possibility. But experts say they degrade the astronomical landscape. Stuart Clark, Sat 12 Sep 2020 17.00 BST The natural serenity of the night sky is a touchstone for all of us. Everyone alive today looks at the same stars no matter where they are located on the...
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Illustration: iStockphoto Source: https://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/aerospace/satellites/amazons-project-kuiper-is-more-than-the-companys-response-to-spacex Amazon Web Services and Blue Origin could mean the satellite constellation becomes part of a larger ecosystem. 17 Aug 2020 | 19:00 GMT By Michael Koziol Amazon cleared an important hurdle when the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced on 30 July that the company was authorized to deploy and operate its Kuiper satellite constellation. The authorization came with...
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Source: https://www.telecompetitor.com/first-spacex-starlink-satellite-broadband-speeds-revealed/#:~:text=Using%20the%20Ookla%20Speedtest%20app,beta%20users%20for%20the%20service. 8/13/20 at 11:57 AM by Bernie Arnason A Reddit forum for SpaceX’s Starlink has revealed the first speeds for the new satellite broadband service. SpaceX has already launched hundreds of low earth orbit (LEO) satellites that will power this next generation satellite broadband service. Excerpt: Coverage is currently limited to the Northern region of the...
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