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SpaceX satellite broadband plan gets nudge from FCC head - CNET

3 monthes ago   |   By CNET

Elon Musk's company wants to send almost 11,000 satellites into low-earth orbit, and FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is endorsing the project.
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FCC looks to approve SpaceX's satellite internet plan

FCC looks to approve SpaceX's satellite internet plan

3 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

SpaceX is planning to send up a pair of its own satellites in this weekend's launch, in order to test a proposed space-based broadband internet service. But if you want get into the broadband business, first you have to get past its U.S. gatekeepers: the FCC. Fortunately for SpaceX, Chairman Ajit Pai is all for it.
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FCC chief proposes approving SpaceX's application for broadband services

3 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai on Wednesday proposed the approval of an application by Elon Musk's SpaceX to provide broadband services using satellites in the United States and worldwide.
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