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Boeing Developing V-band Satellite Constellation | Radio magazine

Doug Irwin, CPBE AMD DRB June 27, 2016 CHICAGO — Boeing wants U.S. and international regulators to reconsider constraints on low-orbiting satellite broadband constellations (Non-geostationary satellite orbits, or NGSO) using C- and V-bands and has specifically asked the FCC for … Continue reading

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Boeing applies for license to launch proposed satellite constellation – LA Times

Samantha Masunaga June 23, 2106 Boeing Co. has applied for a license from the Federal Communications Commission to launch and operate a network of thousands of satellites, joining companies such as SpaceX and OneWeb in the new race to build … Continue reading

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LeoSat corporate broadband constellation sees GEO satellite operators as partners – SpaceNews.com

Peter B. de Selding June 14, 2016 SINGAPORE – LeoSat Enterprises, which is designing a constellation of low-orbiting satellites to provide secure broadband links to corporate and global networks, is positioning itself as a natural partner to established geostationary-orbit satellite … Continue reading

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Broadband battle takes to the skies as coalition targets SpaceX satellites – LA Times

Samantha Masunaga and Jim Puzzanghera June 9, 2016 The increased demand for broadband access is setting up a fight for the airwaves between entrepreneurs Charlie Ergen and Elon Musk. A coalition of mobile broadband providers, including the Ergen-led Dish Network, … Continue reading

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Dish Network battles OneWeb and SpaceX for Ku-band spectrum rights – SpaceNews.com

Peter B. de Selding June 9, 2016 PARIS — A coalition of 5G terrestrial mobile broadband companies led by Charlie Ergen’s Dish Network on June 8 asked U.S. regulators to strip future low-orbiting satellite Internet constellations of their priority access … Continue reading

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Companies To Buy Ahead Of Imminent Affordable Global Satellite Internet | Seeking Alpha

Matt Bohlsen June 6, 2016 Summary Internet penetration rate is only 35.3% in developing counties, and only 9.5% in the least developed countries. Global satellite provided internet access could unlock the final potential 3 billion plus internet users in developing … Continue reading

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OneWeb to debut as B2B broadband wholesaler before serving world’s poorest – SpaceNews.com

Peter B. de Selding April 28, 2016 PARIS— Internet satellite constellation startup OneWeb LLC on April 28 submitted its license application with U.S. regulators as part of what likely will be a multi-year slog through the world’s capitals as the … Continue reading

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OneWeb Satellites to open factory in Florida with eyes on business beyond OneWeb – SpaceNews.com

Peter B. de Selding April 18, 2016 PARIS — Start-up Internet satellite constellation operator OneWeb LLC will build most of its 900-satellite constellation in a new factory in Exploration Park, Florida, following a co-funding agreement with the state of Florida, … Continue reading

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Airbus and OneWeb form joint venture to build 900 satellites – SpaceNews.com

Peter B. de Selding January 27, 2016 OneWeb’s constellation will consist of 648 low-Earth orbit satellites plus spares. Credit: Airbus/OneWeb Airbus and OneWeb on Jan. 26 announced they had formed the company OneWeb Satellites, which will build the OneWeb constellation … Continue reading

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SpaceX President Downplays Commitment To Building Broadband Constellation – SpaceNews.com

Peter B. de Selding October 27, 2015 PARIS — SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell on Oct. 27 downplayed the company’s 4,000-satellite broadband Internet constellation, saying the project remained “very speculative” pending a deeper assessment of its business case. Speaking in Hong … Continue reading

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