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FCC Gives ISP $8,000 To Deliver Broadband Five Feet From Apple's $5 Billion Campus (techdirt)

We've noted repeatedly that there are two major reasons US broadband is slow, spotty, and expensive: regional monopolization (a lack of competition), and the state and federal regulatory capture (corruption) that protects it. On the latter front, there's been an absolute army of telecom industry aligned folks, who, for decades, have relied on dodgy broadband availability maps and dubious data to not only pretend there's no real problem that needs fixing, but also to slather companies with subsid...
Tags: Apple, News, Fcc, US, America, Cupertino, Free Press, Apple Campus, Karl Bode, Ajit Pai, Iowa Communications Alliance, StarLink, Brendan Carr, Minnesota Telecom Alliance, LTD Broadband, RDOF


SpaceX spat with Viasat: Rival accused of abusing legislation to halt Elon's Starlink expansion

Viasat's 'newfound environmentalism is belied by its actions at every turn' SpaceX has accused a satellite telecommunications rival of trying to a weaponise environmental legislation to hamper the expansion of its Starlink internet service.…
Tags: Spacex, Software, Elon, ViaSat, StarLink


Video Shows Wooden Satellite Prototype in the Stratosphere

A Finnish team is full steam ahead on its plans to launch a satellite made of plywood into space by the end of 2021. The satellite will orbit between 300 and 400 miles above Earth and will be a proof-of-concept for future wooden instruments in space.Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Science, Environment, Earth, Telecommunications, Satellite, Spaceflight, Spacecraft, StarLink, High Altitude Balloon, Riccardo Rampini


SpaceX plans to fit laser links to its Starlink satellites so they can beam the internet to planes for in-flight WiFi

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk. Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk wants to connect SpaceX's satellite internet service, Starlink, to airplanes. SpaceX is in talks with airlines about this in-flight internet, a Starlink vice president said, per The Verge. SpaceX would need to connect its Starlink satellites by laser links for the plan to work. See more stories on Insider's business page. SpaceX could soon provide in-flight WiFi to airline passengers via its Starlink satellite internet service, The ...
Tags: Spacex, Fcc, Trends, Federal Communications Commission FCC, David Goldman, StarLink, Jonathan Hofeller, Hofeller, Kate Duffy, Elon Musk Pool Getty Images Elon Musk


SpaceX Starlink internet could be coming to an airline near you

In the not-too-distant future your in-flight internet may be supplied by SpaceX's Starlink service, according to comments made this week by a company executive.
Tags: Spacex, News, Internet, Trends, Web, StarLink, Commercial Air Travel, Passenger Jets, SpaceX Starlink


SpaceX’s Starlink Wants To Provide Your In-Flight WiFi

There’s no faster way to win the hearts and minds of the people than by bringing them fast, reliable internet on an airplane. Elon Musk knows this, and that’s maybe why his space company, SpaceX, is reportedly in talks with “several” airlines in a bid to provide their crafts with WiFi via the company’s growing …Read more...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Science, StarLink


Extra Crunch roundup: Security data lakes, China vs. Starlink, ExtraHop’s $900M exit

News broke this morning that Bain Capital Private Equity and Crosspoint Capital Partners are purchasing Seattle-based network security startup ExtraHop. Part of the Network Detection and Response (NDR) market, ExtraHop’s security solutions are for companies that manage assets in the cloud and on-site, “something that could be useful as more companies find themselves in that in-between state,” report Ron Miller and Alex Wilhelm. Just one year ago, ExtraHop was closing in on $100 million in ARR an...
Tags: Health, Startups, TC, Space, Spacex, Maryland, China, US, Tech, Earth, United States, Venture Capital, EC, Anna, Seattle, Alex


Jeff Bezos will go on Blue Origin's first human flight next month. Here's how his space plans compare to Elon Musk's and Richard Branson's

Elon Musk (left), Jeff Bezos (center), and Richard Branson. Patrick Pluel/Getty; Alex Wong/Getty; Hollis Johnson/Insider Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson all have ventures dedicated to space travel. The billionaires each have their own vision for humanity's future in space. Bezos said Monday that he plans to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket in July. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk's SpaceX may be the buzziest name in private sp...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Virgin, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, New Mexico, Mars


Jeff Bezos says he'll be on Blue Origin's first human flight next month. Here's how his space plans compare with Elon Musk's and Richard Branson's.

Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, and Richard Branson. Patrick Pluel/Getty; Alex Wong/Getty; Hollis Johnson/Insider Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and Richard Branson all have ventures dedicated to space travel. Each billionaire has his own vision for humanity's future in space. Bezos said Monday that he planned to fly to the edge of space on a Blue Origin rocket in July. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk's SpaceX may be the buzziest name in private space exploration, but th...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Elon Musk, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Tesla, Nasa, Earth, Virgin Galactic, Virgin, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, New Mexico, Mars


China’s drive to compete against Starlink for the future of orbital internet

There has been a wave of businesses over the past several years hoping to offer broadband internet delivered from thousands of satellites in low-earth orbit (LEO), providing coverage of most of the earth’s surface. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen excitement in the category. Companies and people that you have heard of — Bill Gates and Motorola, to name a few — invested billions of dollars into this business model two decades ago in an adventure that ended in many bankruptcies and very few pe...
Tags: TC, Motorola, Asia, Space, Spacex, Elon Musk, Government, China, Softbank, Tech, Earth, United Kingdom, Bill Gates, Satellites, Jeff Bezos, Red Star


FCC Clears SpaceX To Put Up More Satellites

It appears as though there will be more Starlink satellites in the air soon as the FCC has… The post FCC Clears SpaceX To Put Up More Satellites appeared first on Gadget Advisor.
Tags: Spacex, Fcc, Tech News, StarLink


Germany Readies Subsidies for Satellite Internet Providers Such as Starlink

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany wants to help citizens in rural areas get better access to the world wide web by supporting the purchase of hardware for...
Tags: Germany, Berlin, Reuters Germany, StarLink


Better Conditions for Working Remotely

Marion and James Kelly join their father Robert's interview with the BBC. [1] My coaching practice has always been 25 percent virtual, but for the past 15 months it's been entirely virtual, and I've paid close attention to the conditions and equipment that allow me to work with clients via video and phone most effectively. I'm keenly aware that many people lack the ability to optimize their space for virtual work or face financial constraints in the process, and I'm not suggesting that any of...
Tags: Leadership, California, San Francisco, Management, Communication, Earth, Bbc, BBC News, United States, Bluetooth Headphones, Logitech, Dell, Panasonic, Robert, Amy, Marion


A SpaceX fanatic created a website to find out when Starlink satellites were visible in his location. After 5 days, it went viral. You can use the site to see where to look and how long for.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk pictured next to Starlink satellites in the night sky. BRITTA PEDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images More Starlink satellites can be spotted in the night skies as SpaceX expands the service further. SpaceX fanatics use a website called "Find Starlink" to check when they can see the satellites. The creator of Find Starlink said it got 500,000 requests within its first five days of launching. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you spot a chain of brigh...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Reddit, Falcon, UK Ireland, Arizona California, StarLink, Yuri Smityuk, Britta Pedersen, Kate Duffy, Getty Images More Starlink, Los Angeles Find Starlink, Starlink Find Starlink


A SpaceX fanatic created a website to find out when Starlink satellites were visible in his location. After 5 days, it went viral. You can use the site to see what where to look and how long for.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk pictured next to Starlink satellites in the night sky. BRITTA PEDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images More Starlink satellites can be spotted in the night skies as SpaceX expands the service further. SpaceX fanatics use a website called "Find Starlink" to check when they can see the satellites. The creator of Find Starlink said it got 500,000 requests within its first five days of launching. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you spot a chain of brigh...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Reddit, Falcon, UK Ireland, Arizona California, StarLink, Yuri Smityuk, Britta Pedersen, Kate Duffy, Getty Images More Starlink, Los Angeles Find Starlink, Starlink Find Starlink


A SpaceX fanatic created a website to find out when Starlink satellites were visible in his location. After 5 days, it went viral. You can use it to see where to look and how long for.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk pictured next to Starlink satellites in the night sky. BRITTA PEDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images More Starlink satellites can be spotted in the night skies as SpaceX expands the service further. SpaceX fanatics use a website called "Find Starlink" to check when they can see the satellites. The creator of Find Starlink said it got 500,000 requests within its first five days of launching. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you spot a chain of brigh...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Reddit, Falcon, UK Ireland, Arizona California, StarLink, Yuri Smityuk, Britta Pedersen, Kate Duffy, Getty Images More Starlink, Los Angeles Find Starlink, Starlink Find Starlink


How to track SpaceX's satellites using Find Starlink website

"I saw some unbelievable images of the Starlink train from the first Starlink launch, and wanted to see it with my own eyes," said the...
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A SpaceX fanatic created a website to find out when Starlink satellites were visible in his location. After 5 days, it went viral. You can use it to see where to look and for how long.

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk pictured next to Starlink satellites in the night sky. BRITTA PEDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images More Starlink satellites can be spotted in the night skies as SpaceX expands the service further. SpaceX fanatics use a website called "Find Starlink" to check when they can see the satellites. The creator of Find Starlink said it got 500,000 requests within its first five days of launching. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you spot a chain of brigh...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Reddit, Falcon, UK Ireland, Arizona California, StarLink, Yuri Smityuk, Britta Pedersen, Kate Duffy, Getty Images More Starlink, Los Angeles Find Starlink, Starlink Find Starlink


SpaceX’s latest launch set new record for rocket’s nose cone

SpaceX is focused on reusing its launch vehicle to lower costs for space travel. We often hear about the successful booster landings, but how about the fairing?
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, StarLink, Nose Cone


Is SpaceX reliable? Company goes for 100th successful flight in a row today (ars technica)

Enlarge / Photo of the Starlink payload on top of a Falcon 9 rocket in Florida this week. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX will attempt to launch another batch of 60 Starlink satellites today—if anyone is counting, this is the 28th overall launch of operational Starlink satellites—at 2:59 pm ET (18:59 UTC) from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida. The most notable aspect of today's mission is that it would be the 100th consecutive successful flight for the company. This record dates back to J...
Tags: Spacex, Florida, News, Falcon Heavy, Falcon, Amos, Atlantic Ocean, Eric Berger, SpaceX SpaceX, StarLink, Cape Canaveral Space Force Station


Viasat Still Unable to Stop SpaceX Starlink Launch

Viasat has not been able to stop SpaceX Starlink from launching more satellites. SpaceX just had another good launch. This is the fourth good Starlink launch in May, 2021. There are 1638 good... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Innovation, ViaSat, StarLink, SpaceX Starlink, SpaceX Starlink Launch


ViaSat Asks FCC To Halt SpaceX Starlink Launches Because It Can't Compete

Under the hollow pretense of concern for the environment, Starlink satellite internet competitor ViaSat has asked the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) to force SpaceX to stop Starlink launches and threatened to take the matter to court if it doesn't get its way. Teslarati reports: A long-time satellite internet provider notorious for offering expensive, mediocre service with strict bandwidth restrictions, ViaSat has also been engaged in a years-long attempt to disrupt, slow down, and even ...
Tags: Spacex, Fcc, Tech, ViaSat, StarLink, Federal Communication Commission FCC, Teslarati, SpaceX Starlink


Starlink-ATL-0.05

Perl tools for Starlink's AST libraryChanges for 0.05 - 2021-05-21Add placeholder top level Starlink::ATL module. Add astmoctool script.
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#Qatar telecom firm Ooredoo appoints first-ever woman CEO to head Oman operations  | ZAWYA MENA Edition

Qatar telecom firm Ooredoo appoints first-ever woman CEO to head Oman operations  | ZAWYA MENA Edition Qatar telecom company Ooredoo has appointed its first female CEO to lead its operations in Oman, one of the company’s major markets in the Middle East region. Noor Al Sulaiti assumed her new role today, on May 20, replacing Ian Dench, who has resigned after serving for 15 years within the Ooredoo Group, according to a statement. The company also announced the appointment of another CEO, Bassa...
Tags: Travel, Qatar, Middle East, Oman, Algeria, Kuwait, Ooredoo, ICT, Ooredoo Group, Al Thani, Rupert Neil Bumfrey, StarLink, Al Ibrahim, MENA Edition Qatar, Noor Al Sulaiti, Ian Dench


Watch SpaceX's Starlink satellites zoom across the night sky over the UK, looking like a chain of fairy lights

Astronomers are getting irritated about Starlink satellites obstructing their view of the night sky BRITTA PEDERSEN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Starlink satellites were spotted in the night sky on Monday by people in the UK and Ireland. Twitter users posted videos and pictures showing a chain of bright lights moving across the sky. Sightings of Starlink satellite chains, which resemble fairy lights, are becoming more frequent as the service expands. See more stories on Insider's business...
Tags: Spacex, UK, US, Trends, Ireland, Dara Ó Briain, Briain, Arizona California, StarLink, Britta Pedersen, Ireland Twitter, Kate Duffy, Getty Images Starlink, NPAS South West Region, Sara Erhan, David Perren


Daily Crunch: AT&T’s $43B WarnerMedia spinoff will create a new content colossus

To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important stories delivered to your inbox every day at 3 p.m. PDT, subscribe here. Welcome to Daily Crunch for Monday, May 17. We have a lot to get to, so we’ll keep our introduction incredibly curt and simply note that early-stage founders can still apply to the upcoming TechCrunch Battlefield event for another week or so. Neesha has the details here. — Alex TechCrunch Top 3 Today the biggest stories concern the never-ending flow of cash to in...
Tags: Apple, TC, Spotify, Spacex, Microsoft, Indonesia, Montana, France, Tech, Latin America, SPAC, Jerry, Ron Miller, Tokopedia, StarLink, Big Tech


How space debris created the world’s largest garbage dump

Space debris is any human-made object that's currently orbiting Earth.When space debris collides with other space debris, it can create thousands more pieces of junk, a dangerous phenomenon known as the Kessler syndrome.Radical solutions are being proposed to fix the problem, some of which just might work. (See the video embedded toward the end of the article.)In 1957, the Soviet Union launched a human-made object into orbit for the first time. It marked the dawn of the Space Age. But when Sput...
Tags: Amazon, Europe, Space, Japan, Technology, China, Russia, Environment, Nasa, Earth, Pollution, Innovation, Sputnik, European Space Agency, Planets, Iss


SpaceX launched 52 more Starlink satellites to orbit on Saturday

SpaceX successfully launched another 52 Starlink internet broadband satellites into orbit on Saturday, less than one week after it sent up the last batch. A small satellite from startup Capella Space and a Tyvak observation satellite also hitched a ride on the launch, which took off from Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Saturday evening. The launch used a veteran Falcon 9 booster that’s seen seven previous launch and landings, including during three Starlink missions. It departed from its laun...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, Florida, Tech, Earth, Canada, Falcon, Atlantic Ocean, Kennedy Space Center, Australia New Zealand, StarLink, United Kingdom Mexico


SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites, along with rideshare satellites

SpaceX continues to grow its Starlink satellite constellation with its latest launch of a batch of satellites.
Tags: Space, Spacex, News, Trends, StarLink


SpaceX blasted another 52 Starlink internet satellites and 2 payloads into orbit on a Falcon 9 rocket, which landed perfectly

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from Launch Complex 39-A at Kennedy Space Center. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel/Tribune News Service via Getty Images SpaceX launched another 52 Starlink internet satellites into orbit on Saturday. Two rideshare payloads were also on board the Falcon 9 first-stage rocket booster. The launch took place at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 6:56 p.m. EDT. See more stories on Insider's business page. A SpaceX rocket on Saturday launch...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, Falcon, Atlantic Ocean, SpaceX Falcon, Cape Canaveral Florida, Kennedy Space Center, StarLink, Bob Behnken, Doug Hurley, Better Than Nothing Beta