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Canada invests $85 million in internet satellites for rural areas

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Telesat, the Canadian telecom and SpaceX internet competitor, wants to connect remote regions with its low-earth-orbit satellites. Now, it appears to have the backing of Her Majesty’s Government. The company announced today that it is partnering with…

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American Airlines offers satellite WiFi to its entire mainline fleet

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If you’re relying on American Airlines for a summer trip, there’s a good chance you’ll have internet access most of the way. The company has finished deploying satellite-based internet access to the fleet of 700-plus narrowbody aircraft that mainly…

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Elon Musk shows SpaceX’s first internet satellites ready for launch

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This might be your best chance to get a peek at SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites before they’re hurtled into orbit. Elon Musk has posted a photo (below) of the first 60 production satellites packed into the fairing of a Falcon 9 rocket ahead of…

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