Tag: SpaceX

SaT5G shows satellite-based 5G services for planes and rural areas

If you’ve been following the launches of next-generation 5G cellular networks, you probably know that their most heavily marketed advantages involve radically improving speeds  — a historic weakness of satellite-based communications solutions. But the European Commission-backed SaT5G Consortium has spent the last two years working on ways to keep satellites relevant in the 5G era, […]

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SpaceX launches first satellites for Starlink internet venture

(Reuters) — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites blasted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at about 10:30 p.m. local time (0230 GMT Friday), […]

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