SpaceX Starlink Wins $886M In FCC Rural Internet Program

Credit: FCC. The chairwoman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced Nov. 3 that she would reorganize the agency to create a standalone Space Bureau to better support the needs of the growing satellite industry. 

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Dec. 7 selected 180 companies to participate in the first phase of an ambitious project to bring high-speed internet to rural communities in the U.S. The winning bidders include SpaceX, which was awarded $885.5 million over the next 10 years to provide...

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