Do Satellite Communications Threaten Telcos and Their 5G Plans for Vertical Markets?

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1Q 2018 | IN-5043

 

SpaceX Joins the List of Satellite Companies Wishing to Provide Broadband Services

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Many satellite companies look to expand their business by offering broadband connectivity. A few days ago, the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) chairman, Ajit Pai, proposed to accept SpaceX’s application to use low Earth orbit satellite technologies to provide broadband services in the United States and across the globe. This initiative can help bring broadband and connectivity to remote areas, while also offering more connectivity options in areas already served by carriers. In the past year, the FCC approved requests to provide broadband services in the United States using satellite technologies by OneWeb, Space Norway, and Telesat.

Satellite May Compete with 5G in Vertical Markets

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