FCC gives SpaceX permission to deploy over 7,000 Starlink internet satellites, as part of a full network of 12,000 (Brian Fung/Washington Post)

Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC gives SpaceX permission to deploy over 7,000 Starlink internet satellites, as part of a full network of 12,000  —  Federal regulators are allowing entrepreneur Elon Musk to use an expanded range of wireless airwaves for his plan to deliver cheap, high-speed Internet access — from space.



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