Wednesday, June 10, 2015

SpaceX founder files with government to provide Internet service from space - The Washington Post

Vertically integrated

"The plan calls for launching a constellation of 4,000 small and cheap satellites that would beam high-speed Internet signals to all parts of the globe, including its most remote regions. Musk has said the effort “would be like rebuilding the Internet in space.”

If successful, the attempt could transform SpaceX, based in Hawthorne, Calif., from a pure rocket company into a massive high-speed-Internet provider that would take on major companies in the developed world but also make first-time customers out of the billions of people who are currently not online."
SpaceX founder files with government to provide Internet service from space - The Washington Post
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