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Starlink U.S. Download Speeds Misused By FCC For $885 Million Bid Rejection Says SpaceX

Starlink U.S. Download Speeds Misused By FCC For $885 Million Bid Rejection Says SpaceX

This is not investment advice. The author has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. Wccftech.com has a disclosure and ethics policy. After the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rejected its $885 million award to provide internet coverage to rural areas, Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX) submitted its appeal to the decision late afternoon on …

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SpaceX appeals FCC decision to reverse $885.5M Starlink subsidies

SpaceX appeals FCC decision to reverse $885.5M Starlink subsidies

SpaceX appealed the Federal Communications Commission’s reversal of Starlink’s infrastructure award of $885.5 million. The appeal was filed electronically and hand-delivered to FCC Secretary Marlene Dortch. In the executive summary, it said that the decision to exclude Starlink from the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF) was flawed in both matters of law and policy. According …

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Royal Caribbean to offer internet service from SpaceX

Royal Caribbean to offer internet service from SpaceX

The rollout will begin immediately across all three brands the company operates: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises and Silversea Cruises, with the installation expected to be finished by early 2023, according to a press release. Royal Caribbean (RCL) said the decision comes after it ran a pilot on one of its ships, “Freedom of the …

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Elon Musk's lawyers have subpoenaed former Twitter security chief Peiter Zatko to appear for a deposition in the billionaire's ongoing legal battle to get out of his $44 billion agreement to buy the company

Elon Musk again tries to terminate $44B merger agreement with Twitter citing ‘certain new facts’

Elon Musk has formally written to Twitter to end their $44 billion merger agreement, documents from the SEC have revealed, citing ‘certain facts’ he claims he was not aware of when he first stated his intention to pull out on July 8. Musk’s legal team filed a Schedule 13D document yesterday, confirming to the government agency …

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Elon Musk Says Full Self-Driving Will Be ‘Self-Driving’ This Year, Maybe

Elon Musk Says Full Self-Driving Will Be ‘Self-Driving’ This Year, Maybe

Photo: Odd Andersen / AFP (Getty Images) Elon Musk is sure that this is the year Tesla’s Full Self-Driving system finally learns to self-drive, Honda is investing $4.5 billion in a U.S. battery plant, and France will offer EV leasing for as little as $100 a month. All this and more in The Morning Shift …

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Satellite-to-phone companies are thrilled about SpaceX and T-Mobile, actually

Satellite-to-phone companies are thrilled about SpaceX and T-Mobile, actually

On Thursday, Elon Musk got on stage with T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert to announce that SpaceX is working with the carrier to completely eliminate cellular dead zones. The companies claim that next-generation Starlink satellites, set to launch next year, will be able to communicate directly with phones, letting you text, make calls, and potentially stream …

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T-Mobile and Space X's Satellite Cell Plan Could Strain Budget for Lower Income Users Who Need It Most

T-Mobile and Space X’s Satellite Cell Plan Could Strain Budget for Lower Income Users Who Need It Most

SpaceX may have found another way to put all those telescope blocking satellites it has littering night skies to some good use. Starting next year, T-Mobile phones will connect with SpaceX’s Starlink service to bring satellite internet to its devices in an effort to bring about, “the end of mobile dead zones.” If it works, …

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T-Mobile and SpaceX Starlink say your 5G phone will connect to satellites next year

T-Mobile and SpaceX Starlink say your 5G phone will connect to satellites next year

T-Mobile says it’s getting rid of mobile dead zones thanks to a new partnership with SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet, at an event hosted by T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert and Elon Musk. With their “Coverage Above and Beyond” setup, mobile phones could connect to satellites and use a slice of a connection providing around 2 to …

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New Development Is Extremely Bad News for SpaceX

New Development Is Extremely Bad News for SpaceX

SpaceX could be in deep trouble. The Federal Communications Commission announced this week that Elon Musk’s space venture won’t receive almost $900 million in promised subsidies for its Starlink satellite internet business after all — a substantial setback that couldn’t have come at a worse time for the billionaire entrepreneur. The federal regulator was counting …

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SpaceX fires up Starship and Super Heavy booster hours apart

SpaceX fires up Starship and Super Heavy booster hours apart

SpaceX appears to have successfully fired up a Starship and Super Heavy booster hours apart, testing a total of three new Raptor 2 engines on the two rockets. SpaceX says it completed a two-engine static fire with Starship 24 less than three hours after the company successfully ignited a Raptor 2 engine installed on a …

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