Tag Archives: Telecommunications

SpaceX seeks 30,000 spots for Starlink satellites

SpaceX has filed paperwork with the International Telecommunication Union to add up to 30,000 Starlink broadband data satellites to the 12,000 it’s already been cleared to put in orbit. The filings reflect SpaceX’s bullishness on the prospects for expanding high-speed internet access … Continue reading

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Seattle will challenge FCC ‘overreach’ on 5G

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan and City Attorney Pete Holmes say they intend to appeal an order from the Federal Communications Commission that mandates how much municipalities can charge for letting telecom carriers mount 5G cellular equipment on city-owned infrastructure. The FCC’s commissioners … Continue reading

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Cellphone carriers gear up for eclipse jam

One month from today, Americans could well be in on the most photographed, most widely shared total solar eclipse in history – but it’s up to telecom providers to make sure it doesn’t turn into a total bust. From Oregon to … Continue reading

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AT&T focuses on down-to-earth drone strategy

When you think of the up-and-coming players in the commercial drone market, you might think of Amazon, or Google … but how about AT&T? “AT&T is going to be one of the biggest users of drones in the United States,” Art Pregler, … Continue reading

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