Satellite

Communications facilitated by equipment that orbits around the earth.

SpaceX launches 60 satellites, the first of thousands in bid for global internet coverage

SpaceX has launched 60 little satellites, the first of thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage. Musk said that all 60 flat-panel satellites were deployed and were online a few hundred miles above Earth. 

Cutting the Cord: NTIA Data Show Shift to Streaming Video as Consumers Drop Pay-TV

Americans increasingly are moving away from cable and satellite pay-TV services and opting to stream online video offerings, data from National Telecommunication and Information Administration’s latest Internet Use Survey show.

Here’s why your internet may be delivered by a drone someday soon

SpaceX’s plans are set to jump forward May 16 with a launch of 60 internet-beaming satellites.

Meteorologists Worry 5G Expansion Could Interfere With Weather Forecasts

The Trump Administration’s swift-moving plan to promote 5G networks is running into resistance from the weather-forecasting community.

SpaceX launches first Starlink internet satellites

SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space company, is planning to launch 60 of its own satellites in a single launch expected May 15, the first of more than 4,000 spacecraft planned for the Starlink network.

Remarks at the SIA Leadership Dinner

Two areas that I see as evolving and critical to the continued success of the satellite industry – spectrum access and public advocacy.

FCC approves SpaceX’s plans to fly internet-beaming satellites in a lower orbit

The Federal Communications Commission has approved SpaceX’s request to fly a large swath of its internet-beaming satellites at a lower orbit than originally planned.

Satellite Providers Sidestep Hill Request for Subscriber data

DirecTV owner AT&T and DISH Network both dodged giving specific breakdowns to House Judiciary Committee leaders about how many subscribers rely on a satellite law involving the importation of broadcast signals, which expires Dec. 31, 2019.

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for May 2019 Open Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the items below are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 9, 2019:

FCC's May Agenda: Fast, Reliable, and Secure

At the Federal Communications Commission’s May meeting, we will take action to advance the goal of security.