The U.S. Space Force is finalizing a procurement strategy to buying broadband services from operators of low-orbit satellites.
SpaceX needs Starlink to improve and expand across three major areas at once: customer hardware, business models, and the satellite network. It’s a challenge no one in the satellite industry has attempted. What’s more, Musk’s Martian dream of multi-planet humanity may depend upon it.
The Air Force wants to work with multiple satcom providers that are currently building LEO constellations
The Canadian government has vowed to increase the level of funding for the development of low Earth orbit satellites that can bring internet services to rural parts of the country.
Low-cost internet access from LEO constellations is one of the products that the Air Force wants to be able to acquire and use as soon as possible.
The world’s biggest, best established satellite operators talk of broadband as an enormously lucrative opportunity. But in truth, nothing is causing them more frustration.
LeoSat sees itself as a disruptor in a military market where GEO satellite operators are the only commercial options.
The Canadian government will support the development of low-Earth-orbit satellites that can bring internet services to rural parts of the country.