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SpaceX Will IPO Starlink

Posted in Business, Online on 8th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

SpaceX COO Gwynn Shotwell says that SpaceX will likely spinoff the Starlink satellite network with an IPO. SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites with every Falcon 9 launch. They are four successful launches from minimum global coverage.

Starlink Competitor OneWeb Targets First 34 Satellites in February 2020

Posted in Business, Online on 30th Jan, 2020
by Alex Muller

OneWeb is competitor to the SpaceX Starlink satellite system. OneWeb successfully launched 6 test satellites and plans a February 7, 2020 Soyuz launch of its first 34 commercial satellites.

Google completes subsea cable to Chile

Posted in Business, Featured, Hardware, Online on 25th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Alphabet Inc’s Google has completed a subsea cable linking the coast of California to Chile, a key step in its plans to bolster its global cloud computing infrastructure.

Google and other tech giants are quietly buying up the most important part of the internet

Posted in Business, Online on 8th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Google makes billions from its cloud platform. Now it’s using those billions to buy up the internet itself — or at least the submarine cables that make up the internet backbone.

US Air Force Funds SpaceX Starlink For $28.7 Milllion

Posted in Business on 21st Dec, 2018
by Alex Muller

The US Air Force is providing SpaceX with $28.7 million for Starlink satellite experiments and for exploration of military applications.