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FCC Agenda for November 2018 Meeting

The Federal Communications Commission will hold an Open Meeting on the subjects listed below on Thursday, November 15, 2018:

Today's internet is by land, sea, air and space

The internet is an invisible mesh that enables instantaneous global communications, but delivering all those bits quickly to more people in more places requires increasingly exotic approaches. Here are a few things you may not realize about how co

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Thu, 11/08/2018 - 11:30 to 12:50

A discussion with Ajit Pai, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, on the FCC's strategy for advancing America’s role in the new space age.



Elon Musk Fires 7 SpaceX Managers Over Slow Satellite Broadband Progress

Apparently, SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle (WA) area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch project crucial to his space company’s growth. Within hours of landing, Musk had fired at least seven

FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for Nov 2018 Open Commission Meeting

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the Nov Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, Nov 15, 2018:

Space Month at the FCC

In Nov, during what we’ve dubbed Space Month, the Federal Communications Commission will take up nine items to ensure that America leads in the New Space Age, with an emphasis on cutting through the red tape. We start with improving a satellite-en

New satellite technology may lead to faster internet

Cheaper rocket launches and better technology may make satellites a more viable option for delivering fast, affordable consumer broadband services around the world.

Company that launched satellites without permission gets new license to launch more probes

Aerospace startup Swarm Technologies, which has grand ambitions of providing low-cost internet connectivity with 100 tiny satellites and which infamously launched four satellites without a federal license in Jan, has received permission from the F

Chairman Pai on 5G at Americas Spectrum Management Conference

I was at the White House for a summit on 5G.

FCC Facilitates Use of Satellite Earth Stations in Motion

The Federal Communications Commission streamlined, consolidated, and harmonized the rules governing earth stations used to provide satellite-based services on ships, airplanes, and vehicles.