https://www.cnet.com/news/spacex-falcon ... ay-launch/
SpaceX's first internet satellites are set to launch Sunday
Elon Musk's rocket company has been working on getting satellite broadband off the ground for years. Now the Falcon 9 is set to launch the first test.
He's orbiting just two satellites as a proof of concept. Fag Ajit Pai, chairman of the FCC, is recommending full deployment. Here's the applicationhttps://apps.fcc.gov/els/GetAtt.html?id=197815&x=
What that means for you and me is Broadband (up to 1Gbs up/down) anywhere in the world, including the north and south poles (should we venture there). I'm not sure what protocol he'll use. Other [lesser] providers are bitching about potential interference with their systems, which number in the hundreds. The Musk constellation will be at least 4400.
Musk doesn't do things small.