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TheCatWillStrike

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Brad, Viasat Employee

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"Alexa, launch a satellite"
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TheCatWillStrike

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idk why this made me laugh so much
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fmj77

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Yep. One of several companies that are trying to start up either LEO or MEO satellite services.
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ExSatUser

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I think the answer is to continue to build up the wireless infrastructure. Leave satellite for air and sea internet.
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fmj77

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Agreed, except that doesn't seem to be happening. It would seem to me that it would be more cost effective to improve wireless technology versus building a crap ton of satellites and launching them into space. Guess the big corporate companies don't see it that way.
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TheCatWillStrike

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I think it has mainly to do with permit issues. Too much time and they don't want to bother. Although it does seem to make more sense.