FCC tells SpaceX it can deploy up to 11,943 broadband satellites

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    SpaceX's initial 4,425 satellites are expected to orbit at altitudes of 1,110km to 1,325km, a fraction of the altitude of traditional broadband satellites. Because of the low orbits, SpaceX says its broadband network will have latencies as low as 25ms, similar to cable or fiber systems. SpaceX has also said it will provide gigabit speeds and that it will provide broadband access worldwide.
    FCC tells SpaceX it can deploy up to 11,943 broadband satellites[​IMG]