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the question is whether enough of the world’s unconnected people want all this internet, from all of these companies, and whether these companies are fully considering the financial and social constraints of the developing world. “It’s still very early to say, from a demand perspective, whether there’s enough market to fulfill all of these mega constellations,” says satellite industry analyst Mansoor Shar.

Source: Wired Magazine

Date: March 15th, 2018

Link: https://www.wired.com/story/maybe-nobody-wants-your-space-internet/

Discussion

1) SpaceX recently launched the first two of its planned 12,000 low-earth orbit internet-from-space satellites.  Who is right here and whether internet-from-space is a good idea?

2) Many rural communities have appalling internet service.  How can this transform business?

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