U.S. Government Approves SpaceX’s Starlink Internet for Ships, Boats, and Flights

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved Elon Musk’s SpaceX’s plan to expand its broadband services to commercial aircraft, ships and trucks by allowing the company to use its Starlink satellite internet network with moving vehicles.

Starlink has long aimed to expand its clientele from residential broadband users in remote areas with little access to the internet to business clients in the potentially profitable automobile, shipping, and airline industries.

“Authorizing a new class of [customer] terminals for SpaceX’s satellite system will expand the range of broadband capabilities to meet the growing user demands that now require connectivity while on the move, whether driving an RV across the country,

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