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Space X Unveils Plans for Gigabit Broadband by Satellite

Space X has filed applications with the FCC to deploy a constellation of more than 4,000 satellites tasked with bringing gigabit broadband service to the masses. According to the applications made with the FCC, Space X’s plan involves the launch of 4,425 satellites into low-earth orbit, operating in the Ku and Ka frequency bands. Space…

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Facebook Broadband Satellite Destroyed in Space X Explosion

Facebook’s international advertising ambitions took a bit of a hit today after one of the company’s Internet.org satellites exploded on the launch pad, along with the Space X rocket intended to carry it to orbit. SpaceX has confirmed on Twitter that its Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the lauch pad roughly three minutes before its…