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Report: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Eyes Approval of Amazon Broadband Satellite Plan

Ajit Pai

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has proposed conditional approval for Amazon's plan to launch more than 3K broadband satellites in non-geostationary orbit, GeekWire reported Friday. "Satellite constellations like this aim to provide high-speed broadband service to consumers in the U.S. and around the world," Pai said in a tweet.

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Report: Federal Cloud, E-Commerce Programs May Drive Growth for Amazon

The U.S. government may provide the largest growth opportunity for Amazon as the company competes for the Defense Department’s potential 10-year, $10B cloud contract, CNN Business reported Thursday. The report noted that Amazon is considered to be the frontrunner for the single-award Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud procurement contract. The JEDI program could …

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USAID Taps AECOM for Amazon Conservation Project; John Vollmer Quoted

The U.S. Agency for International Development‘s South America Regional office in Peru has awarded a potential five-year, $23.5M contract to AECOM to help protect the Amazon rainforest from harmful infrastructure and extractive efforts. Under the Amazon Promotion of Best Social and Environmental Management Practices initiative, the company will work to …

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