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

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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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Blue Origin Delivers First BE-4 Engine for New ULA Rocket

Blue Origin, an aerospace company founded by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, has shipped a development engine technology to a Decatur, Ala., facility where United Launch Alliance is building the Vulcan Centaur rocket, SpaceNews reported Wednesday. ULA intends to use a pair of BE-4 engines to power the rocket that the Boeing and Lockheed Martin joint venture will test-fly in early 2021.

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Tech Companies Back Federal Government’s COVID-19 Response Initiatives

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Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Google and other technology companies are reaching out to the federal government to help with coronavirus pandemic response efforts, FedScoop reported Monday. “This is unprecedented and so the response from the tech sector has been unprecedented,” Nick Sinai, a senior adviser at venture capital firm Insight Partners, told the publication.

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