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SpaceX Seeks FCC License to Expand Broadband Satellite Service to Users in Moving Vehicles

SpaceX Starlink

SpaceX has filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission seeking a blanket license to operate Earth Stations in Motion equipment that will communicate with its Starlink satellite constellation, SpaceNews reported Monday. “Granting this application would serve the public interest by authorizing a new class of ground-based components for SpaceX's satellite system that will expand the range of broadband capabilities available to moving vehicles throughout the United States and to moving vessels and aircraft worldwide,“ the regulatory filing reads.

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Dell Technologies’ Steven Septoff: Agencies Should Prioritize Security in IT Modernization Efforts

Steven Septoff VP Dell Technologies

Steven Septoff, vice president for U.S. federal at Dell Technologies, said agencies looking to meet the goals of the Federal Data Strategy should prioritize security as they modernize their information technology platforms to better protect government data, FedScoop reported Thursday. "Security has got to be [built] within the technology “¦ as you're modernizing your IT infrastructure,“ he said.

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FCC Launches Solicitation for Robotic Process Automation Platform, Services

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The Federal Communications Commission seeks technology and related services to automate repetitive tasks and reduce manual work within the Universal Service Administrative Company, an FCC-supported nonprofit. FCC said Wednesday in a SAM notice it requires robotic process automation services and tool to help USAC meet strategic goals, streamline workflows, lessen operational risk, transition from manual transactional processing and enhance functionality for users.

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FCC Selects Everbridge to Support Emergency Management Efforts; Mike Mostow Quoted

Everbridge

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has selected Everbridge's Mass Notification solution to support the agency's internal Continuity of Operations (COOP), Devolution, Pandemic, Reconstitution Plans and emergency management efforts, the company reported on Monday. Everbridge has recently renewed its Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) Agency Authorization, enabling the company to provide security and risk management for cloud products and services. 

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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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