FCC denies SpaceX $900 million in Starlink funding

FCC denies SpaceX $900 million in Starlink funding

SpaceX has a beef with satellite funding. In a rare media release, SpaceX said it will appeal a funding decision related to its Starlink broadband satellite constellation, which aims to send internet service to rural areas across the world. The space launch services giant was recently rejected for nearly $900 million dollars in rural connectivity funding from the Wireline Competition Bureau (a branch of the Federal Communications Commission, or FCC). SpaceX characterized that decision (opens in new tab) as "grossly …