U.S. telecom regulator circulates Boeing satellite plan for approval


FILE PHOTO: The Boeing logo is displayed on a screen at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., August 7, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Friday disclosed it circulated Boeing Co's application seeking approval to launch and operate 147 satellites to provide broadband internet access for a vote.

Boeing first filed with the FCC in 2017 seeking approval to deploy a V-band Constellation using low earth orbit and highly inclined non-geostationary orbit satellites "to provide high speed broadband communications."

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