Amazon, your next Internet provider? Tech giant eyes satellite web

Not content with its online offerings, Amazon is looking to offer internet connectivity using its Kuiper satellite network. — dpa

To shop online with Amazon, use its AWS cloud services and stream videos from Prime Video, you need a decent internet connection. But outside of major cities, even in highly developed countries, there often remain gaps in the network.

Amazon now wants to change that and is planning to reach more customers with its own network of satellites as part of an effort to deliver high-speed internet access around the world with a service taking on Elon Musk's Starlink network.

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