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Satellite Internet gets a fresh look, cash infusion
The race for Internet service from space is on, again. After a series of failed satellite Internet projects over the past two decades, fresh investment is coming into the sector, and at least three high-profile projects are moving forward. OneWeb, a London-based consortium backed by tycoon Richard Branson, announced in June it had raised $500 million from investors including Airbus, Qualcomm and Intelsat to advance its plan for satellite broadband to underserved parts of the world.
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 23:02:50 -0400
Official: 25 hurt in collapse of concrete awning at school
OLIN, N.C. (AP) — A concrete canopy collapsed Saturday on a group of band students who had gathered outside a North Carolina high school shortly before a competition, leaving 25 people injured, authorities said.
Sat, 03 Oct 2015 22:48:09 -0400
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