In the world of technology, innovation is never hard to come by. Some companies are moving than willing to go out on a limb and offer a potentially groundbreaking service. When it comes to providing internet via satellites, several companies are trying to make a name for themselves.
SpaceX Seems to Lead the Pack
Although not everyone sees merit in some of Elon Musk’s ideas, his plan to bring SpaceX to the masses might actually work. This company will launch numerous satellites into space, which will then provide the masses on the ground with broadband internet access. Interestingly enough, this satellite internet market is expected to more than quintuple in the next few years. If SpaceX is successful in its venture it might have the biggest slice of the pie for the foreseeable future.
Facebook Isn’t Giving up Either
Plenty of people were surprised to learn Facebook wants to get in on the satellite internet action as well. In a way, this shouldn’t be surprising, as it will allow the company to collect even more data…