Boeing has received approval from the US Federal Communications Commission to launch satellites to provide broadband internet from space.
Boeing on Wednesday received US approval for a project to launch satellites that will provide online services in space.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said in a statement. That it had approved the operator’s license to “construct, plant. And operate a satellite platform” that would provide broadband and telecommunications services to residential, commercial, institutional, government and foreign sources. ” professional users in the United States and around the world. “
“Advanced satellite broadband services have an important role to play in connecting hard-working communities,” said Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC female chairwoman.
The service will first be available to customers in the United States and then worldwide.
“Boeing sees a future with a wide range of satellite technology,” the aerospace company said in a statement.
“As the need for satellite communication grows. There will be a need for diversity across states and waves to meet different customer needs, and we see V-band helping to provide some of that diversity,” added Boeing.
Head of space company SpaceX
US millionaire Elon Musk, head of space company SpaceX. Has installed more than 1,500 satellites into orbit to create the Starlink network. And Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has a similar project called Kuiper.
Boeing founded the Aero Products Company in Seattle, Washington. Shortly before that, he and Conrad Westervelt built a “B&W”. And William Boeing founded the Boeing Airplane & Transport Corporation in 1928. Followed by the acquisition of a few aircraft manufacturers such as Avion, Chance Vought. Sikorsky Aviation, Stearman Aircraft, Pratt & Whitney, and Hamilton Metalplane.
In 1931, the group merged its four smaller planes into United Airlines. In 1934, the construction of an airplane needed to be different from air traffic control. Thus, the Boeing Airplane Company. Became one of the three largest groups to emerge from the disbandment of United Aircraft and Transport.
Vertol Aircraft Corporation
In 1960, the company acquired the Vertol Aircraft Corporation, which at the time was a major independent manufacturer of helicopters. During the 1960s and 1970s, the company diversified into industries such as space travel. Maritime crafts, agriculture, power generation and transportation systems.
In 1995, Boeing partnered with Russian. Ukrainian, and Anglo-Norwegian organizations to create Sea Launch. A company that provides satellite marketing services that send satellites in geostationary orbit from floating platforms. In 2000, Boeing acquired a portion of the Hughes Electronics satellite.
In December 1996, Boeing announced its intention to meet with McDonnell Douglas and, subject to official approval.
The business headquarters was moved from Seattle to Chicago in 2001. In 2018, Boeing opened. Its first European factory in Sheffield. UK, strengthened by a research partnership with the University of Sheffield.
company lost more than 12,000 jobs
In May 2020, the company lost more than 12,000 jobs. Due to declining flights during the COVID-19 violence with plans to reduce staff numbers by 10% or nearly 16,000 positions. In July 2020, Boeing reported a loss of $ 2.4 billion. As a result of the epidemic and the suspension of its 737 MAX aircraft. As a result of the loss of profits, the company announced that it plans. To do more work and reduce productivity. On August 18, 2020, CEO Dave Calhoun announced to Boeing employees. That the company is planning another round of job cuts over the 16,000 positions announced to be vacated.
On October 28, 2020, Boeing CEO David Calhoun, in an e-mail message to employees. Announced the layoffs of nearly 30,000 workers, as the aircraft manufacturer was increasingly losing money due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Boeing 777X, the most powerful twinjet, made its first flight on January 25, 2020. Following the incident during the flight test, the first delivery of the aircraft was delayed until 2024.
737 MAX crash and suspension
Main theme: Boeing 737 MAX base
In the wake of the two deadly Boeing 737 MAX airlines crash in 2018 and 2019. Air traffic controllers and airlines around the world. Suspended all 737 MAX airlines. 387 flights were suspended. Boeing reputation, business, and financial status have been tarnished by these factors, questioning Boeing’s strategy, governance, and profitability and cost-effectiveness.