Time11:30AM12:30PM EST LocationConvene, 600 14th Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., 20005
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State of the Net 23: Internet from space! Who is LEO Internet for?


[Moderator] Rebecca Heilweil, Reporter, Recode

Jonathan Cannon, Policy Counsel, Technology & Innovation, R Street Institute

Darren Achord, Director, Public Policy, Project Kuiper & Connectivity, Amazon


In the past few years, we’ve seen huge investments in LEO satellite constellations from big players like Starlink and Kuiper. LEO broadband, with its low latency and high speeds, is incredibly exciting. LEO broadband can connect the most remote, unconnected people — Ukrainians cut off from broadband, Tribal communities, remote libraries and everything in between. Where does deployment stand now? What are its limitations and where does LEO Internet fit into the mix of our daily Internet usage?

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