[Air-L] AUDIO: Dan York on the state of LEO satellite broadband

Joly MacFie joly at punkcast.com
Sun Jan 8 17:03:08 PST 2023

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<https://podbay.fm/p/the-light-reading-podcast/e/1671022804>The *December
13 2022* episode of the *Light Reading ' Divide' podcast
featured *Dan York <https://www.danyork.com/>*, director of online content
at the *Internet Society <https://InternetSociety.org>*, who joined the
show to discuss the details of a new report called *Perspectives on LEO
The *program
dives into the state of low-Earth orbit (LEO) satellite broadband today,
where LEOs are best positioned to solve connectivity issues, emerging
challenges around capacity and affordability, what to expect as Amazon's
Project Kuiper goes live – and more.

Here are just a few topics discussed:

   - Using LEOs vs. medium-Earth orbit (MEO) and geostationary orbit (GEO)
   satellites for Internet connectivity (1:55)
   - Best use cases for satellite broadband so far (4:55)
   - Whether government funding should be used on satellite broadband
   - What to draw from Starlink's capacity challenges this year (16:12)
   - Security and privacy issues facing the LEO satellite industry (18:35)
   - Addressing satellite-related environmental concerns and orbital debris
   - What to watch for in satellite broadband in 2023 (26:48)

<https://isoc.live/wp-content/uploads/2023/01/LR-DanYork.mp3>*LISTEN /
DOWNLOAD - *LR-DanYork.mp3

*Related stories and links:*

   - Episode transcript
   - Perspectives on LEO Satellites | Internet Society
   - Boeing brings 5G and terrestrial tech to MEO satellites | Light Reading
   - SpaceX to FCC: Starlink 'not required to show' it meets RDOF speed
   needs yet | Light Reading
   - Starlink hit with global outage | Light Reading
   - US DoD 'in communication' with SpaceX about funding Starlink in
   Ukraine | Light Reading
   - Viasat outage due to targeted cyberattack in 'connection to the
   Ukraine conflict' – report | Light Reading

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