Amazon to offer broadband access from orbit with 3,236-satellite 'Project Kuiper' constellation

April 12, 2019

Amazon is joining the race to provide broadband internet access around the globe via thousands of satellites in low Earth orbit, newly uncovered filings show. The effort, code-named Project Kuiper, follows up on last September’s mysterious reports that Amazon was planning a “big, audacious space project” involving satellites and space-based systems.