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IPFS News Link • China

China ups the ante in bid to rival SpaceX's Starlink as G60 megaconstellation satellite...


China's second low-earth satellite megaconstellation to provide broadband internet services began production in Shanghai on Wednesday, amid a push to explore potential in the space technology industry and as competition heightens with SpaceX's Starlink.

The digital-production plant located within the G60 Starlink industrial base, which focuses on commercial satellite production and applications and is backed by the Shanghai municipal government, produced its first commercial satellite on Wednesday, according to authorities in the city's Songjiang district.