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Cox Claims It Can Reduce Your Gaming Lag If You Cough Up Some Cash

Cox has officially rolled out its own “Elite Gamer” internet add-on service in the U.S., something it started testing in April 2019 in select cities. Elite Gamer is a Gamers Private Network (GPN) that helps reduce lag while playing an online game. New and existing customers anywhere in the U.S….

A SpaceX rocket carrying Starlink satellites a few seconds after launch on June 3, 2020. (Photo: SpaceX)

SpaceX’s Starlink Broadband Service Might Be Too Slow for the FCC

Based on requirements and procedures detailed in a Federal Communications Commission report published last week, SpaceX might not have good enough broadband service to qualify for phase one of the Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction in October. In fact, the FCC thinks it’s unlikely that any low-Earth orbit satellite company…