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Kymeta

Anyone whose DirectTV has dropped out during a flight will appreciate Kymeta’s flat-panel antennas, which use electronic steering to connect with low and medium earth orbit satellites and provide broadband speeds for fast-moving vehicles. Train commuters would no longer have to rely on cellular towers and cargo ships would gain access to improved navigation features. Even your car could get better connectivity—a collaboration with Toyota unveiled in January 2016 showed upwards of 50 megabit per second transmissions in a moving vehicle, and the company is promising gigabit speeds within a few years. What makes Kymeta a space company? Most of the money in the space industry is being made on this planet, from ground equipment that is used to access all those low- and medium-orbit communications satellites. 

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2017: Space
Data
public or private: Private
staff: 125
headquarters: Redmond, Washington
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