Via Satellite: FCC Approves Lower Orbit for SpaceX Starlink Satellites

“The modified (SpaceX) launch plan reduces the constellation size by 16 satellites down from 4,425 to 4,409,” said NSR Senior Analyst Shagun Sachedeva. “This really is not a significant change looking at the scale of the system and will not make a big impact on the CAPEX, the revenues, or the business case in general.”