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SpaceX and KDDI team up to eliminate wireless blind spots in Japan

Elon Musk's Starlink satellites to provide internet in remote areas

A launch of the Falcon 9 rocket, whose payload includes Starlink satellites. (Photo courtesy of SpaceX)

TOKYO -- KDDI, Japan's second-largest mobile provider, has emerged as one of SpaceX's partners in rolling out high-speed wireless coverage via satellites, Nikkei has learned, part of SpaceX CEO Elon Musk's goal of connecting the entire world to the internet.

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