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David Goldman Joins SpaceX

David Goldman has joined SpaceX as director of satellite policy.

Related: FCC Greenlights SpaceX’s Broadband Satellite Plan

Goldman was most recently chief telecom counsel for the House Energy & Commerce Committee's Democrats, a role he took in 2015.

Prior to that, he was the senior legal adviser to FCC commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel. He had joined Rosenworcel’s office from the Senate Commerce Committee, where he was communications, tech and internet counsel.

Related: Broadband’s Space Race Heats Up

SpaceX is the Elon Musk-backed company using low-earth orbit satellites to deliver broadband. The FCC in March approved its plan.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.