Yeah, so you remember how for the last 50-ish years the U.S. government has been monopolizing space travel in the USA? And how it was supposed to be the end of U.S. dominance in space, when President Obama cancelled everything about NASA except the Muslim outreach department?
Well a private company has seen a need and is stepping up to fill the need. Virgin is going to start launching satellites. Wait time probably to be significantly less than waiting on Uncle to get one up. The investment dollars are there, now that tax dollars are not. Free market theorists 1, Statists 0.