SpaceX's Starlink user terminals are apparently really susceptible to pigeons', among other animals', unwanted attention. These would frequently be facing outages and disruptions due to the birds.
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Ookla's latest speed test report shows that Starlink has made major strides in the performance offered during the Q1-Q2 period in the U.S. If things continue like this, it may beat broadband speeds.
The Rhineland-Palatinate state authority in Germany has announced today that it has set up 12 Starlink satellite dishes that will help the flood-affected people. More dishes will be deployed later.
Starlink, the satellite-based internet service developed by SpaceX, is opening up its beta program to more customers, promising speeds up to 150Mbps. However, it costs nearly $600 upfront.
SpaceX intends to launch a pair of prototype satellites for its Starlink satellite internet network, capable of delivering high-bandwidth low-latency internet from low-earth orbit.
It is a subject that CEO Elon Musk has broached before, but an August trademark filing shows that a planned constellation of satellites focused on broadband service may be getting closer to reality.
SpaceX will begin launching satellites in 2019 to build a mesh network capable of gigabit speeds with latency as low as 25 milliseconds. It will rely on 4,425 satellites set in a low-earth orbit.
Elon Musk is readying the launch of 700 satellites. The purpose hasn't been confirmed first-hand, but it's assumed that this $10 billion project will bring global internet access.