Elon Musk has said that SpaceX will continue funding Starlink's operations in Ukraine indefinitely. This comes after SpaceX wrote a letter to the Pentagon asking to pick up the tab for its operations.
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SpaceX has wrote to the Pentagon asking to fund Starlink's services in Ukraine. The company said that it is "not in a position to further donate terminals to Ukraine, or fund the existing terminals."
Via its Azure Space initiative, Microsoft is offering Azure Orbital Cloud Access in private preview. The Azure Orbital Ground Station is generally available and will benefit satellite operators.
Starlink is offering RV internet access in vehicles. The service is available without the standard waitlist, but subscribers will have to pay more and tolerate possible degradation of service.
OneWeb LEO satellites will be delivered by SpaceX. The British satellite internet company could depend on its American counterpart to send about 220 satellites to LEO after it cut ties with Russia.
SpaceX has announced that the recent mission to deploy satellites into orbit has gone awry due to a geomagnetic storm resulting in as much as 40 satellites deorbiting and burning up in the atmosphere.
Starlink has introduced a 'Premium' tier for its satellite internet service. Costing $500/month, it promises higher download speeds, lower latency, and enhanced reliability with a larger antenna.
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.
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.