In October 2019, Tesla CEO Elon Musk posted a tweet which was sent from ‘space’ via a Starlink satellite. Now Musk has revealed future plans of internet from space via these Starlink satellites. A tweet from SpaceX — Musk’s space exploration company — revealed that Starlink satellites are set to provide internet globally. “Starlink will deliver high speed broadband internet to locations where access has been unreliable, expensive, or completely unavailable,” read the tweet. Then Musk in a reply to a tweet said that consumers in US could get internet from Starlink satellites as soon as August 2020. “Private beta begins in ~3 months, public beta in ~6 months, starting with high latitudes,” wrote Musk in his tweet. For the uninitiated, Starlink is basically a constellation internet service where satellites flying around the Earth’s orbit to give internet access. Musk and SpaceX aren’t the only ones to do so, however. In 2019, the world’s richest man Jeff Bezos and Amazon announced their plans to do the same. It was reported that Amazon has plans to launch as many as 3,236 satellites to provide internet to “unserved and underserved communities around the world.” There have been reports about Facebook developing its… Read full this story
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