SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front

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SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front

Post by burger2227 » Wed Oct 28, 2020 7:26 am

SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front
Expect to see data speeds vary from 50Mbps to 150Mbps and latency from 20ms to 40ms over the next several months as we enhance the Starlink system. There will also be brief periods of no connectivity at all.

As we launch more satellites, install more ground stations, and improve our networking software, data speed, latency, and uptime will improve dramatically. For latency, we expect to achieve 16ms to 19ms by summer 2021.

The Starlink phased-array user terminal, which is more advanced than what's in fighter jets, plus mounting tripod and Wi-Fi router, costs $499 and the monthly subscription costs $99.
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Re: SpaceX Starlink public beta begins: It’s $99 a month plus $500 up front

Post by Erik » Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:01 am

I forgot this was a thing. Cool to see it's finally coming out. It will be interesting to see how it fairs.

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Post by burger2227 » Sun Nov 01, 2020 6:59 am

Them and Amazon are gonna pollute space near Earth with hundreds or
maybe thousands of those satellites...
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