SpaceX’s Starlink internet service currently has 10,000 clients
- February 5, 2021
Elon Musk’s SpaceX Starlink satellite internet service presently has in excess of 10,000 clients, the organization said. In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday, Elon Musk’s Starlink said its network is additionally previously giving 100/20Mbps internet speeds or above.
“Starlink’s performance is not theoretical or experimental,” says the filing, reported earlier Thursday by CNBC. “Over 10,000 users in the United States and abroad are using the service today.”
SpaceX expects to improve internet speeds with satellite service Starlink. It’s sending a great many small satellites into orbit, which form constellations of flying routers that beam connectivity back to Earth.
Prior Thursday, SpaceX sent another 60 flying routers into space to send a more extensive Starlink service, with more scheduled to launch Friday.
The FCC in December awarded SpaceX nearly $885.5 million as a feature of a program to help carry high-speed internet to rural areas in the US. Phase one of the FCC’s Rural Digital Opportunity Fund auction assigned SpaceX with 642,925 locations to serve across 35 states.