Satellite Internet

Amazon announces Project Kuiper, a new player in the satellite communications market that will compete with Starlink

Residents of large cities are unlikely to have significant problems with communication and the Internet, but for those people who are located a little further from megacities, the question of considerable restrictions in access to the Internet often arises. Now satellite communication like Starlink comes to the rescue of such ... Read more

Starlink offers to try the global roaming service for $200/month

The SpaceX company e-mails offers to those who wish to try the global roaming service in countries where there is no full support for Starlink work yet. At the same time, it warns that sometimes there may be no connection at all. “Global Roaming makes use of Starlink’s inter-satellite links ... Read more

SpaceX says it has curbed Ukraine’s use of Starlink internet for drones

SpaceX said it had taken steps to prevent the Ukrainian military from using Starlink satellite internet to control drones during the war with Russia, writes Reuters. SpaceX president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell said during a conference in Washington that the Starlink satellite Internet service, which provided the Ukrainian ... Read more

SpaceX launched the first 54 Starlink v2.0 satellites into orbit

On December 28, 2022, the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch vehicle launched into low Earth orbit the first 54 Starlink satellites of the new generation, so-called v2.0 or Gen2. The launch took place at 11:34 Kyiv time from the SLC-40 launch pad of the US Air Force Base at Cape Canaveral. ... Read more

Ukraine will receive more than 10,000 Starlink terminals from SpaceX, Minister Fedorov said

Ukraine agreed with Elon Musk’s SpaceX corporation to receive thousands of additional Starlink terminals to counter Russian attacks aimed at destroying energy infrastructure. More than 10,000 Starlink devices that provide satellite Internet will be sent to Ukraine in the coming months, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation of ... Read more

Questions and answers about Starlink for personal use in Ukraine

Since the first days of the Russian invasion, Starlink satellite communication, quickly unlocked over the territory of Ukraine by the decision of Elon Musk, has been helping our fighters at the front and civilians in areas where traditional means of communication with the internet is damaged. However, there are places ... Read more

Elon Musk says that Starlink will continue to work in Ukraine, even if the Pentagon does not want to pay for it

The operation of Starlink satellite Internet in Ukraine is not threatened, at least that is what Elon Musk promises in a new message on Twitter. Even earlier, the richest businessman in the world declared that will continue to fund Starlink for the government of Ukraine. This comes after CNN published ... Read more

“The hell with it…”: Elon Musk will continue to finance Starlink for Ukraine

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk reversed his decision to stop funding Starlink terminals sent to Ukraine saying on Twitter that the company will continue to provide “free” satellite internet to the government, even if it means losing money. “The hell with it…,” writes Musk on Twitter. “Even though Starlink is still ... Read more

CNN: SpaceX told Pentagon that it can no longer pay for Starlink satellite internet for Ukraine

As reported by CNN, the media has obtained documents that show that last month Elon Musk’s company SpaceX sent a letter to the Pentagon in which it said that it could no longer continue to finance the Starlink service as it had done before. The letter also asked the Pentagon ... Read more

Starlink lowers the price of Internet for many countries – for Ukraine as well

Good news from Starlink: Elon Musk’s company is reducing Internet prices in response to “local market conditions.” The changes affected many countries, including Ukraine. Now, instead of $100, a monthly subscription costs $60 for our users. Such discounts are reported all over the world. For example, in Great Britain the ... Read more

Hacked Starlink for $25: A researcher hacked a terminal to warn SpaceX about security flaws

Hack a Starlink terminal for $25 – now we know it’s possible. Lennert Wouters, a security researcher at KU Leuven, has created a hacking device that can disrupt the terminal. The inventor presented his development at the Black Hat security conference. Moreover, he wants to make it available for others ... Read more

Europe’s two biggest satellite Internet companies, OneWeb and Eutelsat, are teaming up to compete with Starlink

Satellite internet operators OneWeb and Eutelsat plan to merge in hopes of becoming a stronger competitor to SpaceX’s Starlink, writes Engadget. The merger, which is subject to approval by regulators and Eutelsat shareholders, is expected to close by mid-2023. The deal values ​​OneWeb at $3.4 billion, and OneWeb and Eutelsat ... Read more

Starlink kit review

Given the interest of many in Starlink and the sudden possibility of my access to it, I want to take this opportunity to make a brief review. I got a kit with a rectangular antenna, which comes in a more expensive version. Also, in my case, there is an Ethernet ... Read more

Starlink has started sending terminals for regular users to Ukraine

Starlink satellite internet has been available for orders from Ukraine for some time, but the company did not ship terminals. Today, Ukrainians who have pre-ordered the service have started receiving letters stating that they can finally complete the payment for the service and receive a terminal at their address. “We ... Read more

Starlink Ukraine has received an operator’s license in Ukraine

Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov said that Starlink Ukraine, which is a representative of the satellite Internet project from SpaceX Elon Musk, has received an operator’s license in Ukraine. “The company has just been entered in the Register of Providers of Electronic Communications Networks and Services at No. 1. ... Read more

Starlink is already available to users in 32 countries – even more are waiting to connect

Starlink Satellite Internet is available in 32 countries. The company has published an interactive map on its website – in countries marked “Available” users can order terminal with immediate delivery. As you can see from the map, Starlink is already available in many European countries, several countries in both Americas, ... Read more

Starlink Internet enters in-flight market. SpaceX signed the first agreement

Starlink Satellite Internet will work on JSX semi-private charter aircraft – Elon Musk’s company is entering the aviation Wi-Fi market. The first agreement with the carrier has already been signed. According to JSX CEO Alex Wilcox, the agreement with SpaceX provides for the maintenance of up to 100 aircraft. The ... Read more

Amazon’s Project Kuiper books up to 83 rockets to launch its internet satellites

Amazon’s Kuiper project is close to competing with Starlink. The project has announced that it has booked dozens of launches of carrier vehicles to get its Internet satellites into orbit. The satellites will fly on powerful rockets of three types, currently being developed by the European space carrier Arianespace, the ... Read more

Ukraine will receive 5000 Starlink terminals for uninterrupted Internet access

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) handed over to the Government of Ukraine 5000 Starlink Terminals through partnership with SpaceX. This was reported on the 5th of April on USAID official website.  Starlink satellite terminals will help unrestricted and uninterrupted data transmission from anywhere in Ukraine. This will allow ... Read more