The beta version of the satellite Internet Starlink of US company SpaceX is already being tested by more than 10 thousand users.
Satellite Internet Starlink’s performance from the US company SpaceX is increasing “rapidly”. It states Report goodFiled with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), it drew attention on 7 February UNIAN.
According to SpaceX, the beta version of satellite Internet, which is distributed by more than 1,000 Starlink satellites, is being tested by more than 10,000 users. Communication is maintained “even in the most remote and rural areas.”
The company claims that the system is broadband and 95% of the measurements show latencies below 31ms.
Starlink is a project of SpaceX’s near-Earth satellite system for cheap and high-speed Internet. The FCC has allowed SpaceX to launch 12,000 satellites of this type, designed for a full-scale network designed to provide Earth’s inhabitants with broadband Internet access anywhere around the world. It is believed that all satellites will be launched into orbit after 2020. The total investment in the project is estimated at $ 10 billion. SpaceX has already launched 16 Starlink missions.
December 2020 SpaceX has released a beta version of the Starlink Internet app In the Apple Store and Google Play. A monthly membership for the application costs $ 99 (2807 UAH), and a connection package – $ 499 (14 thousand UAH). Internet speeds should be between 50 Mbps and 150 Mbps and latency between 20 and 40 ms.