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Starlink speeds could be boosted by ongoing system upgrades

Starlink speeds could be boosted by ongoing system upgrades

Almost all of Elon Musk's endeavors and dreams have proven to be controversial but most of them prove themselves in the long run. While The Boring Company has still to bear any usable fruit and Neuralink is still too early in its infancy, SpaceX's Starlink Internet satellite constellation continues to split people up. It still has to reach its full potential, both in number of satellites and promised speeds, but Elon Musk says that there might be a speed bump on the way.

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SpaceX Starlink speed & service expansion: Elon Musk reveals big new goals

SpaceX Starlink speed & service expansion: Elon Musk reveals big new goals

SpaceX's Starlink internet service may be opening up to new customers, but according to Elon Musk the satellite system has even more aggressive targets over the next 12-18 months. Until recently in an invite-only beta, Starlink has recently begun taking broader reservations from those who want to try out its cable- and DSL-free connectivity.

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SpaceX puts 60 additional Starlink satellites into orbit but fails to recover the booster

SpaceX puts 60 additional Starlink satellites into orbit but fails to recover the booster

It's become routine for SpaceX to launch its own Falcon 9 rockets with Starlink broadband satellites aboard. A Falcon 9 rocket launched a new batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit late on Monday, February 15. While the launch went off without a hitch, and the second stage with the satellites aboard continued functioning normally, the Falcon 9 booster recovery failed.

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SpaceX Starlink beta opens for $99 reservations and some patience

SpaceX Starlink beta opens for $99 reservations and some patience

SpaceX is opening up preorders for its Starlink beta, as the satellite internet service readies an expansion for those wanting to dump their ISP in favor of Elon Musk's orbiting constellation. A private Starlink beta opened up in mid-2020, with around 10,000 people currently using the service according to SpaceX's most recent announcement.

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SpaceX Starlink Internet service has over 10,000 subscribers

SpaceX Starlink Internet service has over 10,000 subscribers

SpaceX has been putting load after a load of Starlink satellites into orbit to help get nationwide coverage for its Internet service. SpaceX CEO Elon Musk announced this week that the Starlink Internet service has over 10,000 subscribers in the United States and abroad. The public beta program for Starlink only kicked off in October 2020.

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This SpaceX Starlink limit has killed my satellite internet dream for now

This SpaceX Starlink limit has killed my satellite internet dream for now

SpaceX successfully launched another 60 Starlink satellites into orbit, aiming to add to the coverage of its internet service, but while the constellation may be moving it turns out your dish can't. Like a lot of people, I've been hoping to score a space on the Starlink "Better Than Nothing Beta" which is giving some users early access to the company's internet network, but it turns out there's some fine print that might limit how you hoped to use it.

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SpaceX eyes Starlink satellite launch on Monday

SpaceX eyes Starlink satellite launch on Monday

SpaceX is gearing up to launch more Starlink satellites with its eye on Monday to put 60 additional satellites into orbit. The target launch date is February 1, which does represent a delay with the mission initially planned to launch Sunday morning. SpaceX is working hard to put more Starlink satellites into orbit to support its Internet service.

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SpaceX’s Elon Musk and Amazon fight over internet satellites

SpaceX’s Elon Musk and Amazon fight over internet satellites

Amazon and SpaceX have found themselves in a space battle, with both companies accusing the other of trying to sabotage their satellite internet plans. The controversy began when Elon Musk's SpaceX proposed reducing some of its Starlink satellites' orbit altitude, with the goal of increasing connection speeds.

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SpaceX Starlink beta test will continue into next year

SpaceX Starlink beta test will continue into next year

SpaceX recently announced that it would continue beta testing its Starlink broadband Internet service into 2021. The announcement highlights a delay as the service was previously planned to roll out in 2020. It's unclear exactly when, in 2021, the service will exit beta. As close as we have to a date at this point comes from a SpaceX engineer named Kate Tice, who said that the company plans to expand its beta testing early next year.

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SpaceX conducts another successful Starlink launch

SpaceX conducts another successful Starlink launch

SpaceX has confirmed that on November 24 at 9:13 PM EST, it launched its 16th Starlink mission. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The Falcon 9 first stage rocket that pushed the satellites into orbit flew for its seventh time, hitting a milestone.

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SpaceX plans to launch more Starlink satellites tonight

SpaceX plans to launch more Starlink satellites tonight

What could potentially be one of the most profitable activities for SpaceX is to sell broadband Internet access to people around the globe courtesy of its Starlink satellite system. Currently, the system is in beta tests in the United States, and SpaceX has a launch scheduled for tonight that will put the 16th batch of satellites in orbit. The launch is currently planned for 9:56 PM in Florida and is currently listed as having a 70 percent chance for "go."

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SpaceX gets regulatory approval to offer Starlink Internet in Canada

SpaceX gets regulatory approval to offer Starlink Internet in Canada

SpaceX has finally received approval from Canadian authorities to offer its Starlink satellite Internet service in the country, a decision that comes amid a recent expansion of the beta program in the US. With this approval in place, SpaceX will be able to offer rural Canadians access to high-speed broadband, something that will slowly expand into other countries, as well.

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