SpaceX has officially announced the amount of subscription fees for using the Starlink broadband access service. The company sent out official letters to everyone who agreed to participate in the beta testing of the network. According to this letter, the test program «Better Than Nothing Beta» begins its work on transferring data with initial parameters
Signal latency is expected to drop by the summer of 2021
Clients will receive Internet services from Starlink satellites using proprietary signal receiving and transmitting terminals, consisting of a transmitting and receiving «dish» and a Wi-Fi router. It can be used with the same ease with which many people now use the «dishes» of receiving a satellite TV signal. There is nothing unusual or complicated here.
Starlink Phased Array User Terminal and Wi-Fi Router Kit will cost
Spacex also released Starlink app for
Meanwhile, #roscosmos continues to intrigue with the creation of its own system, which should compete with Starlink. Russian system of satellite broadband Internet and communications # the sphere will consist of
Competition and space racing are great. The main thing is that it may not be «an hour by a teaspoon». And so far they have not announced at least the approximate parameters of the signal quality of the Russian system.
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