SpaceX is talking to airlines about using Starlink for in flight internet access

Internet access on planes isn’t usually very good and Starlink from SpaceX is looking to potentially help some of those issues. Starlink has been rolling out in the US and the UK over the past few months and it seems like a good solution for those users who live in remote areas and have poor and expensive infrastructure. The Starlink dish is powered by PoE, with a single injector and […]

SpaceX’s Starlink will be able to achieve 300Mbps this year

SpaceX launched its low orbit satellite service, Starlink to the US and UK in beta form recently and the latency and speeds are very good for a satellite based serviced, with speeds around 150Mbps and latency of 20-30ms. However CEO Elon Musk has said that the speeds will almost double to 300Mbps sometime in 2021. Latency will be dropped too from the 20-40ms in the beta phase to under 20ms […]

Starlink pre-orders are now live

Starlink is a world wide internet project by Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX. The main goal is to provide functioning and usable internet connections to basically everyone in the world, no matter where they are. The service has been in beta for a while in select parts of the US, Canada and the UK, but today the company has no opened up the pre-order to anyone, and it seems it is ready […]

The east coast of the US is having some major internet issues today

If you’re on the east coast of the US and are having internet issues today, you’re not alone as there are lots of reports of major services being offline such as Zoom, Gmail and Slack. Verizon has tweeted out an update saying that a fibre cable in Brooklyn has been cut and with no ETA yet. This issue is affecting Version, Comcast Xfinity and others. There is a fiber cut […]