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Elon Musk Says His Starlink Satellite Internet Service Has Received 500,000 Pre-Bookings

SpaceX has received more than 500,000 preorders for its Starlink satellite Internet service and anticipates no technical problems meeting the demand, founder Elon Musk said on Tuesday.

“Only limitation is high density of users in urban areas,” Musk tweeted, responding to a post from a CNBC reporter that said the $99 (roughly Rs. 7,300) deposits SpaceX took for the service were fully refundable and did not guarantee service.

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HughesNet Named Best Satellite Internet Service Provider of 2021 by U.S. News & World Report

GERMANTOWN, Md., March 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — HughesNet®, the leading satellite internet service, has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report 360 Reviews as the Best Satellite Internet Provider of 2021. U.S. News cites superior data performance and availability as competitive differentiators for HughesNet, the flagship high-speed satellite Internet service from Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), an innovator in satellite communications for 50 years.

U.S. News’ online guide features in-depth information on choosing an Internet service provider and covers

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Elon Musk and Amazon Are Battling to Put Satellite Internet in Your Backyard

Cybersecurity specialist Luke McOmie lives entirely off-grid on the side of a mountain in Colorado, where there’s no cell service or landline broadband internet. Yet he recently gave a talk at a convention hosted in Japan on the lethality of drones. He was live via satellite—his own personal satellite internet connection, that is.

With a constellation of hundreds of satellites, and speeds comparable to U.S. broadband, the Starlink service lets Mr. McOmie do his job despite being in the middle of nowhere. He and his wife Melanie McOmie are living the sort of lifestyle that pandemic-weary, deskbound urbanites might envy: … Read More


Amazon responds to Elon Musk’s accusations of impeding SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet plans

  • Amazon’s satellite internet project on Thursday clarified its position in response to recent accusations from Elon Musk and SpaceX that Jeff Bezos’ company is attempting to “stifle competition” in the sector.
  • SpaceX’s Starlink and Amazon’s Kuiper are working to build space-based internet networks by launching thousands of satellites into orbit.
  • Amazon says the FCC should consider Starlink as a “newly designed system” and include it in a broader regulatory processing round that was open when SpaceX submitted a modification request last year.



Jeff Bezos wearing a suit and tie: Founder of Amazon as well as space company Blue Origin, Jeff Bezos, speaks about the future of commercial space travel.


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