After announcing SpaceX Starlink was approved by The Phillippines on Friday, CEO Elon Musk just announced moments ago the satellite internet service was also approved by Nigeria and Mozambique in Africa. Musk had earlier hinted Starlink was coming to Africa soon.
The announcement marks the first time Starlink has been approved in Africa, with two countries now approved. It also marks the milestone of Starlink being licensed on all seven continents.
Starlink’s low Earth orbit satellite internet offers rural and remote locations high speed internet, through an easy plug-and-play setup. With high speed internet, that opens up numerous education and business opportunities that previously were not possible.
The Nebraska Farm Bureau (NEFB) has announced a strategic partnership with SpaceX’s Starlink to enhance broadband coverage across Nebraska, particularly in rural areas. This collaboration aims to address the critical need for reliable, high-speed internet service for Nebraska’s farmers, ranchers, and rural communities. NEFB President Mark McHargue emphasized the importance of internet access for modern […]
In a groundbreaking achievement, Starlink, the satellite internet constellation being constructed by SpaceX, has set a new altitude and speed record during the maiden flight test of Starship. Providing unprecedented connectivity, Starlink functioned at an altitude of more than 123,600 feet and managed to sustain the connection while traveling at a speed of Mach 1.7. […]
The United States Department of Defense is acquiring Starlink satellite communications equipment and services from SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space venture, to bolster the Ukraine military’s communication infrastructure. The Pentagon made this announcement recently, amidst the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, reports Bloomberg. This purchase comes as part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, a program aimed […]