SpaceX Launches Refurb Starlink Kits V4 in the US at 33% Off

SpaceX has rolled out refurbished Starlink V4 Kits at a discounted rate in the United States, offering a cost-effective option for consumers interested in accessing high-speed, low-latency internet. Priced at $399 US, these kits represent a 33% saving compared to new units, making satellite internet more accessible to a broader audience (via PCMag). The refurbished […]

SpaceX Falcon 9 Record: 20th Flight and Landing by a Single Booster

SpaceX has achieved a significant milestone in spaceflight sustainability and reusability by completing the 20th launch and landing of a single Falcon 9 first stage booster. This historic event occurred on Friday, April 12, at 9:40 p.m. ET, when the Falcon 9 rocket successfully deployed 23 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit from Space Launch Complex […]

Philippines Brings Starlink Internet to 15 Aurora Province Schools

The Philippines Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has successfully equipped fifteen remote schools in Aurora province with high-speed internet connectivity, leveraging SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet. Each school received a Starlink satellite dish, router, a one-year complimentary internet subscription, and a Wi-Fi extender. This major upgrade opens a new chapter for teachers and students in […]

SpaceX Applies for Internet Permit for Starlink in Indonesia

SpaceX has formally submitted an application to the Indonesian government for an internet service provider (ISP) license for its satellite-based internet service, Starlink, according to Indonesia’s Ministry of Communications. This move signifies Starlink’s continuing push into the Southeast Asian market, following its service launch in Malaysia last year and a partnership agreement with a Philippine […]

Starlink Launches Expert Installation Service

SpaceX has introduced an exclusive Expert Installer service for its Starlink satellite internet, available only for residents in Ohio, at the cost of $199 USD for residential homes. This new service is aimed at assisting both new and existing Starlink users with the installation process. The Expert Installer service connects Starlink customers with professionals who […]

FCC Halts SpaceX Spectrum Bid, Demands Public Rulemaking Process

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has mandated SpaceX to undergo a formal rulemaking process if it wants more spectrum for Starlink. The decision comes after the FCC rejected SpaceX’s application to use the 1.6GHz and 2GHz radio spectrums due to a technicality, highlighting the need for public commentary before any decision can be reached. SpaceX’s […]

SpaceX Building Spy Satellite Network for U.S. Intelligence: Report

SpaceX is reportedly constructing a sophisticated network of spy satellites, worth $1.8 billion, for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), reports Reuters, citing numerous unnamed sources. The NRO is a U.S. intelligence agency responsible for satellite intelligence management, according to five sources familiar with the program. The project, led by SpaceX’s Starshield unit, signifies the company’s […]

SpaceX Hits Milestones in Successful Starship Third Test Flight

SpaceX successfully conducted the third test flight of its Starship spacecraft on Thursday, March 14, marking a significant achievement in the company’s quest for space exploration. The test, originally scheduled within a 110-minute window starting at 7:00 a.m. CT, was closely monitored and broadcast live, providing global audiences with unprecedented live and clear footage thanks […]

Citadel Completions Now a Starlink Dealer for Business Aviation

Citadel Completions, a leading provider of V/VVIP aircraft services, has announced its new status as an Authorized Starlink Dealer in the Business Aviation sector. This development allows Citadel to offer both sales and installation services for Starlink’s advanced Aviation Products on large cabin aircraft, both narrow and wide-bodied. This collaboration expands Citadel’s service offerings, combining […]

SpaceX Gains FCC Nod for E-Band Use in Starlink Expansion

SpaceX has received conditional approval from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for using E-band radio frequencies to enhance its Starlink broadband network. The FCC’s decision, announced on March 8, will allow SpaceX to utilize E-band frequencies between its second-generation (Gen 2) Starlink satellites and ground gateways, complementing the currently employed Ka and Ku bands, reports […]

Starlink Achieves Breakthrough in Reducing Network Latency

Starlink has announced significant advancements in reducing network latency, a critical measure of internet speed and efficiency. The satellite internet provider from SpaceX has reported a notable reduction in both median and worst-case latency for its global user base. “We have meaningfully reduced median and worst-case latency for users around the world,” said Starlink on […]

NJ Police Uncover Stolen SpaceX Starlink Terminals Worth $400,000

In Mercer County, New Jersey, police have made a significant breakthrough in a high-tech theft case. They announced the recovery of a substantial number of SpaceX Starlink terminals, purchased illegally using stolen credit cards. The suspect, operating in Lawrence Township, managed to acquire 675 Starlink kits, valued at around $400,000 USD. So far, only about […]

SpaceX Offers 50% Off Starlink Plan in New Zealand

SpaceX is now offering a new, more affordable option for its Starlink satellite internet service to customers in New Zealand, slashing the monthly rate by 50% for users willing to accept slower internet speeds. A Reddit user first noticed the “Deprioritized plan” on the Starlink website during the sign-up process. This plan is available for […]

FAA Ends SpaceX Probe, Next Starship Launch Awaits License

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced on Monday the conclusion of its joint investigation with SpaceX into the company’s second Starship flight, which ended in the intentional destruction of the rocket. The investigation, led by SpaceX under FAA supervision, followed the November 18 prototype launch that experienced a critical issue after reaching space. SpaceX has […]

SpaceX Completes Starlink Direct to Cell Test, Posting on X

SpaceX has made a groundbreaking announcement, marking a significant milestone in its Starlink satellite internet technology. On Sunday, February 25, 2024, the company revealed that it successfully posted on X (formerly Twitter) from a smartphone directly to one of its Direct to Cell satellites, a first of its kind achievement. The post, which included a […]