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Singtel First Telco in Singapore to Offer Starlink

Singtel has announced its collaboration with Starlink to enhance maritime digital services, facilitating ship owners and operators in adopting advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, edge computing, and cloud-based solutions. This initiative aims to improve operational safety, efficiency, and crew welfare in the maritime sector. The integration of Starlink’s satellites into Singtel’s offerings […]

SpaceX Starlink Nears Approval in India by Month’s End: Report

SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service is poised to receive approval from Indian authorities for offering space broadband services. The nod, expected in the “next few days” or by the end of the month, follows Starlink’s clarification to India’s Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade (DPIIT) regarding its shareholding pattern, reports the Economic Times. […]

Peplink Partners with Starlink for Enhanced Internet Solutions

Peplink, a leader in SD-WAN routers, has entered a significant agreement with SpaceX’s Starlink, becoming an Authorized Technology Provider. This collaboration aims to integrate Starlink’s Flat High Performance terminal with Peplink’s routers, addressing the challenges of cost, speed, and reliability in internet services for mobile, maritime, and remote businesses. “Our combined solution gives any business […]

Starlink Debuts Community Gateway Internet from $75,000 Per Month

SpaceX’s Starlink has introduced its innovative Community Gateways program, offering fiber-like internet speeds to some of the most remote locations on Earth. This groundbreaking service starts at $75,000 per Gbps per month, with a one-time upfront cost of $1,250,000. The Community Gateways program is set to revolutionize satellite internet with download and upload speeds of […]

John Deere to Use SpaceX Starlink for Digital Farming

Agricultural machinery giant John Deere has announced a significant collaboration with SpaceX’s Starlink to enhance its digital farming capabilities. This partnership aims to provide internet connectivity to Deere’s agricultural equipment in remote areas, leveraging Starlink’s extensive satellite fleet. “This takes us a step closer to ubiquitous connectivity anywhere in the world. The biggest opportunity for […]

SpaceX Completes First Text Message Tests Using Starlink Direct to Cell

On January 8, SpaceX’s Starlink team marked a significant milestone by successfully sending and receiving the first text messages using T-Mobile’s network spectrum through a newly launched Direct to Cell satellite. This achievement comes just six days after the launch of the first six Starlink satellites equipped with Direct to Cell capabilities on January 2, […]

Israel Set to Approve Starlink This Week with Conditions

Israel is poised to authorize SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet service for limited operations within the country, according to Elad Malka, Deputy Director of the Communications Ministry, reports Bloomberg. The service, however, will be restricted to official bodies, with Starlink agreeing not to provide access to humanitarian organizations in the Gaza Strip without approval from Israel’s […]

Japan’s KDDI Using Starlink for Earthquake Recovery Efforts

In the wake of the Reiwa 6 Noto Peninsula earthquake on January 1 in Japan, which recorded a maximum intensity of 7.0 on the Richter scale , telecom KDDI has been at the forefront of recovery efforts. The earthquake led to prolonged power outages and significant disruptions in transportation and logistics. KDDI’s response includes the […]

SpaceX Launches First Starlink Direct to Cell Satellites

On Tuesday, January 2, at 7:44 p.m. PT, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched 21 Starlink satellites into low-Earth orbit from the Space Launch Complex 4 East (SLC-4E) at Vandenberg Space Force Base in California. This launch was notable for including the first six Starlink satellites equipped with Direct to Cell capabilities, marking a significant […]

Starlink Launches Referral Program in Australia and New Zealand

SpaceX has introduced a Starlink referral program exclusively for customers in Australia and New Zealand. This program allows both new and existing users to earn service credits, applicable to Residential and Roam subscriptions. For new users, utilizing a referral link is straightforward. Upon visiting the Starlink website through a referral link, a banner confirms the […]

SpaceX’s Record-Setting Falcon 9 Booster Ends Career in Mishap

Images via Jenny Hautmann Spaceflight photographer and videographer Jenny Hautmann, also the content manager for SuperclusterHQ, reported a significant event in the history of space exploration. SpaceX’s Falcon 9 booster B1058, after completing a record-breaking 19th mission on December 23, 2023, met an unexpected end when it tipped over on the droneship during its return […]

Starlink Tops 2.3 Million Customers, Life-changing Stories Shared

SpaceX’s Starlink has achieved a significant milestone by surpassing 2.3 million customers worldwide, announced the company on Thursday. The service, now operational in over 70 countries, has expanded its reach to all seven continents and oceans, marking a new era in global connectivity. Starlink’s website has introduced a new section dedicated to sharing stories from […]

SpaceX Starlink Gen 3 Dish Now Available Without Invite

SpaceX has updated its offerings, allowing US customers to purchase the third-generation Starlink dish directly from Starlink.com without needing an invitation. The new “standard” Starlink dish is priced at $599, matching the cost of the second-generation “standard actuated” dish, reports PCMag. However, to acquire the new dish, consumers are required to subscribe to the “Roam” […]

FCC Lets SpaceX Test Starlink Cellphone Service

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has authorized SpaceX to commence experimental testing of its Starlink cellular system, designed to transmit data directly to smartphones. This temporary authorization, issued on Thursday, allows SpaceX to conduct tests over a six-month period, ending June 14, in more than two dozen locations across the United States, reports PCMag. SpaceX’s […]

Air New Zealand Partners with Starlink for In-Flight Internet

Air New Zealand has announced a groundbreaking partnership with SpaceX’s Starlink to introduce high-speed, low-latency internet on its domestic flights. This initiative, set to redefine domestic air travel in Aotearoa, will see the first installation of Starlink internet on a domestic jet and an ATR, marking a world-first for the latter, in late 2024. The […]