Maersk implements Starlink internet in cargo ships
Container shipping company Maersk is implementing the Starlink satellite Internet system aboard its container freighters. Starlink will also launch a mobile texting and calling service via its satellite system next year.
Danish container shipping company Maersk and SpaceX have signed an agreemen... Read more
SpaceX launches their “V2 Mini” second generation Starlink satellites
The new satellites deliver 4 times the capacity of the first-gen models.
SpaceX is about to deploy their first "V2 Mini" satellites, according to a report in Ars Technica. The new satellites are designed to be a remedy for the problem of Starlink speeds slowing due to a growing "capacity crunch... Read more
SpaceX announces Starlink Aviation for private jets
SpaceX announced that its satellite internet service will soon be available for private jets, providing up to 350 Mbps per airplane for a premium price.
SpaceX, headed by Elon Musk, intends to shake up the in-flight wifi market, which has struggled to wow its consumers for many years.
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Dubai’s Starlink ditches IPO plans to merge with Infinigate
Cybersecurity company Infinigate Group announced a merger with Dubai-based cybersecurity firm Starlink. The two will form a new company with projected annual sales of $2.2 billion.
Following the merger, Starlink will operate under the Infinigate Group banner. The acquisition follows Infinigate'... Read more
‘Starlink’s broadband speeds drop due to increasing popularity’
Research by Ookla indicates that the average broadband speed of SpaceX's Starlink satellite internet service has recently dropped. Despite the decline, performance remains strong in comparison to competing services.
Starlink's average download and upload speed has dropped in all measured countr... Read more
Microsoft expands Azure Space capabilities
Microsoft expanded its Azure Space portfolio with a number of new solutions, including Azure Orbital Cloud Access and Azure Orbital Groud Station.
Microsoft's Azure Space program aims to give customers the ability to use Azure services anywhere through satellite networks. This involves connectin... Read more
Eutelsat and OneWeb take on Elon Musk’s Starlink
Eutelsat acquired a major stake in OneWeb. The two European satellite operators proceed as a joint venture. The organizations want to break through Starlink's satellite internet dominance.
Eutelsat already had a 23 percent stake in OneWeb. The satellite operator recently upped its shares to 50 p... Read more
French court revokes Starlink license
The verdict to provide two frequency bands to Elon Musk's satellite internet startup Starlink was annulled by France's highest administrative court on Tuesday, citing legal errors by the country's telecommunications regulator.
Starlink was approved to operate on two radio frequencies in French t... Read more
EU to spend 6 billion euros on broadband satellite plan
The bloc's ambition is to rival the satellite based Internet system of Elon Musk
The European Commission this week rolled out a 6 billion-euro satellite communications plan. The move is part of a push to cut the European Union's dependence on foreign companies and protect key communications serv... Read more
Europe’s Wi-Fi satellite program will exclude non-EU countries
The EC's lead Commissioner says full proposal will include strict criteria for those wishing to take part.
Thierry Breton, the EC's Internal Market Commissioner, said this week that the bloc will likely exclude non-EU countries from a new communications satellite program. The reason for the excl... Read more