San Francisco, Oct 11 (IANS) Elon Musk-run Starlink on Tuesday entered Japan, making it the primary Asian nation to get SpaceX’s reasonably priced satellite tv for pc web service.
Aside from Japan, Starlink at present gives satellite tv for pc web entry in round 40 nations.
Starlink is a constellation of satellites run by SpaceX. After 2023, it additionally goals to supply world cell phone service.
SpaceX has greater than 2,300 operational Starlink satellites in orbit as of September.
On the microblogging website Twitter, the SpaceX posted: “Starlink launches service in Japan — first nation in Asia”.
Earlier, Musk introduced that the SpaceX had manufactured greater than 1 million Starlink terminals.
The world’s richest man final month introduced that Starlink is now lively on all of the continents, together with Antarctica.
On Twitter, Musk wrote: “Starlink is now lively on all continents, together with Antarctica”.
He additionally mentioned “one other batch with lasers reaches orbit” after the deployment of 54 Starlink satellites was confirmed by the corporate.
Starlink can provide velocity round 50-200 Mbps.
The McMurdo Station in Antarctica has almost 1,000 individuals dwelling and dealing there through the summer time they usually have already got satellite tv for pc web, which isn’t dependable in tough situations. There’s at present a 17 Mbps hyperlink for everybody, in accordance with the US Antarctic Programme.
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