The SpaceX Starlink network will start beta testing this summer (probably August, 2020) in North America. There will be another launch in July and two more launches in August. This will be enough for the 720 satellites needed for basic northern hemisphere service.
The SpaceX Starlink website indicates global service will start in 2021.
SOURCES – Hyperchange
Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com (Brian has shares of SpaceX)
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