Elon Musk Confirms Plan to Add Youtube Clone to Twitter

Elon Musk has confirmed that after taking over Twitter he will add a clone of Youtube to Twitter. Nextbigfuture wrote how it would be simple to combine Starlink generation 2 backhaul bandwidth capabilities to enable video with Twitter. SpaceX Starlink just passed 250,000 users in April and is now about 1 million users. Starlink could …

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Over 3500 Starlink Satellites and 2023 Airplanes Can Have High Speed Internet

SpaceX is offering high speed in-flight Starlink internet to commercial airlines and private airplanes. High-speed, low-latency, in-flight internet will cost each airplane $12,500/mo-$25,000/mo with a one-time hardware cost of $150,000. Deliveries will start 2023. Starlink has been available for cruise ships and private ships with up to 350 Mbps download while at sea. $5,000/mo with …

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SpaceX and Elon Musk Activated Starlink in Iran

Protest in Iran have now spread to at least 50 Iranian cities, were triggered by the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini, a Kurdish Iranian woman who was arrested for allegedly breaking Iran’s strict rules on wearing the hijab. Videos showing women burning their headscarves and crowds chanting “death to the dictator” amid burning cars are …

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Satellite Direct to Cellphone

Lynk Global secured regulatory approval Sept. 16 to operate its initial cellphone-compatible constellation globally, although the startup needs to deploy more satellites and get landing rights before it can start services. There are many companies working on satellite direct to cellphone communication. For years, the world has satellite phones. The regular satellite phone business is …

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SpaceX and T-Mobile Will Put Cellphone Coverage into Starlink Gen 2

SpaceX and T-Mobile will put cellphone antenna emulators into the Starlink Gen 2 satellites. T-Mobile will give SpaceX Starlink part of their cellphone spectrum. On Thursday, August 25 at Starbase, SpaceX Chief Engineer Elon and T-Mobile CEO and President Mike Sievert said T-Mobile and SpaceX will work together to increase connectivity. Starlink will amplify and …

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Real Time View of Starlink Satellites

Satellitemap.space has a real-time view of the Starlink low earth orbit satellite constellation. Each dot is a Starlink satellite. You can see how many are over any particular country or region. There are some string of dots. Those are recent launches that still have to move to their final positions. Starlink is currently serving mainly …

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