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The beta testing of SpaceX Starlink’s broadband network is giving way to some amazing scenarios in which to use it. Starlink capabilities will be excellent for remote areas with the ability of SpaceX Starlink services to meet the needs of what is called dead zones or dark areas, places where signals are lost to our cellphones and computers. This poses great opportunities for many people.
SpaceX Starlink will deliver internet speeds of 100 Mbps or more with ultralow latency to people all around the world including many remote areas. Results of use are showing phenomenal upload speeds in the beta testing alone with a little more than half of the projected Starlink satellites launched.
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Future Starlink customers can receive connectivity services in many varied outpost areas by using the Starlink dish receiver, “a UFO on a stick” as perkily named by Elon Musk, and a monthly internet plan from Starlink.
Boats could definitely use Starlink. Think of sailboats on open waters where adults can do remote work and a family can live on a boat while keeping children online for school with the teacher. —
Yeah, that will be relatively easy, as so few users out in the ocean— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) November 3, 2020
More info on these sailing families from the Forbes' article
National Parks are also a great place to use Starlink. So far, broadband towers may be scarce with limited tower facilities managed by the Federal Government's Department of the Interior, for more info please click here
One can see the map of dark signal areas and National Park’s limited broadband towers, please click here:
SpaceX Starlink services don’t require towers. It offers many families the opportunity for an extended getaway, with the ability for parents to work remotely while children take morning school classes. Families or even individuals will be able to access the internet thanks to Starlink’s satellite system, independent of any connectivity facility towers. So much opportunity. Oh the places Dishy McFlatface will travel.
Where will you wish to take your Starlink dish? Personally I find the idea of sailing and exploring with the ability to stay connected a great idea. The future is bright and connected. Twinkle, twinkle little Starlink ..
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