SpaceX has acquired greater than 500,000 orders for Starlink broadband service, the corporate stated yesterday.
“‘So far, over half one million individuals have positioned an order or put down a deposit for Starlink,’ SpaceX operations engineer Siva Bharadvaj stated in the course of the launch webcast of its twenty sixth Starlink mission,” CNBC reported.
SpaceX opened preorders for Starlink satellite tv for pc service in February and is serving at least 10,000 users in its beta within the US and abroad mixed. The preorders required a $99 deposit for service that might be out there within the second half of this 12 months. The five hundred,000 complete orders presumably embrace each US residents and other people in different international locations; we requested SpaceX for extra particulars and can replace this text if we get a response.
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