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Starlink Maritime Launches: High-Speed Internet at Sea

SpaceX on Thursday announced Starlink Maritime, a new branch of the company's satellite internet service that provides "high-speed, low-latency internet with up to 350 Mbps download while at sea" — reports Tesla North. The launch comes a week after SpaceX received FCC approval to operate Starlink on moving boats, planes, and more. Before approval, Starlink...

Starlink Approved on Moving Boats, Planes, Trucks and More in U.S.

According to Tesla North, SpaceX's Starlink internet service has received approval from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to operate on moving boats, planes, RVs, and more. "Authorizing a new class of [customer] terminals for SpaceX’s satellite system will expand the range of broadband capabilities to meet the growing user demands that now require connectivity while...

SpaceX Starlink for RVs Pricing at $170 in Canada

SpaceX on Monday launched Starlink for RVs (via Tesla North), an extension of its high-speed satellite broadband service designed specifically for those living in mobile homes or travelling around in recreational vehicles. "Starlink for RVs is ideal for customers travelling to locations where connectivity has been unreliable or completely unavailable," details the Starlink for RVs...

SpaceX Updates Starlink Availability Map, Now Accessible in 32 Countries

As spotted by the folks over at Tesla North, SpaceX has just updated the Starlink map to reflect improved availability by region, showing areas where the internet is “available”, “waitlist,” or “coming soon”. According to the updated availability map, the Starlink satellite internet service is now available in 32 countries around the world. "People ordering from...

Quebec Picks SpaceX Starlink Internet for Over 10,000 Rural Homes

Quebec announced on Monday it will invest $50 million CAD to leverage SpaceX’s Starlink satellite internet for hard-to-reach rural homes. The province called the solution “the most advanced”, saying it was the “only solution” to deploy high speed internet to rural homes, reports CTV News (via Tesla North). Gilles Belanger, the parliamentary assistant to the premier...

Canadians Can Now Use Starlink Internet Anywhere in North America for $30 Extra

SpaceX has launched a new Portability add-on for Starlink, which allows subscribers to use the high-speed internet service away from their registered address — reports Tesla North. "Starlink is excited to announce Portability as an add-on feature for all Starlink customers," the company said in an email to Starlink customers in Canada, shared with iPhone...

Why SpaceX Starlink Isn’t Used for Rural High Speed Internet Roll Outs by Canada

The federal government continues to announce spending for rolling out high speed internet to all Canadians, including those in rural areas. A recent announcement detailed the joint federal and provincial investments for high speed internet in Ontario, which included some high costs for installing fibre to rural areas up north. Some may be wondering why...

SpaceX Just Increased Starlink Internet Prices in Canada

SpaceX has hiked up pricing for its satellite internet service, Starlink, in Canada across everything from equipment to monthly service — reports Tesla North. Customer emails seen by the publication indicate the following revised pricing for Canada: Starlink Kit for deposit holders – $699 CAD (was $649 CAD) Starlink Kit for new orders – $759...

Elon Musk Launches Starlink Internet in Ukraine After Plea from Minister

Ukraine has found an ally as it remains under an illegal invasion by Russia—SpaceX’s Starlink internet. Tesla North reports Mykhailo Fedorov, Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, asked SpaceX CEO Elon Musk for Starlink internet, a mere 10 hours ago. Just this Saturday afternoon, Musk replied to Federov by...

Tesla Superchargers in Canada Begin Using SpaceX Starlink Internet

Canadians can now experience Starlink Wi-Fi at select Tesla Superchargers as the electric car maker has started installing SpaceX Starlink internet at its Superchargers across the country, Tesla North is reporting. Captured by British Columbia-based Tommy F, the above photo shows a Starlink dish installed at a Tesla Supercharger in Surrey.  According to Tommy F, however, the Starlink service...

SpaceX Starlink Delivery Timelines Pushed to 2022 Amid Chip Shortage

According to an email obtained by Tesla North, SpaceX has informed its customers they should check updated delivery timelines for their ordered Starlink hardware via their account, as chip shortages over the last six months have slowed down production. “Silicon shortages over the last six months have slowed our expected production rate and impacted our...

SpaceX Launches New Starlink Dish in the U.S., Not Available in Canada Yet

According to Tesla North, SpaceX on Wednesday launched its second-generation Starlink terminal dishes, featuring a new rectangular design, for customers in the United States. So far, SpaceX has already shipped well over 100,000 Starlink terminals with the original design. The new dish is not available outside the U.S. as of this writing — not even […]