Starlink

SpaceX Starlink App Gets ‘Sleep Schedule’

SpaceX has introduced a new ‘Sleep Schedule’ features in its Starlink app version 2023.03.0, which should help users save energy during sleeping hours (via Tesla North). As spotted by Nathan Owens, the feature toggles a power-saving mode, causing the dish to report an outage reason as ‘Sleeping' during the pre-set hours. This Starlink feature has launched...

SpaceX Starlink Hits 1 Million Subscribers Milestone

Heading into 2023, SpaceX has just announced that its Starlink satellite internet service has surpassed one million active subscribers worldwide, Tesla North is reporting. “Starlink now has more than 1,000,000 active subscribers — thank you to all customers and members of the Starlink team who contributed to this milestone,” the Elon Musk-owned company tweeted. Starlink...

SpaceX Starlink Internet Coming to Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation

The SpaceX Starlink satellite internet service is set to arrive in the Muscowpetung Saulteaux Nation in Saskatchewan, Canada in 2023, Tesla North is reporting. The First Nation is located 60 km north of Regina. According to a press release from the First Nation’s leadership body, Starlink will roll out to 127 occupied housing units on...

SpaceX Seeks FCC Approval for Starlink Satellite Phone Feature

SpaceX has applied for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC)'s permission to equip 2,016 second-generation Starlink satellites with equipment that will provide T-Mobile customers with cellular connectivity when ground coverage is unavailable (via Tesla North). Back in August, SpaceX and T-Mobile announced a partnership to provide global satellite phone service, powered by second-gen Starlink satellites...

SpaceX Starlink Fair Use Policy for Canada and U.S. Delayed to 2023

SpaceX has delayed the implementation of a new Fair Use policy on Starlink connections in Canada and the U.S. to February 2023, according to an update on the company's website (via Tesla North). The policy, which will institute data caps on Priority Access usage for all Starlink Residential customers in Canada and the U.S. and...

Starlink Satellite Internet Speeds Dip During Q3 2022

Ookla has analyzed fresh data from Q3 2022 for SpaceX’s Starlink, HughesNet, and Viasat in North and South America, in the Speedtest company's ongoing series on satellite internet. According to the data, Starlink download speeds dropped in Canada by at least 14% and the U.S. by nearly 17% from Q2 to Q3 2022, while speeds...

SpaceX Promo: Starlink RV Hardware on Sale in Canada

SpaceX has launched a new promo for its Starlink RV hardware in Canada, offering the starter hardware kit for CAD $589, saving new customers CAD $170 off the regular price of CAD $759 (via Tesla North). SpaceX has also launched a promo for its RV service in the U.S., offering up the first month of...

SpaceX Starlink Now Available Everywhere in Canada

SpaceX’s high-speed satellite internet service, Starlink, has successfully bridged any remaining coverage gaps in Canada and is now available everywhere across the country — reports Tesla North. According to Tesla North, prospective Starlink customers in areas where the service was previously unavailable can now place orders. The publication was able to confirm that addresses in...

SpaceX Starlink Fair Use Data Caps Coming to Canada

SpaceX has started informing Starlink subscribers of plans to introduce a Fair Use policy on connections in Canada and the U.S. starting in December — reports Tesla North. "To ensure our customer base is not negatively impacted by a small number of users consuming unusually high amounts of data, the Starlink team is implementing a Fair...

SpaceX Launches Starlink in Nunavut, Yukon, Northwest Territories

SpaceX's high-speed satellite internet service, Starlink, is now available in Nunavut, along with Yukon and the Northwest Territories — reports Tesla North. The news comes less than two months after SpaceX CEO Elon Musk confirmed a significant expansion of Starlink coverage in Canada. Musk said in a September tweet that the internet service would reach...

SpaceX to Debut Starlink for Moving Vehicles in December with New Dish

SpaceX on Tuesday announced a new Flat High-Performance Starlink dish for RVs that will enable the high-speed satellite broadband service to operate on moving vehicles (via Tesla North). Starlink for RVs launched back in May, allowing those living in mobile homes or travelling around in recreational vehicles to "immediately access high-speed, low-latency internet on an...

SpaceX Releases ‘Starlink Aviation’ Satellite Internet for Airplanes

SpaceX has just announced the launch of its new 'Starlink Aviation’ satellite internet service for airplanes, promising to provide access to streaming, video calls, gaming, and more at any altitude, Tesla North is reporting. “Starlink can deliver up to 350 Mbps to each plane, enabling all passengers to access streaming-capable internet at the same time,”...