Shotwel said that Starlink has stated that it plans to deploy a total of 12,000 satellites. This would amount to a cost of about 10 billion U.S. dollars. It currently provides test services in 11 countries/regions. SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwel (Gwynne Shotwel) said on Tuesday that Elon Musk’s SpaceX satellite Internet division
Starlink hopes to provide continuous global coverage around September, but then needs to seek regulatory approval.
They have successfully deployed about 1,800 satellites. Once all these satellites reach their orbits, the company can provide continuous global coverage. Moreover, it should be ready to test by the deadline in September. This was broadcasted live in Mai Gerry Group’s technical meeting report.
But then we have regulatory work to go to all countries and get approval to provide telecommunications services. “
Starlink has stated that it plans to deploy a total of 12,000 satellites, costing about 10 billion U.S. dollars, and currently provides testing services in 11 countries. Shotwel said.
In May, Musk said that the low earth orbit satellite network has received more than 500,000 Internet The service reservation form is not expected to have technical problems to meet the demand.
The Federal Communications Commission approved SpaceX this year’s plan to deploy some Starlink satellites in less than planned earth orbits to provide high-speed broadband Internet services for people who currently cannot access them.
Starlink is one of a growing number of small satellite manufacturers, including Kuiper from Amazon.com, OneWeb from the UK, Planet backed by venture capital, and Blue Canyon Technologies
Lastly, to know more about Starlink and its advancement you can check out the official page of SpaceX HERE.