SpaceX’s new Starlink satellite internet service is in the very A limited beta testing period at the moment, but the company is already thinking ahead: As initially stated by CNBC, SpaceX has filed an application with the FCC for Starlink components that will allow the service to run on moving vehicles. big The vehicles move, that is – Elon Musk tweeted that the existing Starlink terminal was too big for Tesla’s vehicles and that the idea was aimed at planes, RVs, trucks and boats.
The Tesla cars were not connected to Starlink as our terminal building was too large. For planes, boats, large trucks and RVs
̵1; Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 8, 2021
This will be a big change for Starlink, which for now does not allow customers to move their existing hardware from address to address – if you can get into beta, the subscription form will be clear that the service is limited to a specific location. You enter When payment That’s because the Starlink satellite constellation hasn’t been fully established, so it’s not a permanent limitation, but it’s still a current limitation and what Elon clarified today again in a tweet:
Yep, it should be fully operational later this year, so you can move it anywhere or use it with your RV or truck.We need a few more satellite launches to cover competition and software upgrades. Some important
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) April 15, 2021
I actually have a Starlink system that I will check out. The VergeThe upcoming Infrastructure Week – the promise of fast and reliable satellite internet that can compete with America’s broadband monopoly is very attractive. But early testers reported mixed results. (Which, again, Elon says will improve) Let us know if you have any questions in the comments below!