Starlink asks to increase the number of users from 1 million to 5. Their services are "incredible demand"

According to the company, 700 thousand individuals throughout the United States are ready to start using

Internet from Starlink.SpaceX has asked regulators for permission to increase the number of authorized user terminals - devices that consumers will use to connect to satellite Internet.

This request follows the service announcementpotential clients. The company has updated its website and asked to leave mail for those users who want to keep abreast of the news of the service. After registration, Starlink sends emails to customers, including news about whether they can start using the satellite Internet service.

In the summer of 2020, SpaceX will begin partialbeta testing of Starlink service, followed by public beta testing. Elon Musk's company announced that Starlink will begin offering commercial services in the northern US and Canada by the end of 2020, and then worldwide by 2021.

Previously, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell said thatthe creation of a full-fledged satellite Internet network will cost the company $ 10 billion. Over the past few years, the company has been able to raise $ 44 billion for its initiatives, including Starlink.

Starlink is the next generation satellite network,which is able to provide Earth inhabitants with broadband Internet access. The project began in February 2018. In total, it is planned to launch about 12 thousand satellites. The global goal is to provide high-speed Internet access to the entire population of the planet.

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