Elon Musk surprises with Starlink Premium and adds 49 satellites to the network

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Two of Elon Musk’s great projects are the Tesla electric motor and SpaceX, the company called to lead aerospace flights. However, there is another project that, although smaller, is a great solution to a big problem. We are talking about a very ambitious project that arose with the intention of bringing the Internet to rural areas and to the most remote places on the planet. His name is star link, a satellite network that offers internet connection at a fair price and that guarantees more power than other more expensive ones.

Elon Musk’s announcement that comes through his Twitter account explains the benefits of a new plan for future customers. Through this technology, users will be offered speeds ranging from 150 to 500 Mbps with a latency of 20 to 40ms, surpassing any other service in its class. In addition to that, it will double the upload speed to offer between 20 to 40Mbps, your name starlink premium.

Elon Musk guarantees a quality service for a lower cost with star link

Another benefit that subscribers of the Premium version will obtain according to Musk, is that it will work better in “extreme weather conditions”; On top of that, it ensures that your customers will have access to 24-hour priority support.

At a comparative level, the Starlink Basic service is much cheaper than the Starlink Premium, however, the latter is an unimaginable solution a few years ago for companies operating in rural environments. That is, for a higher price they will get an internet with good connection in remote areas where traditional systems do not reach.

The basic version of satellite connection offered by Elon Musk’s company costs 499 euros per antenna and costs 99 euros per month. On the other hand, the service Starlink Premium starts at $2,500 for the antenna and $500 per month. It should be noted that the cost in euros for Spain is unknown.

SpaceX puts 49 more satellites into orbit

In other related news, it was also known that SpaceX, also belonging to Elon Musk, yesterday launched a Falcon 9 rocket carrying 49 new Starlink satellites into orbit from Kennedy Space Center of NASA on the east coast of Florida.

SpaceX puts 49 more satellites into orbit

After nine minutes, the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket successfully landed on the unmanned platform located in the Atlantic Ocean. These satellites belong to the network satellite constellation; whose main function is to provide internet services to the most inaccessible areas that are not yet connected.

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