Ambitious Statement From Elon Musk: Starlink To Double Internet Speed This Year

Ambitious Statement From Elon Musk: Starlink To Double Internet Speed This Year


Responding to a user's speed test share on Twitter, Elon Musk said Starlink would double its internet speed this year. Also, according to Musk, Starlink is the best internet solution, especially in areas with low and medium population densities.

Elon Musk, one of the most colorful names on social media, has made new statements about Starlink, the satellite internet project of space transportation company SpaceX. Responding to a Twitter user who received a Starlink beta kit from SpaceX and shared his experience, including the first speed test, Elon Musk made promising statements about Starlink's immediate future.

The Twitter user in question, shared speed test screenshots show that with Starlink, you can get internet speeds of up to 130 Mbps, and the delay (ping) is between 30 and 40 ms. Responding to these speed test results, Elon Musk promises to double the speed in the near future and reduce the delay by 50 percent.

Elon Musk: Starlink is the best solution in low-or medium-populated areas

” This year, the speed will double, to about 300 Mbps and the delay will drop to about 20 Ms, " Musk said, adding that users who sign up for the Starlink beta process will probably see the speed increase over the year. But it is important to note that these speeds and latency are only “targets”.

Elon Musk also notes that most of the world will be covered by Starlink this year and all by next year. Musk, who stated that Starlink will always be an advantageous solution in urban areas, says that it will be the best service provider in areas with low or medium populations.

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