Rural residents will benefit from Canadas approval of musk Satellite Internet program

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 Rural residents will benefit from Canadas approval of musk Satellite Internet program


According to the CBRCs letter of approval to BRET Johnson, chief financial officer of SpaceX, on October 15, the Canadian radio, television and Telecommunications Commission said the application would benefit the vast majority of Canadians living outside the town. SpaceX is Musks rocket and spacecraft company. One of the companys projects is to bring high-speed Internet services to inaccessible rural areas around the world by launching thousands of small satellites 550 kilometers above the earth, thus greatly accelerating interaction with home computers on the ground.

Since May 2019, SpaceX has launched about twice a month with 60 satellites each time. The most recent was launched on 18 October with its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral. As a result, the total number of Starlink satellites in orbit will reach 835 and eventually 12000. Its not clear how long Canadians will be able to use Starlink. SpaceX said it would begin testing volunteer families in Canada and the northern United States this fall.

Musk, who has been wary of predicting the services performance, told participants at the 2020 satellite conference in Washington in March that the service is aimed at 3% to 4% of non urban users who are now unable to connect to the Internet or have poor connectivity. (overseas website - Canada - Zhu Fengjie Intern - Zhang Jinhua)

Source of this article: Wang Fengzhi, editor in charge of overseas website_ NT2541