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  1. Jamie McKane

    Starlink will take on fibre in South Africa

    Starlink will take on fibre in South Africa The imminent arrival of Starlink and other new innovative low earth orbit (LEO) satellite services will radically change perceptions about the feasibility of satellite Internet in South Africa. This is according to Q-KON CEO Dawie De Wet, who...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Elon Musk says Starlink speeds will jump to 300Mbps in 2021

    Elon Musk says Starlink speeds will jump to 300Mbps in 2021 SpaceX’s Starlink service will show radical improvements in performance as it reaches near-global availability in 2021. According to a recent tweet from SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, Starlink’s speeds will increase to around 300Mbps and...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Why Starlink could be better than fibre for online gaming

    Why Starlink could be better than fibre for online gaming South African gamers and esports professionals will be glad to know that SpaceX's Starlink broadband Internet service could one day deliver better latency over long distances than fibre connectivity. This is due to two key improvements...
  4. Hanno Labuschagne

    SpaceX loses Falcon 9 rocket booster in botched landing

    SpaceX loses Falcon 9 rocket booster in botched landing SpaceX on Monday evening successfully launched its latest batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit. In a rare instance by its current track record, however, it lost a rocket booster in the process. The company’s B1059 Falcon 9 first...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Starlink pre-orders now open in South Africa

    Starlink pre-orders now open in South Africa South Africans can now put down a deposit to order SpaceX's Starlink high-speed, low-latency broadband service. Starlink uses a constellation of lower-earth orbit (LEO) satellites to offer fast Internet connectivity to its users.
  6. Jamie McKane

    Elon Musk's Starlink project is bad news for South Africa's SKA telescope

    Elon Musk's Starlink project is bad news for South Africa's SKA telescope Elon Musk's constellation of Starlink satellites could have dire consequences for the operations of the world's largest radio telescope - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA). SpaceX has already launched more than 900...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Starlink Internet beta delivers great speeds

    Starlink Internet beta delivers great speeds Following the launch of Elon Musk's Starlink Internet's beta service last week, users are reporting promising results, reports ZDNet. The service costs $99 per month, with an additional once-off $499 startup fee for the appropriate equipment.
  8. Jamie McKane

    Elon Musk's Starlink satellite beta coming soon

    Elon Musk's Starlink satellite beta coming soon Elon Musk's Starlink satellite Internet service is set to launch in beta in the near future, according to reports from users who have signed up for early access to the service. Users who expressed interest in the satellite Internet product and...
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