Starlink’s Advantages Over Other LEO Companies

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By Miguel Castaneda | 1Q 2021 | IN-6107


Starlink Constellations Steadily Materializing


SpaceX launched yet another set of 60 Starlink satellites earlier this month as the company continues its expansion of its satellite broadband services across the world. SpaceX is planning to launch 42,000 satellites in its Starlink Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation for global coverage by 2027. Currently, SpaceX has about 1,200 LEO satellites (with 310 of them launched this year) and an estimated 10,000 users across communities in six countries.

What Sets Starlink Apart from Other LEO Companies


  • Strong Capital Raising: SpaceX has received help from the FCC initiative Rural Digital Opportunity Fund (RDOF), which aims to assist operators that can deliver low latency connectivity to rural parts of t...

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