• SpaceX Starlink speeds revealed as beta users get downloads of 11 to 60

    From OSnews@21:1/5 to All on Sat Aug 15 02:34:13 2020
    Beta users of SpaceX';s Starlink satellite-broadband service are getting download speeds ranging from 11Mbps to 60Mbps, according to tests conducted using Ookla';s speedtest.net tool. Speed tests showed upload speeds ranging from 5Mbps to 18Mbps.
    The same tests, conducted over the past two weeks, showed latencies or ping rates ranging from 31ms to 94ms. This isn';t a comprehensive study of Starlink speeds and latency, so it';s not clear whether this is what Internet users should expect once
    Starlink satellites are fully deployed and the service reaches commercial availability. We asked SpaceX several questions about the speed-test results yesterday and will update this article if we get answers.

    For what is essentially still a service in development, this is pretty impressive.


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