Opinion

Let's hope Elon Musk's Starlink is as 'sexy' as Tesla

Peter Griffin
Thu, 25 Mar 2021

New satellite service may create wider interest
Peter Griffin
Thu, 25 Mar 2021
I’ve seen a number of Kiwis on LinkedIn and Twitter advertising the fact they’ve pre-ordered Starlink, the new satellite broadband service developed by Elon Musk’s rocket company SpaceX.The new sign-ups are either fibre-challenged, living beyond the reach of the ultrafast broadband network, and even fixed wireless services, or craving the bragging rights that go with being early adopters of Musk’s offerings. At $159 a month, for an unlimited satellite data plan and $914 in set-up costs, they’ll be paying a premium...

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