13 posts categorized "Starlink"

September 29, 2021

Now Available – Worldwide and Local Current Starlink Performance

Another volunteer project to help those using and evaluating Starlink.

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September 02, 2021

Starlink Beta vs. Fiber

Last year we had terrible DSL from Consolidated Communications and much better, although not always consistent, service from wireless ISP GlobalNet. I signed up for fiber service from Stowe Cable for installation this year and also was accepted early as a Beta tester for Starlink. Now we have bot More...

August 18, 2021

Letter from Starlink

With a few notes on significance.

Last month Starlink sent the letter below to Beta users of which I am one. The news in it is important to those waiting for Starlink or considering ordering it. I can’t find an online copy so I’m posting it here along with some comments following the text More...

July 19, 2021

Computing Clouds in Orbit – A Possible Roadmap

Last week, I predicted that much of the internet and most cloud datacenters will launch into space in the next ten years. Today the only part of the Internet in space is a very small amount of “b More...

July 13, 2021

The Internet and The Cloud Are Going into Space

Unlike Bezos and Branson, they’re going to stay there.

Today we have space-based internet access and a terrestrial internet; within ten years, we’ll have a space-based internet. Internet traffic will travel more miles in space than on terrestrial fiber. By that time the g More...

June 16, 2021

Another Free Way to Tell if Starlink Broadband Will Work at Your Location

Also a good way to find out where you want to move your dish if you have problems.

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March 22, 2021

How to Find Out Free If Starlink Will Work at Your House

There’s an app for that.

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March 04, 2021

Vermont Starlink FAQs

Revised 10/30/21

  1. What is Starlink?

Starlink is a very high-speed low latency space-based broadband access service designed for use in rural areas worldwide which lack adequate terrestrial broadband infrastructure. The company Starlink, which offers the service, is a More...

February 23, 2021

Starlink or Your Local WISP for Broadband Service

A tale of two dishes.

February 12, 2021

Starlink Broadband Access: Game-Changer for Rural Broadband

An intractable accessibility problem becomes a curable affordability problem.

At the end of this excellent video se More...

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